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A Hodgepodge of Useful Bits & Pieces – March 2014

March 1st, 2014 by Kathy Davie · Morning Coffee, Round up → No Comments

The Hodgepodge of Bits & Pieces is a partnership between Kathy Davie of KD Did It Takes on Books and The Digital Reader. it’s a bimonthly link round-up of articles and posts that Kathy has run across online which she thought may be of interest to writers and readers. We’d appreciate feedback on any of the bits or pieces which spoke to you—good or bad!
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A Hodgepodge of Useful Bits and Pieces – February 2014

February 1st, 2014 by Kathy Davie · Morning Coffee, Round up → 4 Comments

The Hodgepodge of Bits & Pieces is a bimonthly link round-up of articles and posts I’ve run across online which I thought may be of interest to writers and readers. I’d appreciate feedback on any of the bits or pieces which spoke to you—good or bad!
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A Hodgepodge of Useful Bits & Pieces – January 2014

January 4th, 2014 by Kathy Davie · Round up → 9 Comments


The Hodgepodge of Bits & Pieces is a bimonthly link round-up of articles and posts. The links are ones I’ve run across online which I thought may be of interest to writers and readers. I’d appreciate feedback on any of the bits or pieces which spoke to you—good or bad!
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Nvidia Tegra Note Review Round Up

November 12th, 2013 by Nate Hoffelder · hardware reviews, Round up → No Comments

Nvidia madenvidia tegra note the tech blogosphere drool when they unveiled their 7″ Android tablet 2 months ago just by talking about the basic specs, and now that the early reviews are out I think it lives up to the hype.

This tablet is equipped with Nvidia Tegra 4 CPU, 16GB of storage, a stylus, and specs that place this tablet a close second to the Nexus 7 (2013) – aside from the 1280 x 800 resolution screen.
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Review Roundup: Kindle Fire HDX 8.9

November 8th, 2013 by Nate Hoffelder · hardware reviews, Round up → 2 Comments

Amazon’s latest 8.9 inch tablet, the Kindle Fire HDX, shipped yesterday and the early reviews are in.

The Kindle Fire HDX 8.9, the one with the impressive 2560 x 1600 resolution display, has a speedy 2.2GHz cuad-core Snapdragon 80  processor, 2GB Of RAM, a pair of cameras (2MP webcam and 8MP rearcam), at least 16GB of storage, Wifi, Bluetooth, and a svelte design: it weighs just over 13 ounces, beating the iPad Air by a couple ounces.

The reviews were mixed, but generally positive.
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Roundup of Coverage of the Kindle Fire HDX Launch Event

September 25th, 2013 by Nate Hoffelder · hardware news, Round up → No Comments

feature-os._V355642161_[1]Amazon held a private pre-launch press briefing in Seattle some time in the past few days and showed off their new hardware. I didn’t get an invite, but apparently all the major tech blogs were there and got to put their hands on the new tablet hardware that launched today.

Here is a partial roundup of the press reports on the event. I probably missed a few, but I think I found more than enough videos, photos, and verbiage to give you an idea if what the new devices look like.
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A Roundup of My Favorite April Fool’s Jokes

April 1st, 2013 by Nate Hoffelder · Round up → 2 Comments

1 April has come and gone (mostly) and many, many jokes have been made. Most weren’t all that funny, but there were a handful that I liked either because they surprised me or they got a chuckle out of me.

I thought it would be fun to share the handful of jokes that I tweeted today. They are all the type of post that would have gone into the morning coffee posts had they been legit.
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Kindle Paperwhite Roundup of Reviews

September 30th, 2012 by Nate Hoffelder · Round up → 30 Comments

Amazon has just lifted the embargo on the KPW reviews and after reading a few I could easily see that right now B&n is having an “oh, crap” moment. Everyone loves the new higher res screen, and when you combine it with the frontlight it apparently sets a new standard for for ereaders.

Based on my few minutes with it a few weeks ago I am not surprised.

Here are the reviews which I have found so far tonight.
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Weekly Round Up

June 16th, 2012 by Nate Hoffelder · Round up → No Comments

Here are the most read posts on this blog this week. Tablets old and new dominated the list, so much so that I might as well stop calling myself an ereader blog.

My favorite post from this list is the Army Manual for surviving a Zombie attack.

  1. How to Add Android Market to Polaroid PMID702C
  2. First Impressions of the Polaroid PMID 702C Android Tablet
  3. How to Install Android Market on Polaroid PMID701
  4. Polaroid’s New Android 4.0 ICS Tablet is Now in Stores (And in my Hands)
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BEA 2012: Day 2 Roundup

June 5th, 2012 by Nate Hoffelder · conferences & trade shows, Round up → No Comments

Here is the coverage of BEA from the past day or so.