Tag: Readers

Readmill: Making Reading A Social Experience

ReadmillReadmill is an iPad app and accompanying Web site that helps users highlight passages in the e-books they are reading, and turns those passages into shareable, embeddable permalinks. Just as you post Youtube videos on your blog or any site for that matter, Readmill will allow you to share quotes.

There is a beautiful twist in this, though. An underlying social network exists that allows any users to follow each other’s reading histories. Continue reading

Amazon Kindle Touch – Experience The Amazon’s Best Selling Reader With Touches

Kindle Touch

Kindle Touch

This is a fourth generation of Kindle readers and it is represented by two versions of readers, one is the regular Kindle reader and the other is a Kindle reader with touch capabilities. The second one can be simply described as an upgraded version of the regular version.

The basis of this device is still the E-ink Pearl screen, which has been around in the previous versions, but the main new thing is that you can navigate the screen with touch. The real situation is that it works on a system that is called Neonode, which is based on infrared receivers and transmitters placed along the frame of the screen. This was seen almost a year ago in Sony’s model PRS-650. This system eliminates the problem with reduced contrast Continue reading

Goodreads: Find, share, discuss your favourite books

Goodreads

Goodreads

Goodreads is a very popular site for readers and book recommendations. It already has more than 6,700,000 members who have added more than 230,000,000 books to their shelves.

The platform is a vast home for casual readers and bookworms alike. Goodreads users can recommend books on the website compare what they are reading, keep track of what they have read and would like to read, find the next book they would like to read, form book clubs etc. Continue reading

Pandamian: the easiest way to publish your book, get feedback

Pandamian

Pandamian

Pandamian is web-based publishing software through which book writers can write, get feedback and publish their work.

The service provides writers with the technological bits of publishing a book for the web so that writers can concentrate on what they do best.

On Pandamian, writers can share their work and get instant feedback from people that can help them immensely in improving their craft. They can write, revise, respond and customize their book on the website itself. Continue reading

uTales: Digital Picture Books for Every Child

uTales

uTales

The beauty of storytelling and its ability to enthrall the readers have always been wonderful. It inspires the readers, especially the kids, to be more imaginative and it educates them as well. For this reason, uTales attempt to conserve its allure.

Essentially, uTales brings excellent digital picture books to kids around the world. These books will surely engage kids and give them knowledge through it. However, uTales is transforming traditional picture books into something more interactive by means of digital stories. These stories are contributed by talented illustrators and authors. Continue reading