Device Reviews: The BlackBerry Priv

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By Quinton Lawman, OverDrive Product Owner Full disclaimer: I haven’t had much in the way of hands-on time with the BlackBerry Priv, so I’m basing this review on other reviews I’ve read as well as the specs and design of the Priv. OK, now that that’s out of the way, let me tell you a… Read more »

OverDrive’s Holiday Device Guide (Part 1)

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By Quinton Lawman, OverDrive’s resident device nerd (he’s also a Product Owner here but that’s beside the point…) I am a self-proclaimed nerd. Well, more than self-proclaimed, really, as most of my friends and acquaintances would hardily agree with my assessment. One of the ways I revel in my nerdom is to passionately share my… Read more »

Using the OverDrive app with the Apple Watch

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As you may have heard, Apple made some news recently by adding a new product to their line of devices, the Apple Watch. Wearable technology has been trending lately ever since fitness trackers like the FitBit and the Nike+ Fuelband became popular and Apple has joined the market by providing a watch that pairs with your… Read more »

Librarian’s Share: OverDrive Media Stations promote discovery of the digital collection

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Whitchurch-Stouffville Public Library, a member of Ontario Library Service Consortium, received an OverDrive Media Station (OMS) as the result of a collection development promotion in November 2014. Faith Roebuck Shergold, Co-ordinator of Community Engagement and Young Adult Services with the library, kindly shared how the OMS has integrated the digital collection into their physical library… Read more »

You can’t spell Chromebook without eBook: OverDrive and Chromebook

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With the increasing popularity of Chromebooks, especially in schools, we have seen a bump in interest from Chromebook owners about the best way to enjoy OverDrive eBooks and audiobooks on their device – and we’re here to help! If you are just getting started or need assistance with OverDrive on your Chromebook, there are OverDrive… Read more »