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  • February 16, 2011
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I have a confession to make. No, not the one about the suspenders and the duck fat – I confess that I’ve jailbroken my iPhone. Then I got scared and “jailmended” it – but there are probably hundreds of thousands who use tools like (the new) Greenp0ison script to crack open their iOS and install…

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  • January 27, 2011
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After a ton of response and (often) helpful comments over the first version of this interactive infographic, I’ve incorporated almost all of the suggestions into an updated and improved version two. Remember, this isn’t designed to be an exhaustive “let’s cover everything” graphic – often newbie ebookers are confused by too many options. So if…

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  • August 19, 2010
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IPad-killing tablet computer/eReaders have be just around the corner since the iPad launched in the US six months ago, but nothing significant has launched yet, despite the rumours of myriad shining slates continuing to mount up. Today, I’ve scraped together a reasonable, if not definitive, round-up of the tablets that claim to be launching before…

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  • July 2, 2010
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By John R. Platt via Tonic Your new e-reader can hold thousands of books. Here’s where to get them for free. If we’re not in the age of the ebook yet, we’re getting pretty close. Publishers Weekly reported recently that e-book sales rose 127.9 percent in April. But the budget may be a bit tight…

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  • June 20, 2010
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By Andrys Basten via TeleRead In the Amazon forums, there’s been no small elation over finally being able to organize Kindle books into user-customizable ‘folders’ of a type, named “Collections.” It’s easy to do but somewhat time-consuming if you have anything like 400-700++ books on the Kindle. I had only about 200. Well, they do…

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  • June 19, 2010
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By Paul Biba via TeleRead From the changelog: New Features The Tag Browser now display an average rating for each item Editable author sort for each author When downloading metadata, also get series information from librarything.com Redesign of the Book Details pane New User Interface layouts You can now add books directly from the device…

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  • June 2, 2010
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We’ve been busy here at BookBee. And when you’re busy (who ain’t) you hate wasting time. You know what I hate? I hate searching for an ebook on one website, then thinking I might get it cheaper somewhere else, and going to that website, doing a search, remembering where the best price was… EbookAnt.com There…

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  • May 13, 2010
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In our last episode … the evil Dr Importer had acquired a device (iPad) so powerful (according to Apple), so magical (according to Apple) that it threatened the very lives of all mankind (hey – those crowds at US Apple stores last month were manic). But the forces of good, in the form of Captain…

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  • May 12, 2010
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Sometimes it’s hard being an early adopter. Running a site like this, I kind of have to be in the eReading field, but I’ve always loved keeping up with new electronic gadgetry – most of the time. And I don’t mind if I have to cut a few corners or bend a few rules to…

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  • May 3, 2010
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via Dear Author If you operate on the premise that digital books are merely licenses and that readers are merely renting the use of the books, then the terms of engagement between the readers and the digital book are set by those that control the license