Amazon’s Kindle Unlimited Arrives as the Netflix for eBooks

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Amazon has launched a new Kindle ebook service called Kindle Unlimited that allows you to rent an unlimited number of ebooks for just a monthly fee of $9.99. The service is an all-you-can-read buffet that costs just $10 per month, and with that you get to choose from over 600,000 ebooks and “thousands” of audiobooks […]

How to Sync iBooks Across Multiple Apple Devices

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It’s no secret that iBooks is a huge mess, but for those that rely on Apple’s own ebook service, it’s at least workable most of the time. If you use all Apple products exclusively, iBooks makes it easy to view your ebooks on all your devices and have them sync up so you can start […]

5 iPhone Apps to Save Hundreds on College Textbooks

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The price of college is a stretch for many, and the cost of college textbooks is just as much of a stretch. As a first year college student I am quickly realizing what it is like to live the life of a financially stretched individual. After paying tuition, room and board and other fees I still […]

10 iPad and iPhone Apps for Traveling Preschoolers

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Here are 10 iPhone and iPad apps we recommend parents use to keep preschoolers entertained during long trips. Of course a preschooler doesn’t really ‘need’ an iPad, but many parents can attest to the fact that iPads can make travelling more enjoyable for everyone. Read: Tech Toys for Toddlers Finding the right educational games and […]

Interactive Apps like The Lost Gorilla are the Future of Children’s Books

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Children’s books hold a special place in many kids’ and parents’ hearts, but even the best of them can grate on your nerves after reading them hundreds of times. Many classic picture books, such as Goodnight Moon, are available in narrated video format, but playing videos for kids at bedtime isn’t always the best choice. […]

Kobo Tries to Compete with Amazon, One Free E-Book a Month

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In an offer to owners of its e-reader hardware, Kobo is offering a free e-book download a month to avid readers. Users who purchase a Kobo e-reader tablet or E-Ink e-reader between November 24 through March 31, 2012 will be able to download an e-book a month gratis from Kobo starting January 2012. The selection, […]

Nook for iPad Updated with Periodical Subscriptions

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The Nook Color is a nice eReader, especially for enjoying periodicals in full color, and now with an update, the iPad Nook app provides readers with the same rich full-color periodical experience. This is a leg up for Barnes & Noble, because the Kindle device and the Kindle app can’t display periodicals in full color. […]

How to get the New Android Market With Movies & Books Now

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Google announced a new and improved Android Market for phones, which will offer more top app lists, books, movies and an improved layout this week. The new Android Market is a noticeable improvement over the old clunky looking marketplace. The new look will start rolling out to phones over the next month, but if you can’t wait […]

Kobo Invites Readers to Touch Books With New Reader

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At the Book Expo America conference, Kobo has debuted its new e-book reader, which eschews buttons in favor of a touch experience similar to Barnes & Noble’s announcements today and the latest crop of Sony Reader hardware. The device was announced a day before the Barnes & Noble announcement, and sports a slate form factor […]

Nook Color’s Children’s Books Come to iPad with Nook Kids App

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Already got an iPad tablet that will suffice for your e-reading pleasure and not aching to shell out money for Barnes & Noble’s customized and curated Android e-reader tablet dubbed the Nook Color? That’s okay, especially if you have kids as the bookseller has just announced that its children’s books are now being made available […]