The ambassador to Switzerland, who started her job on Monday, took her oath of office on an e-reader. Long an advocate to technology and education, this event is the culmination of a long and illustrious career.
Devices to read electronic books have been a new way to consume information or enjoy a vast fantasy novel but to the blind and visually impaired they have been inaccessible, with few improvements.
Two-thirds of young children in the United States now have access to an e-reader or tablet, but only half of them actually use the device to read, a research institute said in a study published Friday.
A plethora of e-readers and numerous applications to explore electronic reading content may revolutionize the way in which we think about that oldest source of knowledge - the book. But then again - it might not.
Kobo, the latest eReader to compete against the Kindle, nook and Sony Reader, launches April 30 in Canada at an affordable $150. Read DigitalJournal.com's review to find out why next-gen bookworms might clamour to this eReader.
Barnes & Noble has just released details about its addition to the growing digital reader market. Their e-reader, named Nook, is designed to compete directly with the Amazon Kindle and Sony Reader. It is set to debut in late November.