Morning Roundup: More copyright considerations, readers prefer Amazon and Kobo
January 20, 2014 | 9:00 am
By Joanna Cabot
You Bought It, You Own It (EFF)
You bought it, you own it, right? Not always. Over the past decade, we have been quietly shifting to a world in which both digital goods (like mp3s, video files, and ebooks) and physical goods that contain software (like cars, microwaves, and phones) are never truly owned, but only rented.
Hardcore Readers Prefer to Buy from Kobo and Amazon (GoodeReader)
Good e-Reader conducted a one month research project where we polled 250 people about their favorite online bookstore of choice. Good e-Reader users tend to be savvy, well educated and not afraid of new technologies. These are basically the hardcore users that often buy 50-100 books a year and often have more than one e-reader in the household.
Why 2014 Will be the Year of the iPad for Me (GigaOM)
For a long time, I never thought I’d be able to give up my Mac as my primary personal computing device. But thanks to some advances in hardware and third-party app development, I’m ready to center my personal computing around the iPad.
Are iPads Keeping Kids Up at Night? (Teachers with Apps)
According to the latest research and an article that appeared in Education Week iPads are keeping kids up at night and also damaging sleep patterns.
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