Tag Archives: eReader

To: The Romans From: St. Paul

As the conversation continues about technology and the Church, those advocating it’s uses encounter a lot of objections.  The objections interestingly seem to be pretty consistent.  It came up again last night in a phone conversation and today online, and a question has been going through my mind for a while now . . . […]

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Back To School: Tablet or eReader For My Student?

Yup, it’s that time of year again . . . Back To School.  Parents are gathering supplies and getting ready for that first day (if it hasn’t already come like here in Florida).  And this year, students may have something different in the backpacks . . . a tablet or ereader.  Many are still trying […]

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Nook Simple Touch ereader From Barnes and Noble

The Barnes and Noble Simple Touch Nook eReader

eReaders are definitely a hot item and their are plenty of options.  Barnes and Noble hit the eReader world with the Nook® in 2009.   Now called “Nook 1st Edition”, featured eInk paper0like display and a small LCD touch control screen at the bottom.  This past month, Barnes and Noble revamped the original Nook® and released […]

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Why eBooks Matter For Schools

Why eBooks Matter For Schools

There is a lot of talk among legislators, educators, and parents about ebooks in schools (both public and private such as our Catholic Schools)at the k-12 level.  I agree that there are potentially great benefits for improving education as well as huge long-term cost savings.  This is not an easy move either, and in many […]

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Nook Color by Barnes and Noble

Tech Bits: Updating Your Nook Color

This past week, Barnes and Noble released the long-awaited software update to the Nook Color.  Like any software update, it’s rolled out to owners incrementally.  But Barnes and Noble also offers the ability to download the update file and install it manually. The update gives users some great new capabilities: Apps that can be purchased […]

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Help Needed: Questions about eReaders

I’m close to making a purchase decision on an eReader, specifically the Sony PRS-300 (Pocket Edition). It looks to be just the right size for me and the right price. Have a couple questions for folks with an eReader… Do the Sony products allow you to ‘subscribe’ to a blog somehow? Would love to be […]

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