Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Series Review

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Samsung released an updated line of the Galaxy Tab 3 series tablets earlier this year. This series sees a lot of similarities to the Galaxy S4. The similarities these devices share with the Galaxy S4 are nice, however if you’re looking for a more cutting edge tablet, you would be better served looking into a… Read more »

Lenovo Yoga Tablet

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At this point in the life cycle of the tablet, we pretty much know what to expect: A small, flat, handheld, rectangular touchscreen that lays flat on another flat surface. It’s not a broken design, and let’s be honest, it’s really hard to innovate by introducing another shape (like a triangle). Enter Lenovo’s Yoga Tablet…. Read more »

2013’s Kindle Fire HD and HDX Review

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  With all of our new device reviews and more to come, it’s shaping up to be a very merry digital holiday season! There’s still time to curl up with an eBook on a tablet in front of your video fireplace with a robotic dog at your feet. (All right, I still prefer real fireplaces… Read more »

OverDrive Media Station Marketing: A new twist from Toronto Public Library

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OverDrive’s Media Stations are great for digital collection discovery within the library, but Toronto Public Library has been getting creative with their use of the touchscreen kiosk. Maria Cipriano, Collections Librarian – Electronic Resources and self-proclaimed “eBook Diva,” has been taking their OverDrive Media Station on tour around area shopping malls to introduce the library’s… Read more »

Anders’ not-so-geeky holiday device buying guide

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Last week OverDrive tech writer and blogger Quinton Lawman detailed his top picks of this year’s crop of new devices in Quinton’s geeky holiday device buying guide (Part 1) (Part 2).   Now it’s my turn.   Conspicuously missing from the list were two iconic devices, the iPad Air, and the iPad Mini with retina… Read more »

Quinton’s geeky holiday device buying guide (Part 2)

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I know you’ve all been on pins-and-needles waiting for the second installment of my little device buying guide.  In this episode, I’ll cover a couple more tablets, and tell you a little bit about our upcoming “Hot Holiday Devices” webinar.  Oh, and don’t forget to enter to win your own hot holiday device in the… Read more »

Quinton’s geeky holiday device buying guide (Part 1)

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Last year I wrote a post where I recommended some solid devices for the holidays, so I figured I’d chime in again this year.  It’s an exciting time to be a geek like me, as technology continues to move along at a breakneck speed.  Did you know you can now read eBooks and listen to… Read more »