News on e-books

By Tom Wilson | News items flipped from Flipboard and other sources. Nyheter på e-böcker från Flipboard och andra källor.

Kindle Oasis (2017) review: the joys of a good e-book

With a larger screen and waterproof design, Amazon's new Kindle Oasis is for well-heeled readers who struggle to put down a good book.<p>Starting at …

Gear & Gadgets

Survey: In 2017, 1 in 2 readers chose audiobooks and e-books

<b>According to an online survey conducted by Editura ACT si Politon, in 2017 half of the readers polled chose audiobooks and e-books.</b><p>The survey, …

Publishing

Reading Contest

<b>Many students now have e-readers. Are they really that much better than books?</b>The technology powering e-readers certainly has a lot of advantages …

eReaders

10 exciting years of the Kindle (infographic)

<b>Take a look at our infographic that celebrates ten exciting years of the Kindle.</b>Since 2007, Kindle made millions of people rediscover the joy of …

Publishing

Lancement de Box Ebook des coffrets physiques de livres numériques

Box Ebook est un nouveau concept permettant de « matérialiser » les livres numériques et de les vendre dans les librairies. Cette initiative est le …

Fêtes De Fin D'Année

Minúsculas, las ventas de libros electrónicos

Martes 14 de noviembre de 2017<p>Así mismo acordaron modernizar su TLC que tienen desde 2004, mismo que ha permitido elevar el flujo comercial 10 …

ebook gratis e in italiano: mercato in crescita, sconti e offerte ma in Italia si legge meno con ereader

L’offerta di ereader è sempre più diversificata e anche gli stessi ebook sono adesso proposti in versioni migliorate rispetto a quelle degli esordi. …

Digital Publishers Find Shared Purpose at W3C Publishing Summit

Members of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) met for a Publishing Summit last week, the organization’s first annual meeting since combining forces …

Publishing

Will You Buy The New Amazon Kindle Oasis?

The new Kindle Oasis features a large seven inch screen, is waterproof and can play audiobooks over WIFI. It is also one of the most expensive Amazon …

Will you Buy the Kobo Aura One Limited Edition with 32GB?

Kobo is releasing a limited edition Aura One with 32GB of space on December 6th and it was designed to house your e-book, manga and PDF collections. …

Amazon's Kindle turns 10: have ebooks clicked with you yet?

A decade after Jeff Bezos launched a revolution in reading – and a $1bn money-spinner – much has changed in the book trade. But how has it affected readers?<p>George W Bush was in the White House, Chris Brown was topping the Billboard chart and Jeff Bezos … well, on 19 November 2007, Jeff Bezos was …

Jeff Bezos

Kobo Aura One VS Amazon Kindle Oasis

The Amazon Kindle Oasis and Kobo Aura One are two of the world’s most popular premium e-readers. They both feature large screens and are waterproof. …

Epubor Ultimate Version 3.0.9.1031 Released -Support Kindle KFX Conversion - Press Release

WUHAN, CHINA, November 11, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Epubor sofware, one of the top-ranked eBook software giant, has officially released the new …

Citizen Journalism

Screens or Print Text: Study Yields Insights into How Students Learn Best

<b>Much has been written about the status of today’s students as the first generation of “digital natives.” However, does the fact that kids have grown</b> …

Education

Tolino Select is a New eBook Subscription Program

Tolino Select is a new program that has just launched in Germany and it costs €10 a month. Users can select four different ebook titles from a pool …

They're here! Digital textbook distribution next week

in All News / By: Ministry of Education on November 10, 2017 at 5:10 AM /<p>A digital textbook. Facebook photo/Myron Walwyn<p><b>PRESS RELEASE</b>: In an effort …

Education

Tolino EPOS E-Reader Review

The brand new Tolino EPOS is an e-reader that has everything going for it. This device has a giant 7.8 inch screen and has the same comfortlight …

Reading on Paper and Digitally: What the Past Decades of Empirical Research RevealReview of Educational Research - Lauren M. Singer, Patricia A. Alexander, 2017

Education

The enduring power of print for learning in a digital world

Today’s students see themselves as digital natives, the first generation to grow up surrounded by technology like smartphones, tablets and …

Learning

A new study shows that students learn way more effectively from print textbooks than screens

ShutterStock<p>Today's students see themselves as digital natives, the first generation to grow up surrounded by technology like smartphones, tablets …

A new study shows that students prefer to read digitally but they learn more from print textbooks

<b>From Insider:</b><p>“Teachers, parents and policymakers certainly acknowledge the growing influence of technology and have responded in kind. We’ve seen …

Education

Kobo Aura ONE Limited Edition ereader can hold 28,000 ebooks

Kobo has launched a new limited edition Aura ONE ereader with expanded storage that can hold up to 28,000 ebooks. The ereader packs 32GB of internal …

eBooks

Amazon's new waterproof Kindle is the Cadillac of e-readers

• <b>Reviewers of the new Kindle Oasis say its durability, waterproofing, bluetooth functionality, and increased screen size make it a top contender on the e-reader market.</b>• <b><br>At $250, it's one of the pricier e-readers you'll find, and reviewers are split on whether or not the e-reader justifies its steep</b> …

Gear & Gadgets

Kobo Releasing Limited Edition E-Reader

Kobo, a Canadian company dealing in e-books and e-readers, will be launching a new version of its recently launched Aura ONE. The Aura ONE, a waterproof e-reader (similar to that launched by Amazon today) with a multi-week battery life, will be available in a 32GB format on December 6.<p>This limited …

eReaders

Kobo Aura One 7.8 inch eReader Unveiled Fro $280

Kobo have announced the launch of a new eReader which takes the form of the Kobo Aura One, equipped with a 7.8 inch display and four times the …

Gear & Gadgets

Making textbooks free

It’s no secret that a college education costs big bucks. Textbooks can cost hundreds of dollars and as more students turn to rental sites or resort …

Education

Kindle Oasis 7-inch review: tougher, smarter, and not for everyone

Amazon's first waterproof e-reader is ready for the beach and bathtub, but not your bed.<p>The first book I read on an e-reader was <i>Cryptonomicon</i>, the Neal Stephenson epic. I kept falling asleep while reading the 931-page paper version, and it would hit me in the face. I read myself to sleep and that …

Gear & Gadgets

The new Amazon Oasis is big and waterproof, but it doesn't feel like progress

Last year, Amazon introduced the ultra-thin and expensive Kindle Oasis. It re-imagined the Kindle E-reader design, wrapping an unusual cantilever …

Gear & Gadgets

Barnes & Noble Launches The Nook GlowLight 3

These days our phones and tablets can do so much, from surfing the web, listening to music, playing games, editing photos, videos, and etc. This is …