Articles by David Rothman

Want longer battery life for e-reading on your iPad? Upgrade to iOS 9

By David Rothman
September 26, 2015 // 0 Comments

iOS upgrades are free and can help you thwart black-hat hackers. But owners of the iPad may have a special reason for upgrading—longer battery life. As reported in ITPro, “There were notable increases in battery… When running iOS 8, our iPhone 6 Plus lasted seven hours and 41 minutes [...]

Nook GlowLight Plus e-reader on the way? B&N briefly teases us

By David Rothman
September 25, 2015 // 6 Comments

B&N’s Web site briefly mentioned a NookGlowLight Plus e-reader yesterday, the apparent successor to the aging NookGlowLight, now marked down to $99. Is 300 dpi goodness on the way to compete with Amazon’s Kindle offerings and Kobo’s, too? A MobileReader and Nate shared a screenshot, but [...]

Online opinion polls and the digital divide: Smart commentary from Nate

By David Rothman
September 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

“Why can’t the media understand the digital divide—especially the Associated Press?” I asked earlier this month on the TeleRead and LibraryCity sites. AP just didn’t get it. The divide isn’t merely about gadget counts. It’s about a mix of computers, connectivity, other access [...]

How to snorkel with an iPad Pro, iPad Air, iPhone or Apple Watch

By David Rothman
September 24, 2015 // 0 Comments

“The world’s first fully waterproof case for Apple iPad Pro” will keep your tablet safe in up to two meters of water, according to Catalyst. Ah! Good enough for snorkeling—or maybe reading an e-book while floating on an air mattress.  No need to worry about stray splashes. [...]

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