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There are half a dozen eBook formats that you should know about. From what works on a Kindle to XML-based OpenOffice formats, check these out.
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What do the e-textbooks of the future actually look like? Who is making them? These companies are the big names you should keep an eye on.
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Browsing Amazon.com might show you what books are bestsellers, what is similar to the last thing you looked at, or what other people bought in addition to the book you're looking at. Being a bestseller obviously means the book is widely popular- but just how popular?
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Toys R Us is getting into the tablet wars. They just announced a $150 kid-oriented tablet that's perfect for a classroom without a lot of money to spend. The Tabeo, as it's called, is wi-fi enabled, has extensive parental controls, and comes pre-loaded with about 50 apps such as Angry Birds and Fruit Ninja.
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The smaller tablet wars are heating up and classrooms around the world are going to be the big winners. Amazon just announced the new Kindle Fire and the most important feature to know about is, of course, the price. But there's another feature too. We'll get to that shortly.
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Big news for the textbook rental industry. Amazon is now offering a rental service just in time for the start of the upcoming school year. They're saying it's going to save students as much as 70% off the typical retail price.
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In lieu of explosive eReader growth, this infographic shows some statistical surprises about our collective reading habits.
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Classrooms need more than just chalk and a few notebooks. There's a plethora of technology out there but how do you choose what's right for you? What's the best technology for your particular classroom? Here are a few...
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I'm a huge fan of TED talks. The addicting and inspirational lectures always get my mind racing. It's always been a dream to attend a talk by one of the fantastic presenters at some point in my life. Luckily, I'm now a step closer.
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It's the biggest weekend of the entire year for retailers. Cyber Monday is the biggest day for online retailers. This time is also one of the busiest time for scammers and spammers.
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The federal government has amped up its proposed spending on education at the expense of the military, it seems. That's according to the annual 'Death and Taxes' interactive infographic that details federal spending.
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Educational aspects of the new Amazon Kindle Fire are endless, from basic applications to the most useful tools teachers can use in order to maximize their time with every student.
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It's hard to keep up with the dozens of Google products available right now. Thankfully, Edudemic guest author Joseph Baker is here to help you figure out the most important ones you should be using right now. Be sure to weigh in with your votes as well!
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Amazon's own Black Friday deal is a good one: they'll be selling the last-gen-but-still-good Kindle 2 for just $89, starting at Noon EST on Friday. They'd like to remind you it uses the same e-ink tech as the curren...
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This is not a paid advertisement. I was just checking on a recent purchase from Amazon when I stumbled across a new promotion that Amazon is running. It gives you an Amazon Prime account (free two-day shipping and oth...