Category Technology

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.


Solving Technical Glitches with Kindle Fire HD

The Kindle Fire HD from – which has been renamed simply Fire HD – is one of the most popular and versatile e-readers in the world. The device offers vivid, eye-popping graphics and color, a number of different features not found on a more basic e-reader, and you can purchase Fire HD in a variety of size formats to suit your reading preferences and portability needs.

As with any electronic gadget that operates thanks to an advanced software platform, from time to time you may experience bugs or glitches. While that can be frustrating and confusing, usually

How to Load E-books to Nook and Kobo Glo

Many people want to use e-books this summer, because carrying your personal library with you is a breeze when all you need to do is take along a small, portable, lightweight e-reader device. That is an ideal option whether you are traveling by car or plane, are going to the beach or just to the swimming pool, or are backpacking into the wilderness or going on a long bicycle excursion.

But those who are new to e-book technology can often feel intimidated by their e-reader devices because they don’t know exactly how they work. Just as when someone

President Obama Campaigns for Free E-Books

The Associated Press, along with leading business news outlets including the U.S. News & World Report, ran a story in late April explaining that President Barack Obama is pushing for more young people to have access to e-books. During a press conference held at a public library in one of the poorest neighborhood in Washington, DC, the nation’s capital, President Obama revealed the new plan to provide more than $250 million worth of free e-books to low-income students.

Project ConnectEd

The e-book initiative is part of a larger and more comprehensive project called ConnectEd, which is intended to