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A great web service that is now free

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Now that it has been purchased by Pinterest, an Instapaper account with all the premium services is now free! (You’re welcome…;-) Click on the logo for more information. In case you never heard of Instapaper, editors at Wikipedia tell us that “Instapaper is a bookmarking service owned by Pinterest. It allows web content to be…

One Prime Benefit that Most Amazon Users Overlook

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Years ago I discovered the value of Amazon Prime. At that time, the main feature of the service was free two-day delivery on most items, including books, which is what I ordered most often. I hadn’t yet started ordering my favorite teas and coffees through the service, nor the trash bags we like and other…

What’s wrong with Clean Reader? Maybe nothing…

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When I asked educators about the usefulness of Clean Reader, the responses were definitive. Teachers don’t like it. It smacks of censorship. It dilutes the purpose of art, or worse–it bastardizes it in the name of correctness. One teacher said that the app is “a violation of all of the principles of intellectual freedom that…

Will Kindle Unlimited Change Everything?

Watch the short video that GigaOm dug up about the new subscription service for unlimited books from Amazon: How would such a service affect your reading habits? Please share your thoughts in the comments below! You might also like: Beware Automatic Book Updates on Kindle and What Educators Need to Know About Kindle Synchronization

Paris Museum Guide – free ebook download

By: Moyan Brenn

Headed abroad this summer? If Paris is on your itinerary, download this ebook guide to the museums of this great art city and have it handy on any mobile device, saved in your Kindle reader or your ePub reader (we like Bluefire). In addition to the general article on Paris itself and the article listing…

Beware Automatic Book Updates on Kindle

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Related Content: Should You De-Synchronize Your Kindle? If you have been reading this blog, you know I am an awestruck fan of the Amazon reading ecosystem and the many, many ways it improves the reading experience, even if you can’t easily find that free book you are looking for… But you have to remember that…