Category Archives: Reading

Ereaders, book and magazine apps

Death of an eReader

There is nothing I don't love about my iPad 3. Well, make that only one thing. And it isn't the iPad's fault. My eReader software no longer works. This may have happened as far back as the iPad 2, but … Continue reading

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Pocket: half full or half empty, same difference

Spoiler alert! Pocket allows you to save web pages and read them offline later. So do most web browsers, but Pocket allows you to view them from your iPhone, Mac and iPad. So does Safari if you synch links through … Continue reading

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Marvel Comics HD editions sparkle

Spoiler alert! The latest version of Marvel Comics delivers exceptionally high quality new issues in HD format and lesser quality HD versions of older comics. The new HD issues come with a premium price and the app only delivers Marvel … Continue reading

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Vogue for iPad slick but oh so slow

Spoiler alert! You would think a slick app (or newstand app) that was named as Apple’s iPad App of the Week would be stellar, especially on an iPad 3. And it might have been if it would have downloaded at … Continue reading

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Morris Lessmore book amplifies fantastic animation

Spoiler alert! The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore gives readers a great story with great animation and just enough interactive fun to justify the iPad app. It makes a great companion to the short film. The best books … Continue reading

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Bartleby’s Book of Buttons pops out pleasure and puzzles

Spoiler alert! Bartleby’s Book of Buttons should keep your kids reading for hours, even if they can read for themselves. The puzzles challenge even the brightest minds and should take several reads to find every reward. Best Buy. After your … Continue reading

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Charlie Brown Christmas delightful on iPad

Spoiler alert! It takes a lot to improve on a classic, but the Charlie Brown Christmas Interactive Book for iPad does a great job. If the book isn’t an improvement, it certainly enhances the experience of this long loved modern … Continue reading

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