Consumer Review of the Sale Priced Barnes & Noble Nook Glowlight

Consumer Review of the Sale Priced Barnes & Noble Nook Glowlight

Barnes & Noble just announced that between now and May 11th the handy and popular Nook Glowlight e-book reader will be offered at a discounted price of only $99, for Mother’s Day. That price includes free shipping if you purchase the Glowlight online, too, so the savings adds up to close to 20% off the regular retail price. Colorful and protective Nook Glowlight Clip covers are also being offered at a 20% discount.

If you are shopping for a great Mother’s Day gift that she will use all year long for years to come, the Glowlight is a

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Is Your e-Book Reader at Risk from the “Heartbleed” Computer Bug?

Is Your e-Book Reader at Risk from the “Heartbleed” Computer Bug?

Within the past few days and weeks the news media around the world has been reporting on a new computer bug uncovered by technicians at Google and elsewhere that is considered the worst in history. By now you have likely heard about the widespread security gap dubbed “Heartbleed.” Unfortunately, the bug is so unique and complex that even news stories about it are prone to errors that can add to the confusion and misunderstanding surrounding Heartbleed.

What’s the Nature of the Threat? First of all, it is important to understand that Heartbleed is not a computer virus. According

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Behind the Magical Technology of e-Books

Behind the Magical Technology of e-Books

Do you recall the most surprising and rewarding thing that you experienced when trying out the popular e-book format for the first time on an e-reader device such as a Kindle or Nook? For most people it is the astonishingly realistic quality. They are intrigued and somewhat mystified by how much the paper and ink resembles what they see on a traditional printed page. Even the visual color and texture of the paper is crisp, clear, and comfortably viewed despite challenges like bright light that can make reading text on a computer or smart phone screen very difficult.

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