tech

Morning Links: Reports of iOS Ad Blocking May Be Premature. Fix or Replace?

By Juli Monroe, TeleRead
June 16, 2015 // 0 Comments

iOS 9 content blocking extensions are not a mobile advertising armageddon (Baldur Bjarnason) Over the past couple of days I sat down and did what most tech columnists seem unwilling to do: I actually [...]

Camping Without Power: How Did It Go?

By Juli Monroe, TeleRead
June 9, 2015 // 1 Comment

Can you tell we’ve drunk all the REI Kool-Aid? We are back from our camping trip, and while we weren’t entirely happy campers, that was because of the daily rain, not the power situation. [...]

Getting Ready to Camp Without Power (sort of)

By Juli Monroe, TeleRead
May 28, 2015 // 7 Comments

Like our new tent? I know. First world problem. Camping is supposed to be getting back to nature and unplugging, so why is camping without power even something to write about? Because my husband and [...]

Morning Links: Myth of consumer tech globalization. Canadians selling ebooks direct

By Joanna Cabot
May 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

The Myth of Globalization in Consumer Tech (Re/Code) As he recounted this story, what stood out to him was not that these young Chinese tourists didn’t use Facebook or Instagram, but that they [...]

Your new literary competitor: IBM Watson

By Paul St John Mackintosh
April 21, 2015 // 3 Comments

As if competition from the giant online slushpile wasn’t enough, seriously writerly folk now have an even more alarming threat: computer-generated works. And if you’re a cookery writer, [...]

Raspberry Pi E-Paper display blows past Kickstarter goal

By Paul St John Mackintosh
April 17, 2015 // 0 Comments

Heroically avoiding any puns about blowing … raspberries, I’m delighted to report that a Kickstarter campaign to create an e-paper display for the Raspberry Pi has succeeded past all [...]

Morning Links: The year in technology. Where to donate books

By Joanna Cabot
December 23, 2014 // 0 Comments

The Year in Tech: Net Neutrality, IoT Grows up, Uber Turns Heads (GigaOM) As 2014 draws to a close, the technology world seems a little weary. *** Where to Donate Your Books (Book Riot) The best book [...]

Christmas gift ideas for your ereading habit: The Surge II Charged Backpack

By Paul St John Mackintosh
December 11, 2014 // 0 Comments

For anyone looking for gift ideas for an ereading addict or allround geek, and especially one with the wanderlust, here's one: The North Face Surge II Charged Backpack, designed to both protect and charge your devices while on the move. Around in the market for a while, "the classic 32-liter Surge II is now hooked up for 2014 with a large capacity Joey™ T55 power supply to recharge your electronic devices," according to North Face. [...]

Technology Innovation for Smart Publishing comes too late?

By Paul St John Mackintosh
July 30, 2014 // 0 Comments

According to an announcement made on the London Book Fair website some months after the latter’s closure, “The TISP network (Technology Innovation for Smart Publishing), the European [...]

Why don’t you write with that old book?

By Paul St John Mackintosh
July 26, 2014 // 1 Comment

Here’s a novel (no pun intended) use for that old unwanted book or printout – why not turn its paper into a writing instrument? That takes the whole concept of recycling one step further [...]

Popular Electronic Devices In 2013 (Infographic)

By Juli Monroe, TeleRead
January 8, 2014 // 2 Comments

Here’s an interesting infographic about popular electronic devices in 2013. I like how they broke it out into different categories: Winners Clunkers Game Changers Contenders Provided by [...]

Morning Roundup: Bad Tech Habits To Break, Is Anyone Reading Your Tweets and more

By libertyc
December 24, 2013 // 0 Comments

14 Bad Tech Habits To Break In 2014 (Forbes) Thanks to smartphones, cloud technology and social networks, we can take the Internet with us everywhere these days. The down side–we can take the [...]

Op-Ed: Too Much Tech To Keep Up

By libertyc
September 1, 2013 // 2 Comments

I had an amusing phone chat with a client earlier this week. He called to tell me he was losing his YouTube virginity. (Really? Doesn’t he know that sort of thing tends to go viral?) Ahem. Anyway, [...]

A First Look at Indigo Tech!

By libertyc
August 29, 2013 // 0 Comments

Indigo Tech is open for business! I snapped these pics today at my local store, and it’s about what I expected: a fancier Kobo kiosk, iPads and more! The various wall displays have headphones, [...]

Disconnecting Completely For the First Time In Years

By libertyc
August 26, 2013 // 7 Comments

Everyone loves to write about disconnecting while on vacation, and about whether it’s a good idea or a bad one. (Uh, yes, I do put myself in the category of loving to write about it.) Anyway, [...]

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