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New Site Gives Mobile E-Books Away for Nix
Many devoted readers are, for various reasons, holding out against the urge to buy a tablet such as a Kindle or an iPad for e-reading purposes. Many of who don’t own a tablet do own a smartphone, however, and sometimes it’s good to know you’ve got something to read, just in case you miss your train or the dentist is running late. Last week…
The Social Media Evolution
The Social Network may not have won the best picture Oscar, but social networking has been given a far greater honour - in Egypt. Parents of an Egyptian girl born during the events that recently led to the end of Hosni Mubarak’s grip on power have named her Facebook in honour of the role that the website played in the events. Perhaps the good…
Can Bedtime Reading Save Publishing?
Not one to be daunted by predictions of a publishing e-apocalypse, author Sean Cummings figures he’s found the way to save the book. The writer is using new media to try to save old media: he’s set up a Facebook page called ‘Save Publishing - Read a Book at Bedtime’. His contention? That if we all spend just ten minutes a night reading before…
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