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  • Bring back TTS, Kindle

    Amazon's Kindle is common enough in American life to be "the Official E-reader of the National PTA." But it could enrich the lives of many more people if recent E Ink models weren't missing text to speech (TTS) technology. TTS costs next to nothing and was available in earlier Kindles, starting with the Kindle 2.

    1. "The Girl on the Train" by Paula Hawkins (Riverhead) 2. "Fifty Shades of Grey" by E.L. James (Vintage) 3. "American Sniper" by Chris Kyle, Scott McEwen and Jim DeFelice (William Morrow) 4. "Fifty Shades Darker" by E.L. James (Vintage) 5. "Fifty...

    Amazon's Kindle Convert allows users to turn print books into e-books

    Amazon's Kindle Convert allows users to turn print books into e-books
    When I was in college, it was standard practice to find research materials in the library, read for a while, make Xerox copies of pertinent pages, and take them home. Libraries had conveniently-placed copy machines for just this purpose. The process of...

    10 years later, Amazon celebrates Prime's growth

    SEATTLE For shoppers, Amazon Prime often comes through, delivering that last-minute purchase for an almost forgotten birthday or an overlooked necessity for vacation travel. Last week, Prime came through for Amazon itself. For much of 2014,'s...

    The Biblioracle: Savor your reading

    The Biblioracle: Savor your reading
    While Mrs. Biblioracle was doing her residency at Virginia Tech to become a small animal internal medicine specialist, we lived within easy driving distance of the greatest all-you-can-eat Sunday brunch of all time. The brunch was hosted by the Mountain...