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Five Best Ebook Readers

If you like taking your books on the go, you’ve never had more options. The best ereaders are slim, have batteries that last for weeks, have multiple screen sizes and types to suit you, and come at different price points. Let’s look at five of the best, based on your nominations.


Grab 24 Free Ebooks To Learn A New Programming Language

There are so many programming languages to choose from if you want to learn to code or continue your programming journey. This collection of free programming books introduces 24 languages, from C to Scheme.


Briefly: 105 Free Ebooks, Jaw-Dropping Archery, Expert Slow-Cooking Tips

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: get 105 Kindle ebooks for free, the best trick shots from master bowman Lars Andersen, how to slow cook to perfection according to a Michelin-star chef.


Central Manuals Lets You Find And Download User Manuals For Free

Unless you can think of a clever way to store them, user manuals are kind of a hassle to keep around. When you find yourself in need of one, however, Central Manuals lets you find and download them for free in the PDF format.


Briefly: Stan Streaming Prices, Free Ebooks, GoPro Firefighter

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Stan pricing confirmed, Adelaide bushfires captured on firefighter’s GoPro, get 33 Joseph Conrad ebooks for free.


BitLit Offers Free And Cheap Ebooks If You Own The Physical Copy

Android/iOS: Paper books are awesome, but sometimes there’s no beating the portability of an ebook on your phone or tablet. If you have a physical book you’d love to read on the go, BitLit may be able to get you an ebook version for free — all you need to do is take a photo.


Scribd Adds More Than 30,000 Audiobooks To Its Subscription Service

Ebook subscription service Scribd had added 30,000 audiobooks to its existing library of titles. of standard ebooks as part of their current $US8.99 per month plan.


Learn About Music Theory With This Easy-To-Understand Online Book

If you’ve always wanted to learn more about song writing and the structure of music, this free online book is filled to the brim with pages that make understanding music theory easy. Toby W. Rush’s “Music Theory for Musicians and Normal People” covers a massive range of topics, including pitch, rhythm, scales, intervals and harmonics.


Learn How To Make Captivating Presentations With This Free Online Book

Communication guru Nancy Duarte helped us learn how to create and deliver presentations that don’t suck. Her acclaimed book, Resonate, is available online now for free in multimedia, touch-friendly form.


Blinkist Breaks Down Non-Fiction Books Into Easy 15-Minute Bites

Android: Despite the internet revolution, books are still a valuable source of information. Reading takes time though. If you’re the type to stick to non-fiction, fact-filled books, Blinkist can help you get to the good parts.