Fujitsu wants to enable you to type when you don’t have a keyboard handy: The way the entire thing works is as follows: the fingers hit the surface just as they would do on a physical keyboard. The tablet’s webcam picks up these movements, which in turn is the only input for the underlying software. The software will process the … Read More
Headlines Implying that iPads Now Cost $799+? Not So!
There are a lot of headlines today that seem to imply a new Retina-screen iPad will set you back $799 or more. From CNET: Apple unveils 128GB fourth-gen iPad starting at $799 From Techcrunch: Apple Debuts 128GB Fourth Generation Retina iPad, $799 For Wi-Fi, $929 For Wi-Fi + Cellular, On Sale Feb. 5 From Gizmodo: The 128GB iPad Is Real, … Read More
How to Send Web Content to Your Kindle for PC/Mac
via Good E-Reader: So I followed the article’s link to Amazon and I found that there is a whole slew of stuff that Amazon provides. There are browser add-ons for Chrome and Firefox that allow you to send news articles, blog posts, and other content to your Kindle with one click. An add-on for Safari is coming soon, they say. I … Read More
Ay Caramba – Is Windows 8 Toast?
Readers considering the Microsoft Surface may want to consider this. Windows 8 has to run on a PC and on a tablet, which, at least in this version of Windows, is making it hard to use. Sales are below Microsoft’s expectations. As reported two weeks ago, I quickly encountered Windows 8′s split personality when I tried to use my new … Read More
New Large-Screen Kindle Fire Out Today – Brings New Features
Via Goode E-Reader: You have groovy new things like immersion reading, Whispersync for Voice, X-Ray, X-Ray for Movies, Kindle FreeTime and Amazon Videos. Of course, with the Android OS, you will be able to download thousands of games and apps.
Social E-Reading – the Ability to Be In Touch With Other People Reading the Same Book You Are
This sounds exciting to me. I’d like to exchange thoughts with other people reading the same book I am. Added bonus: BookShout can now import e-books purchased from Amazon and from Barnes & Noble. BookShout!’s social/e-reading platform debuted earlier this year on the iPhone and iPad, and is now available on iOS, Android and the Web, making it one of … Read More
A New E-Reader? Microsoft Sells Out of $500 Surface Tablet Pre-Orders
What sort of e-reader will the new Microsoft tablet support? The iPad has an e-reader. Nook has an e-reader. Kindle has an e-reader. What will the Surface have?