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Read a bedtime story to your child, even when you can’t be there

on Wednesday, July 17th, 2013
Posted in: Kid Gadgets, News

When you have a child, you know how important it is to read to her.  Reading time fosters a love of reading and encourages his imagination, and the time together is important for maintaining a close bond with the child.  Sometimes you just can’t be there for story time – you’re at work or awayRead More…


Blackstone “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” iPhone Audiobook App Review

on Tuesday, July 13th, 2010

Blackstone Audio, Inc. offered The Gadgeteer the chance to review one of their Folium-enhanced audiobook apps for the iPhone.  Blackstone is the largest independent audiobook publisher in the US.  They have joined with Folium Partners to produce Folium enhancedAudio™ audiobook apps for iPhone.  I was given the chance to review their Adventures of Huckleberry Finn audiobook.


Teens: classic & new audiobook summer downloads

on Monday, July 12th, 2010
Posted in: Miscellaneous

Ah, summertime.  The kids want to chuck school and chillax, but how do you keep their brain juices flowing (at least as a background process) till fall?  Check out SYNC.  It’s an online community that’s working to build the audience for and promote audiobooks among readers 13+.  SYNC is a great way for teens toRead More…


June is Audiobook Month

on Sunday, June 13th, 2010
Posted in: eBook Readers, News

In support of Audiobook Month, publishers are offering downloads (or streams) of great audio throughout the month – works by Hemingway, Milne, Twain, Jennifer Eggers, Sarah Vowell, Martin Amis and the voices of Jim Dale, Michael Madsen, Frank McCourt, and many more through Currently there is a free download of “King Solomon’s Mines” alongRead More…