This blogger largely abandoned paper books nearly a decade ago, but lately I’ve been paperpunking and it has reminded me of just how many ways ebooks are better than paper. Some of the movies I want to see later this year are based on books, so I’ve been reading the books first. And since in many cases the used… Read More »
As a general rule, netizens can be divided into two groups: those who can’t open enough tabs to suit themselves, and those who close tabs neatly and promptly. I am most definitely in the former group. I firmly believe that so long as I have unused RAM, I don’t have enough tabs open in my… Read More »
With the holidays recently passed, many parents are coping with the a new situation. Their young children have been given a tablet or other mobile device even though, frankly, not all kids are mature enough to handle the responsibility. Last week the WP published a column by the mother one such child. A close fried… Read More »
With the new year comes new gadgets,and thanks to the excess of devices (many are quite workable) still floating around from past years, a reader has many choices for reading devices. Every few months I like to post an open question where I share what I’m using, and ask readers what gadgets they are reading on. And this… Read More »
Given the many new mobile device launched each year and the excess of models still floating around from past years, a reader has many choices for reading devices. That’s why every so often I like to post an open question where I share what I’m using, and ask readers what gadgets they are reading on.
Ever since book scanning became practical (and long before it got cheap) there’s been an ongoing debate over whether possession of a paper copy of a book entitled the owner to also have a digital copy. (As we all recall, this was even the focal point of several major lawsuits against Google over the past decade.)… Read More »
At long last, my new ereader/tablet arrived. The Boyue T61 is a 6″ ereader which runs Android 4.2 on a dual-core 1GHz CPU with 512MB RAM, and 4GB internal storage. It’s the OEM version of the Illumina from Icarus, and it costs only half as much. It sports a 6″ Pearl HD E-ink screen with… Read More »