How to make your e-reader look like an antique p-book

By David Rothman
August 16, 2015 // 3 Comments

Rugged and maybe even water-proof—that’s how I like my own e-reader cases or those for my phones. I’m strictly utilitarian about cases and covers. But not everyone feels that way, and if [...]

Finding the best EPUB reader solution

By Paul St John Mackintosh
August 5, 2015 // 4 Comments

As some readers may remember, I recently plumped for a Lenovo A7-10 as my preferred ereading/writing platform. And since this has a microSD card slot for storage expansion, it made huge sense to [...]

What e-reading gadgets and software should Sony crowd-source under the new First Flight program?

By David Rothman
July 5, 2015 // 1 Comment

Liliputing and Nate report Sony is experimenting with crowd-sourcing in Japan. A remote control device with an E Ink display will be the first goody to come out of the experiment, if it goes into [...]

Barnes & Noble taps new CEO as revamped B&N e-commerce site hinders access to e-books

By Chris Meadows
July 2, 2015 // 4 Comments

Earlier today, Fortune reported that Barnes & Noble has tapped Sears Canada CEO Ron Boire to take over as B&N’s CEO. Boire has been the CEO of the struggling Sears Canada for just 10 [...]

Morning Links: Indie bookstores decline in UK. eReader lighting evolution

By Joanna Cabot
April 27, 2015 // 0 Comments

Why are Indie Bookstores on the Decline in the UK But Having a Revival in the US? (Ink, Bits & Pixels) With the number of indie bookstores in the US growing every year, no one can argue that they [...]

Weekend Links: Best ebook Readers. Kindle Write On destined to fail

By Joanna Cabot
April 19, 2015 // 1 Comment Delivering Poor Internet to Poor People (Boing Boing) Mark Zuckerberg’s project bribes corrupt, non-neutral carriers in poor countries to exempt Facebook and other [...]

Weekend Links: Buying eReaders in Canada just got harder. Why YA novels make box office hits

By Joanna Cabot
March 29, 2015 // 0 Comments

Buying an eReader in Canada Just Got Harder (GoodeReader) 20% of all Canadians live in rural areas without a major bookstore and an electronics shop. Chapters/Indigo have been closing down locations [...]

E Ink makes colorful leap forward at CES 2015

By Paul St John Mackintosh
January 11, 2015 // 0 Comments

E Ink made quite an eye-catching appearance at this year’s CES – literally. The pioneering electronic paper display company debuted some of its most striking color epaper technology to [...]

Christmas Eve Links: Kindle Unlimited Devaluing eBooks? Japan going to tax foreign retailers

By Joanna Cabot
December 24, 2014 // 1 Comment

10 Public Libraries in US and Canada Surpass 1 Million eBook Downloads (GoodeReader) Ten different libraries in Canada and the United States had over one million e-Book checkouts in 2014, a [...]

Morning Links: Konrath leaves Kindle Unlimited. Review of eReader industry

By Joanna Cabot
December 22, 2014 // 2 Comments

On Reading an Author’s Work In (and Out) of Order (Book Riot) Would it be better to begin this relationship in the back catalog, where the right deep cut can make up for a multitude of lesser [...]

Morning Links: Year’s fattest cookbooks. Interactive children’s book gift guide

By Joanna Cabot
December 17, 2014 // 0 Comments

The Year’s Fattest Cookbooks (PW) From How to Cook Everything Fast at a thousand-plus pages to an authoritative collection of Mexican recipes that clocks in at 705 pages, the year 2014 saw a [...]

What device are you reading on?

By Joanna Cabot
December 15, 2014 // 14 Comments

Our friends at Book Riot have been on fire in the last week or so, posting a ton of great stuff. One of my favourite posts of the week was this participation-required roundup called ‘What Are [...]

Tablets, books and readers, oh my! Reflections on the first week of school

By Joanna Cabot
September 16, 2014 // 1 Comment

I just finished my first full week of teaching for the new school year, and it’s been so interesting to watch my students react to some of the changes I have implemented this year. In no [...]

Oxford pixel density breakthrough points to ultra-hi-res ereader displays?

By Paul St John Mackintosh
July 12, 2014 // 0 Comments

A technological breakthrough by Oxford University scientists, just announced in Science Daily, apparently “will make it possible to create pixels just a few hundred nanometres across that could [...]

Morning Roundup: Oyster expands to Android, Appeals Court rules on Sherlock Holmes

By Joanna Cabot
June 17, 2014 // 0 Comments

Ebook subscription site Oyster expands to Android, Kindle Fire and Nook tablets (GigaOM) The $9.95 per month ebook subscription service Oyster, which was previously only available on iOS, expanded to [...]

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