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Physical vs. digital: Are physical books going out of style?

Reading has been the favourite pastime of many ever since the printed word became available to the public in the form of books.

Debates have always been evident for many readers, whether it’s… 443 more words


Amazon’s new Kindle Oasis is the best e-reader (a lot of) money can buy

A few years ago, the premium e-reader was an oxymoron. For Amazon, Kobo and Barnes and Noble, tablets were the clear high end of the reading market, with color touchscreen and full app stores. 1,719 more words


Why You Should Own an E-Reader

Many people presume the idea of tablets and e-readers live in direct opposition to the mission of libraries and bookstores. Remember when the advent of the e-reader was heralded as the demise of the print book, only years later we found it was the exact opposite? 1,020 more words

Amazon's Thinnest Kindle Ever is Getting a Big Upgrade

Amazon on Wednesday announced a significant update to its Kindle Oasis e-reader. The new model, which ships on Oct. 31, includes a larger 7-inch screen, a water-resistant design, and support for Audible, the Amazon-owned audio book service. 423 more words

EDTC 6433 - Module 1 Reflection

ISTE 1 – Facilitate and Inspire Student Creativity

Program Standard 2. Instruction – The teacher uses research-based instructional practices to meet the needs of all students. 420 more words

Let's Talk: Books vs E-Readers vs Audiobooks

In the land of 2017, we bookworms are extremely lucky to have so many different mediums through which to enjoy the wonders of books. While some people argue strongly for sticking to the good old fashioned physical copy, many others have happily gotten on the technological bandwagon in favour of electronic reading devices and audiobooks. 1,454 more words


Sony and reMarkable's dueling e-paper tablets are strange but impressive beasts

Poor paper. It’s in that ironic category where those who love it the most are the ones trying their hardest to replace it.

Case in point: Sony and reMarkable, a pair of companies as unalike as you’re likely to find, yet with the shared mission of making a device that adequately serves the same purpose a few sheets of paper do. 2,527 more words