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Guest post: The wait, short story review

Today’s guest post comes from Bethany Smith. In a society where books like “50 Shades of Grey” and “Twilight” are making the bestseller list it

September 19, 2016 Pocketables

Tip: Tons of HBO shows are now available on Amazon Prime Instant

If you’ve been a loyal Netflix subscriber who never saw the need to get Amazon Prime for the video content, that may just change now.

May 21, 2014 Android, Tablets, Tips & Deals
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Paper books: From a reader’s closest friend to a distant stranger

As a child, I would thumb through the pages of The Giver with a dim book-light and my bed sheets over my head. My small fingers would

April 15, 2013 Editorials, Features, Tablets

Angry Birds Star Wars travels to Hoth on November 29

Rovio has announced that Angry Birds Star Wars will be receiving a free update tomorrow, adding an entirely new planet: Hoth. The two initial locations,

November 28, 2012 Android, Apple, Apps, Microsoft

Angry Birds Star Wars becomes the first game to simultaneously launch on all major platforms

“This will be a day long remembered,” as Darth Vader once said. Angry Birds Star Wars, which Rovio and Lucasfilm announced last month, has become the

November 08, 2012 Apps, Microsoft

Amazon releases Whispercast to help manage Kindles

Last week Amazon introduced its newest feature in its Whisper series. They already had Whispersync which syncs all your books, notes, and documents from all

October 27, 2012 Tablets

Amazon introduces Whispersync for Voice and Games

Amazon has owned Audible for a while, but you wouldn’t know it from looking at the service. That’s all about to change though, as Amazon

September 10, 2012 Tablets

Amazon’s Kindle Fire HD uses Bing as default search engine

Since they were announced yesterday, Amazon’s new Kindle Fire HD tablets have been the focus of at least a bit of controversy. First, there was some

September 07, 2012 Android, Tablets

What Amazon can do to improve Kindles for schools

So I know I’ve been talking about Kindles a lot this week, but that’s because I have spent a lot of time with them in

August 30, 2012 Tablets

Amazon Kindle, not safe for schools?

As most of you probably know, I work IT part time at a school. It’s been a lot of fun for me to see some

August 23, 2012 Hacks, Tablets
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