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Listen to the creepy voices of Thomas Edison's talking dolls

A new technique for salvaging recordings from delicate antiques has allowed Thomas Edison's talking dolls to find their lost voices.

By May 5, 2015


Stanza returns, alive and kicking

The reports of Stanza's death were greatly exaggerated.

By November 10, 2011


Ask us: where to get ebooks

One of the questions we're most commonly asked about e-readers is where in Australia one can obtain ebooks.

By September 11, 2012


Comics, PDFs, and more: Stanza for iPad is a universal (and free) killer e-reader

Comics, PDFs, ePubs and more: Stanza is the best universal e-reader we've tried, and it's also free. We hope competitors are taking notes.

By June 4, 2010


Borders shelves store feature in iOS e-reader app

The first of the big e-reader apps has conformed to Apple's new policy, the enforcement of which was supposed to begin a week ago.

By July 8, 2011


123-year-old talking doll record speaks again

Artifact is the only example of a talking doll record from 1888 known to survive today. Sold by Thomas Edison, it was discovered in 1967, but its voice returned only recently.

By July 6, 2011


Amazon snaps up iPhone e-book reader app Stanza

In an effort to expand its e-book reach, Amazon acquires Lexcycle, the maker of a popular iPhone e-book reader app called Stanza. It appears to be hedging its bets.

By April 27, 2009


Stanza now over 40,000 eBooks strong

Stanza's iPhone e-reader is now over 40,000 eBooks strong.

By December 4, 2008


Stanza Stands Out As The iPhone's Best eBook Reader

Stanza Stands Out As The iPhone's Best eBook Reader

By October 1, 2008


How to put PDFs on your iPad

EPUB files might be nicer to look at, but PDFs are far easier to make and import onto your iPad, no syncing required. We'll show you why it's our favorite way to use the iPad as an e-reader.

By August 17, 2010