Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook

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I’m sitting here at my desk, and the Samsung Galaxy Tab® 4 Nook® is dropped into my lap. I cast my mind back to recent history and remember that Barnes & Noble left the tablet game, looking to find another way to have Nook tablets distributed. Enter Samsung, and the new Galaxy Nook. To break… Read more »

Samsung Galaxy S5

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Let me start this off by saying that I LOVE my Droid Maxx. I’m an Android user to my very core, and the Droid Maxx has been my favorite phone so far. Basically, my Maxx is the yardstick by which I will measure every new phone I get my hands on. But I’d be lying… Read more »

Celebrate Autism Awareness Month with these authors on the spectrum

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April is Autism Awareness month. When both of my daughters were diagnosed as being on the spectrum, my diagnosis followed soon after. Like I always tell people, “it didn’t change anything, but it explained a lot.” The experience I have had since, as well as the early intervention for my children, made it much easier… Read more »

Kobo Arc HD Review

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Kobo released the Arc in 2012 as competitor to Barnes & Noble’s Nook Tablet and HD series, and Amazon’s Kindle Fire. A few months back, Kobo brought us the Arc HD, as a way to get into the high definition market, as well as offering a 10-inch model to supplement their 7-inch device. The difference… Read more »

5 most common mobile device support issues

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We in OverDrive Support Services are committed to providing quality solutions to common support questions. Over the course of the next several months, we’re going to present blogs highlighting the solutions to the most common types of issues. For this month, we’re looking at mobile device issues (Android, iOS, and Windows Phone). App Crashes and… Read more »

Test Drive your way to new technology

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Since the iPad’s introduction, and the rise of Android’s star, tablets have become ubiquitous. In the early days, the technology was a little intimidating for first-timers, but with the spread of tablets, smartphones, and even hybrid laptops, tablets are a little more David, and a lot less Goliath. The library sphere, as it expands further… Read more »