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11 Ironic and Puzzling E-Books

There are lots of valid reasons why electronic books have been soaring in popularity over the last few years: they’re easier to transport than conventional books, often less expensive, and offer a variety of ways to heighten the reading experience (the ability to record notes, look up words, and so on). However, there are some [...]

The Number of the Day: 105

Amazon reports that since the beginning of April, they’ve sold 105 electronic Kindle books for every 100 print books sold. Related Fact: Included among Amazon’s many available Kindle ebooks is Kindle for Dummies, an ebook for the Kindle that teaches the reader how to use the Kindle. [Sources: Forbes and Amazon. See previous Numbers of the Day [...]

Did You Buy the Wrong Gear Too Early?

When I heard something on TV about getting an Phone for $50, I thought about the people I know who paid $600 for theirs. I am not an early adopter of new technology (unless it is free, of course), since I am old enough to remember Betamax. You might have to look that one up, [...]