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Apps That Encourage Kids To Read

Pam Allyn | Posted 02.01.2012 | Parents
Pam Allyn

Here are some of the most engaging, effective and fun apps currently on the market categorized to meet the needs of children at every level of the reading and writing spectrum.

7 Ways eBook Apps Can Help Brick-And-Mortar Bookstores

O'Reilly Radar | Joe Wikert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

My iPhone is always with me when I'm in the bookstore. Many times I've found a book that interests me, I pick it up and browse through it, then pull o...

Children's Publishers Used To Print Books... | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Last week we looked at how some adult trade houses view the potential market for apps, finding that most publishers are cautiously moving into this ar...

Can Borders And Kobo eReader Kill Amazon And The Kindle?

CrunchGear | John Biggs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Borders just announced that they're selling the Kobo eReader, an $149 ebook touted, by Wired, no less, as a Kindle killer. This device isn't formally ...

Android eBook Apps: Which One To Choose?

ZDNet | Matthew Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

I conducted a search of the Android Market for the highest rated and most popular ebook applications and discovered five applications that looked wort...

iPad eBook Apps: Where Will New iPad Users Go To Buy eBooks?

The New York Times | NICK BILTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

On April 3, when customers pick up their fancy new Apple iPads and want to purchase an e-book, they will have to decide which online bookstore they wa...

iPad eBook Apps: Which Should You Pick?

The New York Times | BOB TEDESCHI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

It's no longer such a novel thing to read a book on a mobile phone, and on the iPad, it's practically a requirement to download "The Elements" or open...

eBook Owners Don't Need An iPad: 93 Percent Are Happy With Their Device

PC Magazine | Chloe Albanesius | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Bad news for the iPad? About 93 percent of e-book owners say they are satisfied with their devices, according to a Wednesday report from NPD Group....

iPhone eBooks: Competition For Kindle And Nook?

PC World | David Coursey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Just because a Flurry study found that more book apps than games were developed for the iPhone over the past four months does not mean the Kindle and ...

eBook Apps For Smartphones

The New York Times | DANIELLE BELOPOTOSKY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

IF you're a book lover who has a smartphone and you're not ready to spend the $260 you might on an electronic book reader, try starting with an e-read...