ebooks

Snag a copy of “Office 365 For Dummies, 2nd Edition” (Free eBook expires 11/15/17 )

Office 365 For Dummies, 2nd Edition is an ebook which is normally priced at $13.00 but it is being offered FREE of charge until 11/15/17. This ebook offers step by step instructions on how to use all that Microsoft Office 365 has to offer. Topics include email, Sharepoint collaboration tools like Skype for business, Office Online, and a lot …

Snag a copy of “Office 365 For Dummies, 2nd Edition” (Free eBook expires 11/15/17 )Read More »

Snag a copy of “How to Build an Effective and Affordable Smart Home from the Ground Up” (Free eBook)

How to Build an Effective and Affordable Smart Home from the Ground Up written by Joel Lee is an electronic guide that will teach you what you need to know about smart home technology, including what it is, how it works, and which devices to purchase or avoid. If you haven’t already signed up previously with …

Snag a copy of “How to Build an Effective and Affordable Smart Home from the Ground Up” (Free eBook)Read More »

Snag a copy of “The Microsoft Office Toy Box – 5 Programs, 50 Tips” (Free eBook)

The Microsoft Office Toy Box – 5 Programs, 50 Tips is a tips and tricks guide from a Microsoft Certified Trainer. This eBook offers a selection of useful tips for using the Microsoft Office suite of apps that includes Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, Excel, and OneNote. If you haven’t already signed up previously with TradePub, there are …

Snag a copy of “The Microsoft Office Toy Box – 5 Programs, 50 Tips” (Free eBook)Read More »

Snag a copy of “Coding For Dummies” (Free eBook expires 10/17/17 )

Coding For Dummies is an ebook which normally costs $16.00 but it is being offered FREE of charge until 10/17/17. This ebook offers hands-on exercises will help you learn to code like a pro without needing prior coding experience. Coding for Dummies is a guide that uses plain English to help the reader build up their knowledge in writing …

Snag a copy of “Coding For Dummies” (Free eBook expires 10/17/17 )Read More »

Microsoft is giving away eleventy bazillion eBooks. Go get em!

Did you know that around this time every year that Microsoft gives away a selection of eBooks? Me neither, but now I know because former Gadgeteer writer Leah Gail Hallet sent me a text message this morning with a link to the giveaway page. One word: Wow! If you’re looking to build out the technical …

Microsoft is giving away eleventy bazillion eBooks. Go get em!Read More »

Playster media services, Playster8 tablet, and headphones review

Our household has had several online subscription services over the years. We’ve had Netflix, Hulu, Prime Video, Prime Reading, and Spotify, and enjoyed the benefits that come along with each. The biggest problem with all of those different services is keeping track of all the logins and payments each month.  Playster is a subscription service …

Playster media services, Playster8 tablet, and headphones reviewRead More »

Amazon just added free ebooks, magazines and comics for Prime members

Being an Amazon Prime member just got even better! Earlier this week, Amazon announced their Prime Reading perk which offers a rotating selection of more than 1000 ebooks, kid’s books, magazines, and even comics that Prime members in the US can read through the Kindle app for free. Some of the selections include magazines like …

Amazon just added free ebooks, magazines and comics for Prime membersRead More »

BookBub helps you build your ebook library with free or low-cost books

Regardless of which eBook device or app you use or which store you purchase from, BookBub can help you obtain books at discount prices or even free.  BookBub doesn’t sell books themselves.  They just “simply alert you by email to fantastic limited-time offers that become available on retailers like Amazon’s Kindle store, Barnes & Noble’s …

BookBub helps you build your ebook library with free or low-cost booksRead More »

Amazon introduces Kindle Unlimited – a subscription service for book lovers

One of the perks of being a Kindle owner and an Amazon Prime member was the one free book you were allowed to “borrow” each month.  With only one free book, it could take you a long time to try out new authors you’re interested in without having to risk some of your book budget …

Amazon introduces Kindle Unlimited – a subscription service for book loversRead More »

Oyster, the unlimited book reading app and service, is now available on Android and Kindle devices

Last fall, we told you about the Oyster ebook lending service that gave you unlimited access to ebooks on your iOS devices.  At the time, they had 100,000 books in their lending library.  Now, they have more than 500,000 titles available.  They’ve made a lot of improvements in their reading app, too, with new typography, …

Oyster, the unlimited book reading app and service, is now available on Android and Kindle devicesRead More »

Discover (or rediscover) great books, and get a free eBook if you act soon

Simon & Schuster created a new website, called Off the Shelf, that’s intended to help to maximize your reading enjoyment by helping you discover books – cult classics or best sellers – that you may have missed over the years.  It’s brought to you by “passionate editors, authors, and others inside the book business”, and …

Discover (or rediscover) great books, and get a free eBook if you act soonRead More »

Amazon has launched the Kindle MatchBook service

A couple months ago, we told you about Amazon’s new Kindle MatchBook service, which will give you access to eBook versions of paper books you bought from them in the past.  Whether you bought them years ago or last week, you can get the eBook version for no more than $2.99, and some may be …

Amazon has launched the Kindle MatchBook serviceRead More »

Free in iBooks: Hubble Space Telescope Discovery eBook

If you have any interest in astronomy – backyard hobbist or more serious scientist – you need to download this free eBook to your iBooks app on your iPad.  (Requires an iPad using iBooks 2 or later and iOS 5 or later.)  This is a huge book, almost 1GB, that’s chock full of informative text, …

Free in iBooks: Hubble Space Telescope Discovery eBookRead More »