Tag Archives: web

Voyage vs Paperwhite Comparison Review: the Web Browser

*+-When I first reported on the new Kindle Voyage earlier this week I mentioned that the Voyage was running the same software as the Paperwhite. It turns out that is not entirely correct. While the two Kindles use what looks like the same web browser, the software running underneath the UI is not even close to… Read More »

Txtr Launches Web App Powered by Readium

*+-Most major ebook platforms offer a web-based reading option, including Google, Amazon, and even B&N, and now we can add txtr to that list. The Berlin-based ebook company txtr just unveiled their new web reader. Based on the open source Epub3 project Readium, txtr’s new app enables users to read DRM-free or watermarked Epub or Epub3 format… Read More »

Kentucky Public Libraries Launch New Web Portal for Self-Published Authors

*+-The Henderson County and Daviess County Public Libraries recently launched a new portal at www.ePublishOrBust.com with the goal of helping potential writers make the leap to self-published authors. These two public libraries in western Kentucky certainly aren’t the first public library to extend a helping hand to authors, or more specifically self-published authors, but they could be… Read More »

Lumi is the News Reader That Chooses Stories Based on Your Web History

*+-A news reader service is launching today that takes the passive news reading of Zite, Prismatic, Flipboard, and the like to a new level. Lumi is an 8 month old startup based in London. They’re launching a news reader today that suggests news stories based on all the web browsing you do when not using… Read More »

If a Web Clipping Service Lost Access to Your Kindle Highlights It’s Probably Not Because of Publishers

*+-A couple days ago the web clipping service Findings announced that they were dropping support for Kindle notes and highlights. This service used to be able to extract notes made on your Kindle and let you share them online. Another part of our service has been the ability to make your Kindle reading more social… Read More »