Kindle Ebook Reader Update


The link below is to an article that looks at an important update required for certain Kindle Ebook Readers (including mine) – there is only a week to go before wireless features no longer work without the update.

For more visit:
http://blog.the-ebook-reader.com/2016/03/16/make-sure-your-kindle-is-updated-by-march-22nd/

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Article: Warning – Update Kindle iOS App Before iOS7


The link below is to an article reporting on an important warning for Kindle iOS App users – update the app prior to installing iOS7 or you may loose ebooks.

For more visit:
http://www.mediabistro.com/appnewser/update-your-kindle-ios-app-before-installing-ios-7-or-lose-books_b40466

Article: Mali – The Ahmed Baba Institute


The link below is to an article that reports on the Islamist threat to Mali’s historically important library of ancient manuscripts at Timbuktu’s Ahmed Baba Institute.

For more visit:
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/may/20/mali-literary-treasures-battle-survival

Article: DRM and the Visually Impaired


The link below is to an article that briefly considers a very important issue – DRM and the visually impaired.

For more visit:
http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20120923/05265720472/why-everyone-should-care-about-drms-punishment-visually-impaired.shtml

Article: ‘The Casual Vacancy’ by J.K. Rowling – Launch Not a Success


The link below is to an article that reports on two important, but inseparable issues with the launch of J.K. Rowling’s latest novel, ‘The Casual Vacancy.’ 

For more visit:
http://www.teleread.com/ebooks/the-public-outcry-over-j-k-rowlings-first-adult-novel-and-the-important-lesson-publishers-can-learn-from-it/

Article: Digital Content Ownership Part 1


The link below is to an article that explores the ownership of digital content, such as ebooks, in the digital age. This is an important topic that needs to be pursued.

For more visit:
http://dearauthor.com/ebooks/the-frightening-move-away-from-ownership-in-digital-books/

Article: Kindle Touch Security Warning


The link below is to an article containing a security warning for Kindle Touch users. An important read for Kindle Touch readers.

For more visit:
http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/attackers-gain-root-access-kindle-touch-browser-exploit-fix-incoming-updates/

Article: Your Ebooks at Death – What Will Become of Them?


Living in the digital age it is now important to consider all things digital in regards to inheritance. Have you asked the question of yourself – what will happen to everything digital that belongs to you? What will become of your ebooks upon death?

For more visit:
http://www.npr.org/2012/06/21/155360197/will-your-children-inherit-your-e-books

Article: Considerations Before Self-Publishing Your Book


The link below is to an article that points out a number of important things to consider before self-publishing a book.

For more visit:
http://mashable.com/2012/06/07/self-publishing-your-book/