Reading on a Tablet?


The link below is to an article that raises the question of reading on a tablet – why you should consider it.

For more visit:
https://goodereader.com/blog/tablet-slates/why-you-should-consider-reading-on-a-tablet

Transferring Ebooks and Documents to Kindles From Tablets and Phones


The link below is to an article which shows how to transfer ebooks/documents from tablets/phones to a Kindle.

For more visit:
https://blog.the-ebook-reader.com/2019/09/27/how-to-transfer-ebooks-and-documents-to-kindles-from-tablets-and-phones/

Best and Cheap Gadgets for Reading PDF Files


The link below is to an article that looks for the best tablet or ebook reader (that is cheap) for reading PDFs.

For more visit:
https://www.theguardian.com/technology/askjack/2019/jun/27/whats-the-best-cheap-tablet-or-e-reader-for-pdf-files

Tips for New Tablet and Ebook Reader Owners


The link below is to an article with a whole bunch of links to help those with new tablets and ebook readers get their new gadgets all set up and ready to go.

For more visit:
http://ebookevangelist.com/2015/12/26/tips-for-new-tablet-and-e-reader-owners/

Tablet Reading Bad for the Neck


The link below is to an article that concludes that reading via a tablet is bad for the neck – perhaps that has more to do with the posture choice?

For more visit:
http://goodereader.com/blog/electronic-readers/reading-on-a-tablet-is-bad-for-your-neck

How to read books from your local library on your tablet


Gigaom

I’m a voracious reader, and read between 80 and 100 books a year. Obviously, this is a habit that gets expensive so I’m always looking for legal ways to still read and cut back on the spending. Until I got my iPad in 2010, I was a frequent customer of my town’s library. Once I got hooked on digital books, however, I never really went back.

Some of this is due to the fact that I live in a very small town (about 5,000 people). I often joke that there are more cows on my street than people. So, my library is very small. While we are tied into a regional network of libraries, the next closest library is still two towns over.

Thankfully, my library joined the digital age and I can check out books digitally. This is a big deal for them, since the last time I asked them if I…

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Despite slowing growth, tablet sales expected to overtake PCs next year


Gigaom

If you consider the start of the current tablet market to be 2010 when the iPad(s aapl) launched, it will have only taken five years for tablets to outsell traditional PCs. That’s the expectation from research firm Gartner, which published its latest computer sales forecast figures on Monday.

Dell Venue Pro tablets

We’ve already witnessed an overall decline in PC sales for the past 18 months but the growth rate for tablet sales is slowing as well. Put another way: Tablet sales are still on the rise, just not as quickly as they were in previous years. Gartner estimates 256 million tablets will be sold this year, which is 23.9 percent more than in 2013. By comparison, the firm says 120 million tablets were sold in 2012 and 206 million last year, which is a jump of nearly 72 percent.

Next year, Gartner figures, will see 320.9 million tablet sales compared to 316.6 million…

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The End of Ebook Readers?


The link below is to an article that looks at the probable end for ebook readers. In my view, the emergence of tablets is the real future for digital readers – not that I currently have a tablet.

For more visit:
http://mashable.com/2014/06/27/e-readers-next-ipods/