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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…

Far From the Madding Crowd? Far from Frictionless!

Are Consumers Like Hardy's Sheep?

Read the Recent Post Does My Kindle Book Have Real Page Numbers? You remember Jeff Bezos’s stated mission to make reading “frictionless”? Well, in some macro sense, circa 2009, he has accomplished his mission. But this is 2013, people, and when I want to load a copy of a public domain title onto my Kindle…

Five Reasons I Put Pulse on My Kindle Fire

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I mean, there are more than five reasons, and frankly I put that in the headline because the pundits say it makes more people read the post, like the numerical approach scratches some itch we have in the reptilian brain or something. In any case, I should say “at least five,” because this nifty little…