This week, all eyes in the tech world are focused on the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, where manufacturers are vying to unveil the Next Big Thing. This year, the most exciting gadgets share a common thread—they’re smart, responsive and connected. From the Hapifork—a data-collecting, web-enabled utensil that vibrates when you eat too quickly—to the Razer Edge gaming device that converts from tablet to game console to PC, the latest gadgets harness the power of the Internet in creative new ways.
In the world of eBooks, we’re seeing a similar trend towards responsive design. McGraw-Hill introduced an eBook capable of adapting to a student’s learning patterns; PaperTabs unveiled paper-thin, flexible tablets that join together to create bigger displays, exchange information with a simple tap, and take other UI cues from old-fashioned paper. Read more.. At CES, Limitless Possibilities for Library eBooks
The library buildings may be closed today but our Virtual Library is always open. You don’t have to wait until December 26 to download your next book; you can browse, check out and download eBooks and more from the comfort of your new Snuggies that Santa brought you today. To get started read Your Guide to eReaders and eBooks. Follow the steps outlined in this guide for your eReader and you will be curled up by the fireplace and enjoying a good book in no time at all.