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Catch no ball about ebooks vs print books?

All the Lion City folks around us are in the mood of celebrating the nation's 47th birthday this week. At Tusitala, we are definitely doing our part as well. Presenting to you our Unofficial National Day Fun Pack item: information + graphics. We have been trying to 'kay poh' (poke our nose into) what's the…

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iPads and Kindles Now On Loan at Bedok Library

The concept of eBook lending at libraries is finally in Singapore. Visit the Bedok Library and you can now borrow an iPad or a Kindle for two weeks. Pre-loaded with books, these devices can be checked out just as how one would take physical books out on loan. According to TODAY Online: “Available on loan…

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Citia iPad App Makes Reading Non-Linear

A new tech start-up aims to help readers sift and skim through their nonfiction tomes — and get to the important parts. Citia transforms serious nonfiction books, optimizing them for digital devices and giving them social skills traditional eBooks can’t match. Using professional writers, editors, and designers, Citia reorganizes and condenses popular business/technology titles into…

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The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore

February seems to have flown by. Last month we celebrated Charles Dickens’ 200th birthday, discovered an AR game aimed at making us more saintly, mourned the loss of Jan Berenstain — co-author and illustrator of the Berenstain Bears series, coveted these hyper-minimalist fairytale posters and fantasized about the Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore. In case you…

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iTravel with Children

Its summer travel season and that means travel with young ones.   A recent article on Cheapflights.com shares tips on traveling with kids but misses a very important aspect: the modern touch.   Eileen Ogintz is a syndicated travel columnist who suggests a number of important and effective techniques like “keeping your cool, no matter…

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Guarding Your Smurfberries

How much would you pay for a smurfberry? Don’t know what that is? Well be careful because even if you don’t, you child might well know and appreciate the value of a smurfberry. And pay for it using the convenient in-app purchase function on your iPhone or iPad. Well okay, I’m not stirring up any…

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