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3 Things to Know Before Buying Foreign Kindle E-Books

While most consumers and Amazon customers buy all – or almost all – of their e-books from the branch of Amazon that is in their own country of residence. But once in a while there may be a compelling reason to shop overseas for your Kindle books, and if you do so you may encounter some perplexing challenges. That’s why it is a good idea to know three particular things about that kind of unique transaction, so that you understand how it works or figure out a workaround solution if you hit a roadblock.

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4 E-Books to Help You Have a More Joyful, Successful Year

Just as starting your day on the right foot is a great idea, beginning the new year with some clarity and focus can help ensure that it is more successful and rewarding. Your e-reader and e-books can help in that regard, because one of the biggest challenges to keeping New Year’s resolutions is staying inspired and maintaining a positive outlook. Most people set annual goals but they don’t keep them, and that can backfire to make your year even more difficult. That’s because right out of the gate you lose self-confidence because by failing to keep your resolutions.

When Water and E-readers Don’t Mix: An overview of the Kobo Aura H2O

Here we are in the peak days of summer, when excursions to lakes, pools, rivers, and beaches are a great way to find relief from the heat and just have more fun. Nothing adds to the pleasure like a good book to read, either, and e-books are the handiest and most portable way to go. But that presents a potentially serious dilemma. How do you pack along your high-tech e-reader device without the risk of ruining it if it gets splashed on or you accidentally drop it into the water? Fortunately there is one e-reader that was designed

Toptal’s List Of Top Free Programming Books

This post originally appeared on the Toptal Blog here: www.toptal.com/software/toptal-s-list-of-top-free-programming-books

The Internet is mankind’s biggest repository of knowledge, information, useful (and useless: think of cat pics) digital content. Today, we will be taking a quick look at something useful and down to earth: free online programming books.

There are a lot of useful books, guides, technical documentation, research papers, code examples and testimonials available online. You are merely a Google search away from this stuff, provided you weed out the SEO-optimised content mill pages, which still rank high on Google.

Since we cannot list and review hundreds of

6 Tips for Increasing Your Speed as an E-Book Reader

With school back in session and millions of today’s students using e-books in the classroom, versus traditional books, it’s a good time to talk about speed-reading. Even if you aren’t a student or are only reading for pleasure, there are only so many minutes in the day and you may want to know how to become a faster reader. Then again, you may not be interested in speedy reading, because you don’t see it as a race or a competition. You just want to enjoy what you read and retain more of it as you read. Whatever kind