The Kindle Reading Experience

Reading Retrofit: A Tool Called Spritz

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From the beginning, EduKindle has really been about the meetup between digital technology and reading. Not so much the impact of technology on the publication of text, although that has a long, long history that has involved advances in technology at every step (see Mr. Gutenberg and his press, or Mr. Hammurabi and his stele).…

The 21st Century Principal: Using Your Kindle Tablet App and Chrome ‘Send to Kindle’ Extension to Read Web Articles

More and more, reading with Kindle doesn’t require that you actually OWN a Kindle. Of any type. In fact, I spend most of my time these days on my iPad Mini, but I like to use the Kindle app and the Amazon ecosystem to collect articles, buy books, and review my documents. Here is a…

What a diet book taught me about my eBook spending « TeleRead

If you don’t read Joanna Cabot at Teleread, you should. She is truly the e-book reader/user’s best friend, testing out everything, taking nothing on authority, and sharing her experiences for our benefit. This article is a great introduction to her thinking and her work. Enjoy! What a diet book taught me about my eBook spending…

Big Library Read Program Makes Unlimited Copies of Kids Book Available for Download

Overdrive is using its position as “middleman” between the publishers and the libraries in a way that truly benefits readers. It’s “Big Library Read” program makes unlimited copies of a book it selects available through public libraries that use its service, instead of limiting the number of checkouts to the number of copies that the…