Digital Books

To Read or Not to Read... E-books

Kadie Regan | Posted 05.04.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Kadie Regan

However effortless and economical an e-text might be (once you have purchased the expensive electronic device, of course), readers are far more likely to remember, enjoy and engross themselves in a book you can really grab hold of.

Tech Is Changing The World. This Is How.

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.08.2014 | UK Tech

The devastating impact digital technology is wreaking on the traditional book has been revealed in a new study. The average adult now owns three fe...

McDonald's 'Happy Meals' Now Come With eBooks Instead Of Toys

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 01.05.2014 | UK Tech

Depending on how much you worry about nutritional information, there's a good chance you have fond memories of eating McDonald's Happy Meals as a kid....

'Sensory Fiction' Uses A Vibrating Vest To Tell Stories In New Dimensions

Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.02.2014 | UK Tech

As everyone with a passing interest in modern technology knows, books aren't dead. They just need to be relentlessly 'augmented' by layer after layer ...

Kindle MatchBook: Buy Print, Get Digital

Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.11.2013 | UK Tech

Amazon has announced it will offer E-books for a lower cost if you buy - or have previously bought - a print version of the same book. "Kindle Matc...

Michael Rundle

Explore A City, Read A Book - And Reinvent The Interactive Novel? | Michael Rundle | Posted 17.06.2013 | UK Tech

A unique new art project is aiming to combine physical reading, real-world exploration and digital books. 'These Pages Fall Like Ash' is described ...

I Blog, Therefore I Influence?

Brian John Spencer | Posted 24.12.2012 | Home
Brian John Spencer

So I want to ask you: do you ever sit in front of a computer screen and find it hard to write a blog? I know a good number of my friends and acquaintances do.

Amazon Brings Free Digital Library To The UK

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 11.12.2012 | UK Tech

Amazon will launch a digital library in the UK later this money which will let Kindle owners borrow books for free. The Kindle Owners' Lending Libr...

As Good as Delphi: One Future of Publishing

Dave Morris | Posted 10.12.2012 | Home
Dave Morris

If your own tastes run more to Henry James than E L James, you will find all this talk of tribes to be very far from your own understanding of the value of literature. If so, it's not all bad news.

Uncovering History's Hidden Secrets

Dr. Mike Lynch | Posted 09.06.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Dr. Mike Lynch

Meaning-based technology can be used to unlock some of our country's most valuable assets -- its literature and the "unknown unknown" which are yet to be discovered.

Should Single Short Stories Be Sold Or Given Away Online?

Matthew Crockatt | Posted 29.01.2012 | UK
Matthew Crockatt

If you were in a bookshop and picked up a collection by Alice Munro it would cost nothing for you to read a story to see if you liked her work. If you did you would then go to the till and purchase the entire collection.