Reading


Amazon Launches "Rapids" - a Reading App for Children

Amazon Launches "Rapids" - a Reading App for Children

Parents always struggle to get their children to put down their phones or tablets and read a book instead. However, many studie...

Nov 2 2016, 8:21am CDT

Mind Reading Computers Could Soon be Able to Convert Your Thoughts into Text

Mind Reading Computers Could Soon be Able to Convert Your Thoughts into Text

It appears to be the case that novel super computers can do mind reading and convert thoughts into textual material. Now writer...

Oct 26 2016, 11:35am CDT

Amazon Kindle Scam Made Millions - Are You a Victim?

Amazon Kindle Scam Made Millions - Are You a Victim?

Emma Moore could be a name that you are quite familiar with - even if you don't know it. The name itself is fairly common, and...

Sep 28 2016, 8:01am CDT

Pigeons Can Be Taught to Read

Pigeons Can Be Taught to Read

A new study has emerged that suggests that pigeons might be able to read, or at least distinguish words from non-words.This mak...

Sep 19 2016, 1:52pm CDT

MIT Develops a System for Reading Closed Books

MIT Develops a System for Reading Closed Books

The experts have approved of a plan to read closed books. The first nine pages of the book will be identified via this method....

Sep 11 2016, 1:19pm CDT

Facebook Group Creates Pokemon Go with Books

Facebook Group Creates Pokemon Go with Books

The wildly popular AR game Pokemon Go has taken over the world, getting people to participate in what some people call the worl...

Aug 29 2016, 6:31pm CDT

Reading On A Tablets Can Kill Your Creativity

Reading On A Tablets Can Kill Your Creativity

Using digital platforms such as tablets and laptops for reading may make you more inclined to focus on concrete details rather...

May 9 2016, 7:02am CDT

Horse

Horses Are Capable Of Reading Human Emotions and Reacting To It

A new study published in the journal Biology Letters reveals horses are capable of recognizing and reacting to human emotions,...

Feb 10 2016, 2:58pm CST

Night Light

Google Introduces Night Light Feature for Reading At Night on Android and iOS Devices

Almost everyone that reads digital books via smartphones or tablets experience the sharp effects of the bright screens on their...

Dec 16 2015, 4:38am CST

Watch NFL Players Reading Their Own Superlatives on The Tonight Show

Watch NFL Players Reading Their Own Superlatives on The Tonight Show

NFL stars kick off the season with fun on the Jimmy Fallon show as they read out their voted superlatives on the show....

Sep 11 2015, 9:55am CDT

Michael Fassbender and Jennifer Lawrence Dress Up Casually for The Big Lebowski Reading

"The X-Men" star and "Hunger Games" actress were reading the script of "The Big Lebowski" in Just...

Jul 26 2015, 4:37pm CDT

Drake releases New Album If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late

Drake releases New Album If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late

Last night in an unexpected move Drake shocked his fans when he released an art film and then a mixtape after 6 years on the in...

Feb 13 2015, 4:02am CST

iPhone 6 And 6 Plus Are Shifting Reading Away From iPad

iPhone 6 And 6 Plus Are Shifting Reading Away From iPad

Users not finding enough reason to ditch larger screen iPhones for tablets...

Nov 27 2014, 6:13am CST

Amazon Kindle Voyage Rethinks the Reading Experience

Amazon Kindle Voyage Rethinks the Reading Experience

The new Kindle Voyage will mimic the actual feeling of turning the pages of a real book....

Sep 18 2014, 3:22am CDT

Reading Rainbow raised $5.4 Million on Kickstarter plus $1 Million from MacFarlane

Reading Rainbow raised $5.4 Million on Kickstarter plus $1 Million from MacFarlane

According to LeVar Burton, the host of Reading Rainbow, one in four children in America are growing functionally illiterate. Ov...

Jul 3 2014, 2:30am CDT

William Shatner Helps LeVar Burton Fundraise "Reading Rainbow" Revival

William Shatner Helps LeVar Burton Fundraise "Reading Rainbow" Revival

Patrick Stewart Is Going To Help Fundraise As Well...

Jun 23 2014, 5:33pm CDT

This $13 Speed Reading App For iOS Just Went FREE

This $13 Speed Reading App For iOS Just Went FREE

Grab It Now Before It’s Too Late!...

Jun 12 2014, 12:47pm CDT

Humanoid Robot Pepper Reading Emotions Goes on Sale in Japan

Humanoid Robot Pepper Reading Emotions Goes on Sale in Japan

TOKYO (AP) — Softbank Corp. is entering the robotics business with its cooing, gesturing and sympathetic Pepper humanoid-on-whe...

Jun 5 2014, 4:59am CDT

LeVar Burton Starts Kickstarter Campaign for Reading Rainbow

LeVar Burton Starts Kickstarter Campaign for Reading Rainbow

The actor, production specialist and educationist, LeVar Burton has started a Kickstarter campaign for bringing Reading Rainbow...

