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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…

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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.

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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…

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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 AudiobookCommunity.com. Currently there is a free download of “King Solomon’s Mines” alongRead More…