Local Kindle Store Now in Australia


As the article linked to below mentions, there has been no announcement about the creation of an Australian Kindle store. I stumbled across this myself just recently. If you sign up to the Australian site it seems to interfere with the free and discounted offers available via the US Kindle store. So something to keep in mind.

For more visit:
http://www.the-digital-reader.com/2013/11/12/amazon-launches-local-kindle-store-australia/

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Ebooks Versus Print


Yeah, I know – isn’t this debate over yet!!! No, it isn’t. Not for a lot of people anyway. I’ve said it before – I’m completely sold on ebooks/digital books. The link below is to an article that looks at the debate yet again.

For more visit:
http://www.the-digital-reader.com/2013/11/11/e-versus-print-burgers-steak/

Amazon: Best Books/Ebooks of 2013


The links below are to Amazon’s best books and ebooks of 2013. Perhaps your next book or ebook can be found there?

For more visit:

Top Books/Ebooks of 2013:Top 100 Books of 2013:
Print

Top 100 Ebooks of 2013:
Kindle Ebooks

10 Reading Nooks


Need some inspiration to read – perhaps you need to set up a special reading nook? The link below is to an article that looks at 10 reading nooks – special places to read.

For more visit:
http://bookriot.com/2013/11/13/10-terrific-reading-nooks/

Help the Internet Archive Replace its Scanning Equipment after Devastating Fire


The link below is to an article that looks at how you can assist the Internet Archive recover after the fire that is suffered.

For more visit:
http://www.mediabistro.com/appnewser/help-the-internet-archive-replace-its-scanning-equipment-after-devastating-fire_b42227

Privacy Stupidity: Enter the Compuglove


I have posted about some weird things in the past, but none of them compare to this (from what I remember) – enter the Compuglove. This has to be seen to be believed. 

For more visit:
http://www.teleread.com/accessories/sock-it-to-me-for-complete-ereader-privacy-with-compuglove/

Internet Archive Fire: More News


The link below is to an article that reports on the fire at the Internet Archive, as reported in an earlier post this week.

For more visit:
http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20131112/08225225212/internet-archive-fire-shows-vulnerability-worlds-digital-past.shtml