iPod Touch

Refurbished 4th generation iPod Touch on bargain sale

By Chris Meadows
November 8, 2012 // 2 Comments

If you’re looking for a handily pocketable e-reader and wouldn’t feel dirty giving money to Apple, CNet points out that Apple is running a pretty good deal on refurbished 4th-generation (the model from two years ago) iPod Touch units. The 8 GB version is available for $129 shipped (it costs [ on]

Review: Quotebook for iOS

By Joanna Cabot
October 11, 2012 // 1 Comment

Quotebook is an app that came to me via the Genius suggestions in my newly updated iPad’s App Store. It’s an app designed for clipping and storing favorite quotes for future reference. Unlike other iOS quote apps, it does not come with a library of quotes pre-installed. You are meant to [ on]

iOS 6 Now Available

By By a TeleRead Contributor
September 19, 2012 // 0 Comments

By Bill Stiteler | for Appletell iOS 6 is now available for download. The new operating system for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch can be downloaded over the air from the device, or via iTunes, and requires 2.4 GB of space. The update is compatible with the iPhone 3GS or better, the 4th generation [ on]

The 7-inch iPad may not be a value product after all

By By a TeleRead Contributor
September 15, 2012 // 4 Comments

By Jeremy Hill | for Gadgetell Apple spent its entire media event this past Wednesday showing off the iPhone 5, the fifth generation iPod Touch, the iPod Nano and updated software for iOS and iTunes. We didn’t hear a peep about the fabled 7-inch iPad, so it’s fair to assume that’s being [ on]

Morning Roundup – Links to Start Your Day

By Joanna Cabot
September 13, 2012 // 0 Comments

New iPod Touch Looks Better for Reading Than Ever (The Digital Reader) Apple Announces iTunes 11 (GigaOM) Kindle Paperwhite Won’t See Int’l Release Until 2013 (Good E-Reader) Waterstones CEO: Amazon Deal Great Except for the Bear Traps (Paid Content)   Kindle Daily Deal: The [ on]

Apple iPhone 5 Media Event live blog

By By a TeleRead Contributor
September 12, 2012 // 0 Comments

By Kirk Hiner & Bill Stiteler | Technology Tell Apple has been highlighting features of the forthcoming iOS 6 for many months now, and new we finally get to see some features of the newest device to run it. The iPhone 5 is being unveiled today at 10:00 am PT (1:00 ET), and this link will take [ on] searches spill the beans on what will be announced later today

By By a TeleRead Contributor
September 12, 2012 // 3 Comments

By Robert Nelson | for Gadget Tell In what confirms some of the rampant rumors, the website has revealed some of what will be unveiled later today. The results were first discovered by the folks over at 9to5Mac, however they are easy enough to replicate on your own (at least at the [ on]

E-Book Ergonomics: Best Practices?

By Joanna Cabot
September 12, 2012 // 7 Comments

I was working only part-time over the summer, and had a lot more time for reading than I usually do. I found, to my dismay, that about halfway through July, I started getting wrist issues: pain when I typed for long periods, numbness and tingling at night and other troublesome symptoms. What was [ on]

Apple’s Media Event Today: What can we expect?

By By a TeleRead Contributor
September 12, 2012 // 0 Comments

By Jonathan Pena  | for Apple Tell Apple has been highlighting features of the forthcoming iOS 6 for many months now, and today, at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco, many journalists and consumers are waiting to see what Apple will unveil. Tons of leaked pictures of the [ on]

4” iPhone, iPod Touch, 8” iPad Mini possibly expected in September

By Chris Meadows
July 25, 2012 // 2 Comments

As the new hardware refresh comes ever closer, the Apple iDevice rumors grow ever thicker. Here’s a couple of choice ones with e-reading implications. MacRumors has a report suggesting that the iPod Touch will get an update to a new 4” design right along with the iPhone. (The picture at left is [ on]

iPhone turns five today

By Chris Meadows
June 29, 2012 // 1 Comment

Five years ago today, a nifty little gadget appeared on the scene—a palm-sized color tablet with cell phone connectivity. Owing a lot to the design of the old Palm Pilot (before Palm went all QWERTY thumb-boardy), the iPhone quickly became one of Apple’s most popular products. (Of course, Apple [ on]

4th-generation iPod Touch sees refurbishment discount

By Chris Meadows
April 17, 2012 // 1 Comment

CNet has a piece about what a good deal the newly-discounted refurbished 4th-gen iPod Touches available at the Apple Store currently are: 8 gig discounted $30 to $169, 32 gig discounted $50 to $249, and 64-gig discounted $60 to $339. These are the models that have the double-resolution Retina [ on]

E-reader accessory review: Flygrip one-handed device grip

By Chris Meadows
April 15, 2012 // 9 Comments

A few days ago, I was contacted by Chih-Chin Sun of Flygrip, an iPhone/e-reader handgrip accessory made by a company that began selling its products in February of this year. Ms. Sun had read my post about seeking a one-handed e-reading solution for my mother, who had her right arm amputated on New [ on]

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