On Being Married to a Nonreader

By libertyc
August 26, 2013 // 1 Comment

This fun little blog post hit my inbox this morning; a woman named Kellee writes about being married to a “nonreader” and what she’s learned from this. The article struck a cord [...]

Morning Roundup: Overstock puts on the gloves; The Billy Pilgrim Traveling Library hits the road; and more

By libertyc
August 20, 2013 // 0 Comments

Morgan Stanley Analyst Looks at Amazon Kindle eReader Sales (Good e-Reader) It is no secret that Amazon keeps all sales data private and never divulges sales data on Kindle Fire and e-Readers. An [...]

Easy instructions for organizing Collections on Kindle Touch and Paperwhite

By libertyc
July 28, 2013 // 4 Comments

So maybe you like keeping Collections on your Kindle, but you think it’s a pain to organize them on the device. Or perhaps you have two devices, and you like to keep the Collections in sync. [...]

Is the Smartwatch Trend Heralding a New Type of E-Reader?

By libertyc
July 18, 2013 // 1 Comment

Excitement over the new trend toward smartwatches seems to be reaching a crescendo, with Apple’s rumored iWatch supposedly due to debut in 2014, while Sony brings out the latest generation of its [...]

Technology: No Big Deal Anymore?

By libertyc
July 16, 2013 // 0 Comments

I posted earlier about the computer shopping that’s been going on in my family lately. Well, gadget lusts strikes again—the Beloved’s mother showed me a 900-page doorstopper of a [...]

Infographic: E-Reader vs. Octopus Tech Battle! Which is Better?

By libertyc
July 5, 2013 // 3 Comments

No, honest, that’s not a linkbait title. Or, well … not too much of one. My husband found this absolutely awesome infographic on Livescience. Source: LiveScience Check out the image of [...]

E-Reader Price War Breaks Out in UK as Kobo Chases Nook Down

By libertyc
June 17, 2013 // 2 Comments

WHSmith, the UK high street bookstore and stationery chain, has hit a new low in e-reader retailing—price-wise—with a deal on the Kobo Mini e-reader for just £29.99 ($47.07), down from its [...]

Hey everyone … it's a Kindle Torture Test!

By libertyc
June 13, 2013 // 0 Comments

Now that it’s summer, and we want to take our e-readers to the beach, this is perhaps a good time to review what are (and are not) good ideas for how to treat our devices. CNET put the Kindle [...]

Amazon calls all change to Kindle across German stations

By libertyc
June 13, 2013 // 0 Comments

Following my earlier report on Barnes & Noble’s plans for the German market, Amazon now seems to be taking up the challenge with a new ad campaign, according to Germany’s Buchreport.de. The [...]

B&N decides Deutschland über alles with German market entry

By libertyc
June 7, 2013 // 4 Comments

German book press has picked up on the news that Barnes & Noble is still pressing on with its launch plans in Germany. According to the original article, “Barnes & Noble still wants to [...]

Kobo Aura HD: First Impressions

By libertyc
April 29, 2013 // 4 Comments

Spotted my first Kobo Aura HD this weekend! My local Indigo had added the new 30-percent larger 6.8 inch reader to its in-store display, and I got to play with one for a few minutes. And my first [...]

Want to Compare E-Readers? Try Reader Rocket

By libertyc
April 19, 2013 // 2 Comments

Buying an e-reader has become more complex, with several solid options, both in E Ink and tablet-like lines. So how do you choose? That’s where a brand-new, just-launched-yesterday website [...]

Kobo Introducing High-End E Ink Reader, the Aura HD. But Why?

By libertyc
April 16, 2013 // 10 Comments

Honestly, I’ve got mixed feelings about Kobo’s announcement of their new e-reader. On the one hand, I’m glad to see someone releasing a high-end E Ink reader. The specs on this one [...]

Kobo to Launch New HD E-Reader

By libertyc
April 16, 2013 // 2 Comments

I woke up this morning to the news that Kobo is launching a new HD reader! The ‘Aura HD‘ has the same glow technology as the excellent flagship Kobo Glo, but has a bigger 6.8 inch screen [...]

Congress May Legislate to Allow iPad Use During Take-Off and Landing

By libertyc
March 12, 2013 // 10 Comments

Want to be able to use your iPad, Kindle, iPod or other electronic device during take-off and landing why flying? Write your congressperson and ask them to support upcoming legislation to change the [...]

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