200 books

200 books

OLPC XO Tablet final version hands-on (video)

www.engadget.com
The XO Tablet that One Laptop Per Child was shuttling around the floor of the Las Vegas Convention Center at CES back in January wasn't quite the final version of the company's first consumer-facing device. Now, a few weeks out from its official June 1st online availability, OLPC's finally...
OLPC XO Tablet final version hands-on (video)

Former Amazon exec wants to give free e-books 'to every child on the planet'

venturebeat.com
July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale While volunteering at an orphanage in Ecuador, former Amazon executive David Risher came across a padlocked library. When he asked the home’s leader why it was locked, she said that the key was lost, the books were out...
Former Amazon exec wants to give free e-books 'to every child on the planet'

Bug In Kindle Update For iOS Deletes Users' Entire Library, Amazon Warns Users Not To Update

techcrunch.com
Amazon yesterday updated its Kindle for iOS app, which works across iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, to version 3.6.1. The update was meant to fix a few bugs as well as the registration process. Instead, that update seems to be wreaking havoc on bookworm-style iThing owners who watched as their...
Bug In Kindle Update For iOS Deletes Users' Entire Library, Amazon Warns Users Not To Update

Kindle under fire from low-cost 'txtr beagle' e-reader

www.guardian.co.uk
Budget e-reader the txtr beagle beats cheapest Kindle by £59 and has access to 400,000 books, but has no 3G or Wi-FiA German firm is to take on Amazon's hugely popular Kindle device with the launch of an e-reader - the txtr beagle - that will cost €9.90 (just under...
Kindle under fire from low-cost 'txtr beagle' e-reader

Mamas, Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up To Be Writers

techcrunch.com
So this is awkward. Ownshelf is a new service that lets people store and share ebooks online. Pretty nifty, huh? They reached out to me in part because I’ve released several of my own books for free under a Creative Commons license. (For those of you new to this column,...
Mamas, Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up To Be Writers
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