Amazon targets the Internet of Things: Will it impact your Kindle?

By Paul St John Mackintosh
October 7, 2015 // 0 Comments

Fortune just shared a report, based on claimed exclusive sight of an internal memo, that Amazon is planning a major push into the Internet of things (IoT). According to Fortune, Amazon is unveiling a new cloud IoT service at AWS re:Invent 2015, its Amazon Web Services jamboree already under way in [ on]

How to set up your car for audiobooks while driving – but should you?

By Paul St John Mackintosh
September 18, 2015 // 3 Comments

The sophistication, variety, and integration of in-car entertainment and operating systems is ever-growing, as any driver can tell you. Voice-activated systems that sync with your mobile phone or tablet over Bluetooth and integrate with its onboard multimedia and data now come as standard on newer [ on]

Tobii and the eye-driven reading experience of the future

By Paul St John Mackintosh
September 20, 2013 // 0 Comments

Here’s another technology that might one day make a big difference to the ebook/ereader/tablet reading experience. As Mashable announced in a recent article, the eye tracking solutions developed by assistive technology manufacturer Tobii “lets you control a tablet with your eyes.” [ on]

Tablets and E-Readers: The missing control

By Jon Jermey
December 8, 2012 // 14 Comments

So I’ve stumbled out of bed and dragged myself to the breakfast table, propped up an e-reader on a stack of unused coasters, got a slice of buttered toast in one hand and a cup of tea in the other, and … And what? I don’t have a spare finger to press buttons or swipe the screen with, and [ on]

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