Five Useful 'Cloud Syncable' Apps for E-Book Fans

By Joanna Cabot
March 1, 2013 // 5 Comments

I started reading e-books back in the stones ages of plain text Gutenberg files on a handheld Palm device. My, how times have changed! Now, we can read on phones or tablets, in full glorious color—or on battery-efficient E Ink devices—books with sophisticated layouts and embedded [ on]

The Gamification of Books: Good Idea, or Bad?

By Joanna Cabot
February 26, 2013 // 1 Comment

There was an interesting article in yesterday’s Morning Links about the ‘gamification’ of books. I had first heard this term in response to the Reading Life feature on the Kobo platform, which awards you ‘badges’ for such activities as reading at a certain time in the [ on]

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