Ereaders and ebooks

Amazon Kindle 3 review

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One of the most interesting things about this technology is that it’s so new and so revolutionary, the market hasn’t even agreed what to call it yet. And of those who seem to have settled on a name, no one agrees how to spell it. The Amazon Kindle sales pages call it a “Wireless Reading […]

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How to read books on an iPod

The iPod does not have an ebook-specific reader, or just a text format good for reading ebooks. It’s unfortunate, because the style and capabilities of iPods make them perfect for such functions. Sure, you can use the iPod as a portable hard drive to read ebooks on any PC. But if you want to use […]

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Free ebooks, libraries and text reading software

Hollywood loves remaking successful books, and the last few years give many examples. Around the World in 80 Days, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, and I, Robot are just a few. Trying to count remakes of Dracula, Tarzan or The Three Musketeers is more difficult than getting cheap popcorn and drinks at a movie theater. When a blockbuster releases, we […]

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AlphaSmart Neo review

As I type this, I’m sitting at my friendly neighborhood Panera Bread. I’m one of the lucky ones who managed to grab a squishy chair right next to the fireplace (for those who aren’t Paneraheads, this is quite the primo seat). So you’ve got an image in your head of some geeky weirdo hunched over […]

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