New Mobile Bookmarklet – View PDFs As HTML

Last month I wrote about an easy way to view those pesky PDF documents in many mobile browsers. That method used a bookmarklet that rewrites links to PDFs so that they open in the online PDF to Image converter at  WapReview reader Serola just sent me another bookmarklet that uses a different online PDF conversion service,, which converts the documents into HTML instead  images. With the documents I tried the  HTML representation (image, top) was not  as faithful … Continue reading

View PDFs in Opera Mini, Easy Peasy!

Pdf documents continue to be a pain in the butt for mobile web users.  Most mobile browsers can’t open them and downloading a PDF for viewing with a dedicated reader app is time consuming and only possible on fairly advanced handsets. A month ago I wrote about a way to view PDFs in Opera Mini by pasting the PDF’s URL into an online PDF to HTML converter form.  That works but requires quite a few steps to accomplish and isn’t … Continue reading