tablet review

REVIEW: iPad Mini

By Joanna Cabot
December 29, 2012 // 2 Comments

I posted earlier this year about my first impressions of the iPad Mini, and since then, I’ve remained on the fence about whether or not I would get one. I use my devices so much, and I really welcomed something smaller and lighter and nimbler. On the other hand, the price point horrified me [...]

REVIEW: Google’s Nexus 10 Android tablet as a library patron’s delight

By David Rothman
December 26, 2012 // 5 Comments

I drive a 1988 Honda and on the whole lead a frugal life. But I have a weakness for e-books and gizmos for reading them. You can’t fathom technology, at the practical level for library patrons and other book-lovers, without using it. Curious where the tech is headed? Well, what costs too much [...]

Kobo Arc: First Impressions

By Joanna Cabot
November 21, 2012 // 0 Comments

I got my hands on a Kobo Arc today! A co-worker bought one and wanted my help setting it up. She’s a complete e-book newbie, and was persuaded to buy the Arc because she travels a lot, and wanted a device she could take with her for books, movies, light Web browsing and entertainment. The [...]

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