The Kindle Fire HD from Amazon.com – 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
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
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.
The e-book initiative is part of a larger and more comprehensive project called ConnectEd, which is intended to
Just in time for the holiday shopping season, Amazon unveiled its “Voyage” e-reader. Amazon invented the first-ever e-reader with the Kindle, so the Voyage represents the newest incarnation in the constantly-growing family of Amazon e-book reader gadgets.
Here’s a quick overview and consumer review of the Voyage:
Lightweight But Tough
The Voyage offers crisp text on a 6-inch 300ppi screen made of glass. The device weighs in at less than six and a half ounces, so it is extremely lightweight. But it is also housed in black rubberized magnesium instead of plastic, for long-lasting durability.
Realistic Look and
With the biggest online shopping days of Black Friday and Cyber Monday happening this month, it is important to pay attention to your financial security, especially online and over Wi-Fi. You need robust passwords, trustworthy websites, anti-virus protections, and reassurance that your accounts are all guarded from personal data thieves. Virtually any computer and Internet-enabled gadget can be susceptible. So what about your handy e-reader? Is your Kindle or Nook a source of security worry?
An Epidemic of Cyber Attacks and Hacks
Last holiday shopping season it was a huge headline-generating sensation when the Michael’s store chain was