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4 Questions to Answer Before Shopping for an E-Reader

What Kind of Screen and E-Ink Do You Want?

Several years ago it was pretty easy to shop for your first e-reader, because the only one available was the Amazon Kindle, which came in only one model or version. Now there are literally dozens of e-reader device to choose from, which can make it harder to know where to begin. But you can simplify your shopping by asking four fundamental questions.

What is Your Budget?

The budget is the first thing to identify, and there are excellent e-readers on the market today that range in price from around

Tips for Caring for Your E-Reader

If you’re an avid reader, chances are your e-reader gadget is just as active as you are, traveling from place to place and being subjected to tumbles, smudges, liquid spills, and other potentially damaging circumstances and elements. Here are some tips and suggestions to help you care for your e-reader to ensure that it lasts longer and continues to perform as you expect, without worry about breakage, damage, or problems with dirt and grime obscuring the screen.

Avoid Ordinary Cleaning Fluids

One of the most common misconceptions has to do with keeping the screen of your e-reader or

5 Things to Know about Kindle Cloud Reader

Let’s say you’re traveling this summer, in a foreign country, and you don’t have your smart phone because it wouldn’t work overseas. Plus you didn’t bring your Kindle e-reader along, because you weren’t sure how well it would work – or if it would work at all. But you do have your laptop. Can you still read Kindle books?

Kindle Cloud Reader

The good news is yes, as long as you have a Wi-Fi connection that lets you access your Amazon account – where you can interface with Kindle Cloud Reader. Of course you may not have the

E-book E-readers vs. Tablets: 4 things to consider

E-readers and tablets are simultaneously similar and different. But the things they don’t share in common can have a big impact on your re-book reading experience. Before you invest in one or the other, here are four key considerations to take into account.

#1 Visual Imagery and Eye Strain

E-readers utilize a screen that displays electronic paper and ink, which is engineered to closely replicate the look and visible texture of real printed paper. Tablets, on the other hand, typically display high-resolution images and text – but the graphic representation is a bit harsher than real paper or

4 Tips for Reading E-Books on Your Smart Phone

You may be like the hundreds of millions of other readers on the planet who turn on an e-reader to enjoy novels, non-fiction, magazines, and more. But most people do not always leave home with a dedicated e-reader device like a Kindle or Nook tucked under their arm. Oftentimes you are traveling so light that all you take with you is your wallet and cell phone. So what do you do then about accessing e-books? Here are some answers to that questions – along with four great tips for connecting to your e-books via your smart phone.

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