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Peter Shanks

People Who Own Tablets Are Glued to Them, Read More News - 20 views

  • 40% of respondents said they used the Web browser to access to news, compared to 21% who exclusively used apps
  • some publications have seen an increase in readership after launching HTML5 Web apps than native applications could deliver
    Reading news is a huge part of what people use their tablets for, and as Pew's report points out, those users are more engaged and often consume more news content than they did before. Tablets are beginning to supplant PCs and, to a lesser extent, print media as a source of news and long-form content.
Josh Paluch

Screw Kindle...just give me a decent app for textbooks | Education IT | - 0 views

    • Josh Paluch
      No, it's not. If we're going to go to elec. textbooks, we should really move beyond the notion of "book" altogether and use a format like browser-based tech, that fully utilizing the interactive potential of elec. media.
    Chris talks about why the educational publishing industry should develop an online textbook format.
J Black

Convert PDFs, other files for your Kindle | The Download Blog - - 0 views

    Kindle users know they can e-mail documents as attachments to their Kindle account and Amazon will convert and upload them to the e-book reader for a 10-cent fee. Windows users aren't tied to the e-mail option, though, thanks to the Auto Kindle eBook Converter.
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