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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When the Kindle first hit the market, we were all still trying to figure out how Amazon was going to be engineering the move from hardback books to digital formatting. At first, the offerings were limited and in some cases the quality was sub-standard. OCR software mistakes were obvious and irritating. Gradually, however, the Kindle library grew in both quantity and quality as more and more books became available in digital form.
I think Amazon neglected to put enough checks in place, however, because in early to mid 2009, they were at the center
Endless books, by Su Ai
Einstein is quoted as saying, “Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal” and considering the way some people see indie publishing today, Einstein may not have been far wrong.
When Amazon introduced their Kindle and the 99c eBook, reading material was suddenly, seemingly endless. I could buy 10 books where before I could only get 1. It felt like a windfall. For many years, I would finish a book and twiddle my thumbs until the next one would fall into my hands. Now I could buy 10