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Lesser-Known E-Reader Features Right at Your Fingertips

Ever since e-books and e-reader devices entered the marketplace to compete with less convenient conventional printed books, the technology has evolved at breakneck speed. Within just 10 years the quality of the electronic print has been dramatically enhanced, and lots of new features and innovations have been made available. Meanwhile the price of e-readers has plummeted while the quality and variety of options has significantly increased. You can buy basic e-readers, ones that also allow you to check your email or surf the web, and even ones that deliver videos and other kinds of specialized multimedia content…while enabling

Tips for Creating Your E-Book

In our last blog we talked about how easy, affordable, and convenient it can be to author your own book if you publish it as an e-book versus a traditional printed book. You can delegate the production part of that process to a graphic designer who will handle the technical aspects of putting it all together with the right format, font, graphics, and visual style. But you can also use some very user-friendly software packages to manage that part of the project yourself, if you want a more hands-on involvement.

That can give you a greater sense of

4 Tips for Becoming a Published E-Book Author

One of the biggest innovations of the past 15 years is e-books, and not just because they are so convenient, portable, and affordable. The invention of e-books also broke down many barriers to would-be authors who used to find it impossible to get published. Now, instead of having to convince a publishing company to invest their money to print your book – which is especially difficult if you are not yet an established or famous author – you can write it and have it published without hassles, almost immediately. Here are five tips that can help you if

The 5 Most Important E-Reader Accessories

Tens of millions of lucky people just received a new e-reader device for the holidays. Maybe it was a gift from mom and dad, from a spouse, from Santa Claus, or from a friend or colleague. If you’ve never owned one before, you may not be sure which accessories you need to accompany it, enhance its usefulness, and protect it from damage. Even if you have had e-readers before, you’ll still need a few items to use with it, if those weren’t included in your recent gift or purchase of an e-reader. Let’s look at five of the

Tips for E-Reader Repairs

Every reader loves their Kindle or other type of e-reader gadget, and once you get into the e-reading habit – which is a great habit to develop – you can be really bummed-out if your e-reader isn’t working properly. But the good news is that some of these problems can be remedied by just doing a little investigative troubleshooting. Others may require a repair by a pro, but could be covered by your warranty if your e-reader is relatively new. These are good things to know about, particularly during the holiday season when many people will be lucky