review

Review: RAVPower RP-PB 19 External Battery

By Juli Monroe, TeleRead
December 7, 2014 // 1 Comment

I’ve got so many external batteries lying around the house now that I joke with my husband we can keep our Kindles running for months in the case of a Zombie Apocalypse. But of course I was [...]

Review: Inateck Bluetooth Keyboard

By Juli Monroe, TeleRead
December 1, 2014 // 3 Comments

I’ve been perfectly happy with my [easyazon-link asin=”B005EOWBKE” locale=”us”]AmazonBasics Bluetooth Keyboard[/easyazon-link] for well over a year now. However, when [...]

Review: 1 Voice Bluetooth Ear Warmers

By Juli Monroe, TeleRead
November 26, 2014 // 0 Comments

You know how sometimes that thing you wanted without even realizing you wanted it comes along? That was my reaction when I received the email from 1 Voice about their new Bluetooth ear warmers. They [...]

Review: Inateck Kindle Paperwhite Case

By Juli Monroe, TeleRead
November 20, 2014 // 2 Comments

It’s getting to be that time of year when people will be deciding on gifts to give for the holiday. With the Kindle Paperwhite now being marketed as the mid-range offering in Amazon’s [...]

Cash for reviews: a slippery slope

By Joanna Cabot
November 14, 2014 // 6 Comments

I recently purchased some teaching products via Amazon.com. The order arrived last week and everything was fine, so I didn’t pay too much attention to it, and did not realize it had come from a [...]

Want to nix all those pesky bad reviews? The EU shows you how

By Paul St John Mackintosh
November 3, 2014 // 0 Comments

The all-too-predictable consequences for the creative arts – including literature – of the European Union’s apparently misguided attempt to legislate a “right to be [...]

Book review: Ring of Steel: Germany and Austria-Hungary in World War, by Alexander Watson, Basic Books

By Paul St John Mackintosh
September 27, 2014 // 1 Comment

The centenary of the outbreak of World War 1 in 1914 is naturally bringing out a lot of commemorative publications of varying kinds, as well as all the events and documentaries, etc., and Alexander [...]

Accessory Review: Inateck USB 4 Port Hub

By Juli Monroe, TeleRead
September 5, 2014 // 0 Comments

Some Android devices have micro-SD slots and some, like the Nexus 7, do not. If you listen to a lot of music or like to load video to your device, you know it’s easy to run out of space. [...]

Review: French Readers at the Kindle Store

By Joanna Cabot
August 31, 2014 // 0 Comments

I wrote last year about a series of ‘French reader’ storybooks I found at the Kindle store. I had downloaded several of them as freebies and found them decent, but over-priced. I would [...]

E-Book Review: Rand Unwrapped: Confessions of a Robotech Warrior

By Chris Meadows
August 30, 2014 // 1 Comment

It’s no secret that the animated TV show Robotech had a big formative influence on me when I was growing up. I still use the handle “Robotech_Master” for my Twitter, Facebook, and other [...]

Book review: The Spectral Book of Horror Stories, edited by Mark Morris, Spectral Press

By Paul St John Mackintosh
August 10, 2014 // 0 Comments

UK imprint Spectral Press, “a British Fantasy Award-nominated small independent imprint publisher,” has hitherto been known for “very limited edition signed and numbered single [...]

Review: Designers & Dragons Vol. 1: The ‘70s

By Chris Meadows
August 8, 2014 // 1 Comment

I’ve finished reading through the first volume of the RPG history from that Kickstarter I mentioned the other day, and I have to say that I’m very impressed. In fact, I plan on nominating it for [...]

App review: FBReader–Immersive mode and more

By Juli Monroe, TeleRead
July 21, 2014 // 2 Comments

I prefer ereading apps that support immersive mode in KitKat, and I periodically browse for additions to the short list of apps that support it. Right now, unless I’m missing one, the list is [...]

Accessory Review: Snugg Executive iPad Case with Card Slots

By Juli Monroe, TeleRead
July 17, 2014 // 3 Comments

I have been looking for an iPad case with pockets for some time. I go to many meetings during the week where I want my iPad and perhaps a credit card and driver’s license, but I don’t [...]

Zombies, Run! and The Walk cross a pedometer with audiobooks

By Chris Meadows
July 13, 2014 // 1 Comment

Mobile technology is really bringing about some interesting new forms of gaming, isn’t it? Lately I’ve been experimenting with an Android/iOS smartphone game called “Zombies, Run!” while I [...]

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