Chris Meadows

Paul St John Mackintosh is TeleRead’s new Associate Editor

By David Rothman
October 11, 2015 // 0 Comments

TeleRead’s new Associate Editor is Paul St John Mackintosh, a long-time tech writer and e-book lover, as well a poet and writer of dark fiction. Paul, a consummate Scot, lives in Budapest, Hungary, but is the official poet of the Clan Mackintosh. He is ahead of me in a most useful [ on]

TeleRead Podcast #3 coming shortly

By Chris Meadows
July 11, 2015 // 0 Comments

Our third episode will be recording live at the top of the hour—3 p.m. today. I should have posted something about this earlier, but it slipped my mind. I’ve been having a hard time getting things together this week, I’m afraid. Nonetheless, I’m looking forward to talking to Juli again, and [ on]

TeleRead podcast commences at 3 p.m. Eastern

By Chris Meadows
July 2, 2015 // 0 Comments

In just under an hour, we’ll be going live with our next TalkShoe episode of the TeleRead podcast! We hope some of you will be right there with us to tune in! Today, Juli and I will be discussing the recent hot news stories to hit the site in the last few days, including but not limited to: The [ on]

E-book-lovers vs. proprietary formats (yes, P is still evil)

By David Rothman
June 6, 2015 // 10 Comments

TeleRead writers traditionally have been strong supporters of e-book standards. No blinking. No hesitation. ePub is the way to go in most cases. The majority of us have just hated proprietary formats even though companies like Amazon make them hard to avoid. Proprietary formats remind us of the [ on]

$5 Blu-rays? Blame Amazon overstocks

By Chris Meadows
April 16, 2015 // 3 Comments

The critically-acclaimed, Oscar-winning movie “Birdman” was only released two months ago. I just bought this movie on Blu-ray for $5. The case was in great condition, had a blank label over the bar code, but had no shrinkwrap seal. The disc appeared in excellent order, with a little bit of [ on]

Hey TeleRead! What happened to my comment?! (And other site updates)

By Dan Eldridge
August 16, 2013 // 4 Comments

Hello readers! At some point over the past seven or eight days, some of you may have noticed that the comments you’ve written and attempted to post to a particular article here have failed to appear. Pretty frustrating, right? Right. But contrary to what you may have recently read on message [ on]

Japan Considering Copyright Extension; Canada Next?

By Joanna Cabot
July 16, 2013 // 4 Comments

From the inimitable Michael Geist comes this little tidbit that Japan is considering extending its standard copyright from Life-Plus-50 to Life-Plus-70. What makes this especially worrying is that Canada, one of the last Life-Plus-50 bastions, is, like Japan, considering participation in the [ on]

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