May 29 2014, 7:25am CDT

Bad Lip Reading wins American Comedy Award for Best Viral Video

Bad Lip Reading wins American Comedy Award for Best Viral Video

Patrick Stewart presented the American Comedy Award for Best Viral Video to the creators of Bad Lip Reading. His presentation i...

May 9 2014, 2:10am CDT

I4U news

More Americans Reading Ebooks, Led By Younger And Wealthier

More Americans are reading ebooks now than ever before, according to new data from the Pew Internet & American Life project...

Jan 16 2014, 12:36pm CST

Reading A Novel Could Physically Change Your Brain (But What Does That Mean?)

Reading A Novel Could Physically Change Your Brain (But What Does That Mean?)

It turns out that reading a novel can cause measurable changes in how connected portions of your brain are. That, at least, is...

Jan 5 2014, 6:01pm CST

12 Days Of Charitable Giving: Ride For Reading

12 Days Of Charitable Giving: Ride For Reading

It’s the ninth day of our 12 Days of Charitable Giving! In December, I’ll be focusing on twelve charitable organizations which...

Dec 26 2013, 2:11pm CST

[Holiday Gift Guide 2013: LeapFrog LeapReader Reading and Writing Systemtitle]

Holiday Gift Guide 2013: LeapFrog LeapReader Reading and Writing System

This is a great fun and teaches your child to read and write at same time makes a great gift....

Oct 22 2013, 11:00am CDT

Microsoft puts $300 in new Barnes & Nobles Digital Reading Venture

Microsoft puts $300 Million in new Barnes & Nobles Digital Reading Venture

Barnes & Noble Inc. and Microsoft today announced the formation of a strategic partnership in a new Barnes & Noble sub...

Apr 30 2012, 8:30am CDT

Book Reading with the Kindle Fire

Book Reading with the Kindle Fire

Reading is lots of fun on the Fire...

Dec 9 2011, 1:35pm CST

LeapFrog TAG Reading System Great Learning Tool for Kids

LeapFrog TAG Reading System Great Learning Tool for Kids

The TAG reading system is available at Amazon for $33.54. Learning how to read and recognize words can be very hard for little...

Feb 9 2011, 2:39pm CST

Copia At CES 2011: Making Reading Social

Copia At CES 2011: Making Reading Social

Or killing it entirely. You decide....

Jan 3 2011, 6:39pm CST

V.Reader Animated E-Book System Gets Kids Reading

V.Reader Animated E-Book System Gets Kids Reading

The V.Reader is available at Amazon for $51.25. Children love to learn. I know as I watch my own kids grow and learn that their...

Sep 17 2010, 5:47am CDT

Portal Becomes "Required Reading" In College. Say What?

Portal Becomes "Required Reading" In College. Say What?

Valve game makes it into the curriculum...

Aug 25 2010, 3:54am CDT

LightWedge Reading Light lights up the whole Page

LightWedge Reading Light lights up the whole Page

The LightWedge is available at thinkgeek for $19.99-24.99. When you head back to school, you need to remember so many things to...

Jul 29 2010, 9:00am CDT

The iTablet: Not Just For Bathroom Reading

The iTablet: Not Just For Bathroom Reading

The New York Times has an article out today covering the long, checkered history of the Apple tablet. The article is mostly a r...

Oct 5 2009, 10:05am CDT

Kindle 2 not reading aloud anymore if Publisher forbids it

Amazon raised some controversy amongst publishers with the new experimental text-to-speech feature found in Kindle 2. Publisher...

Feb 28 2009, 5:00am CST

Periscope Lighted Folio for Kindle Makes Reading Easier

Periscope Lighted Folio for Kindle Makes Reading Easier

One of the best features of the Amazon Kindle is the low power E-paper display it uses. One of the biggest drawbacks to the Kin...

Nov 7 2008, 10:00am CST

RFID Reading Nokia Mobile Phone

Nokia and Verisign showed a RFID reader mobile phone at the CTIA Wireless IT and Entertainment 2004 Conference in San Francisco...

Oct 26 2004, 3:47am EST

Smart Tag Reading Washing Machine

Japanese Dai Nippon Printing Co. has developed a washing machine that can read smart tags and inform users of the best method o...

Sep 16 2004, 1:00pm EST

Japanese Mind Reading Gadget Research

Japanese Mind Reading Gadget Research

Nikkei.Net has another story today around enhancing humans with gadgets. We reported about the Nidek Artificial Vision Research...

Aug 24 2004, 12:00pm EST

Reading I4U News On The Go With Handstory

Reading I4U News On The Go With Handstory

We always like to hear from our I4U fans and learn how they use I4U and what they are up to in regards to Gadgets. Jason Dardis...

Mar 31 2004, 12:10am EST