KARACHI -- Ex-Librarian Mehran University and Director Zahid Salman Foundation Mumtaz Memon Thursday, highlighting the importance of book reading, said the elders of family and parents play a vital role in making their children a habitual book reader
Amazon will release its Kindle Paperwhite electronic book reader
Paris, France, September 13, 2011 --(PR.com)-- For those who have ever had the issue of a PDF document that needs to be converted to a CBZ document to be read with a comic book reader
, without actually paying for it or installing anything - a solution is now available.
Publishers and authors at the world's biggest book fair are battling to entice a new generation of readers with the latest multimedia products.That the electronic book reader
has turned the industry on its head is well known.
Discovery Communications was issued the patents in 1999 and 2007 and has accused Amazon.com of infringing the patents with its website and Kindle electronic book reader
By coincidence, this week also saw the launch by Amazon of a wireless electronic book reader
I was reminded of this disconnection in a recent conversation with a good friend who is an advertising executive and avid book reader
. She was excitedly recounting her recollection of receiving a direct-mail pitch nine years ago inviting her to subscribe to a forthcoming magazine, Black Issues Book Review.
Not for the casual lay computer book reader
but perfect for any who regularly configure or assemble systems or need specific customization routines is Jan Axelson's fine guides to USB and networking.
said it will market new models of the Kobo Touch electronic book reader
in Japan as part of the major online shopping mall operator's efforts to fight off competition from Amazon.com Inc.'s Kindle and other rivals.
Now, Case Western Reserve University, Pace University and Reed College have agreed not to "purchase, recommend or promote" the Kindle DX or any other book reader
until and unless it can be shown that those with visual impairments have "substantially equivalent ease of use." These three schools are not alone, but are following the lead of Arizona State University, Syracuse University and the University of Wisconsin at Madison, all of which agreed to similar stipulations last year.
Plustek, Inc., based in Taiwan, has rolled out its new Book Reader
for people with vision disabilities.
<p>Sony is already using the technology in its Reader Digital Book, and e-book readers from Bookeen and iRex Technologies as well as Lexcycle, the maker of the iPhone Stanza book reader
, plan to use it.