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Digimonkey Tips: Navigating the All Romance Mobile Site

Digimonkey Tips: Navigating the All Romance Mobile Site

 

One of the great advantages of ebooks is that they can be purchased and read using a multitude of electronic devices, including tablets and smartphones. That means you can feed your ebook obsession even when you’re on the go!

However, portable devices generally have less screen real estate than their computer cousins, which is one reason All Romance has a special mobile site that’s optimized for those smaller screens. It loads very quickly and has fewer linked objects, which makes shopping and downloading using a touchscreen ...more

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Digimonkey Tips: Reading eBooks with Adobe Reader DC

Digimonkey Tips: Reading eBooks with Adobe Reader DC

Ever since ebooks first appeared on the scene, the most popular format has remained the Adobe Acrobat PDF format. PDF stands for Portable Document Format, and ebook reading fans love their portable documents!

One of the reasons PDF files are so popular is because they can easily be opened using the free Adobe Reader app, which comes pre-installed on most computers. Adobe Reader is also available as an app for most portable devices.

 

Installing Adobe Reader

If you discover Adobe Reader is not currently installed on your computer, ...more

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Digimonkey Tips: The Difference between Secure Ebooks and Regular Ebooks

Digimonkey Tips: The Difference between Secure Ebooks and Regular Ebooks

The modern world seems to be full of security these days — for houses, in airports, on personal computers…the list is endless.   In fact, even some of Digimonkey’s ebooks have security!

The first time she purchased an ebook and saw download links that said Secure Adobe and Secure Adobe Epub and scary error messages that said things like “Reader not installed” and “unable to download”, Digimonkey didn’t feel very secure at all.

Well, Digimonkey took a couple of deep breaths (which she highly recommends!) and then she ...more

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Digimonkey Tips: Using Calibre to Organize and Convert Your Ebooks

Digimonkey Tips: Using Calibre to Organize and Convert Your Ebooks

If you’ve spent much time hanging out with other ebook fans, chances are someone has mentioned a free program called Calibre. And with good reason.  Calibre is a super-awesome, very cool, incredibly helpful piece of software that allows you to read, organize and convert your regular format ebooks using your PC or Mac computer.  Best of all, it’s FREE! FREE! FREE!  You can start the download here: http://calibre-ebook.com/

A complete review of all the features in Calibre would take more blog real estate than ...more

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Digimonkey Tips: Reading ebooks with PlayBooks online

Digimonkey Tips: Reading ebooks with PlayBooks online

With the growing popularity of cloud-based storage and apps, PlayBooks has emerged as a top contender for its ease of use and the ability to access your ebook files from any Internet connected device. Best of all, you can add Epub or Adobe Acrobat files you’ve downloaded from your All Romance library for easy on-the-go reading!

 

Adding All Romance ebook files to PlayBooks online

To use PlayBooks, you will need to sign in with a Google account. If you don’t already have one, you’ll need to create ...more

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Digimonkey Tips: How Free Reads Benefit Readers and Authors

Digimonkey Tips: How Free Reads Benefit Readers and Authors

One of the most popular areas of the All Romance/OmniLit website is the Free Reads category of books.  And why not? Everyone loves getting something for free, right?  But there are many tangible benefits to both readers and authors for having Free Reads on our site, and Digi wants to help you take advantage of them all!

 

Benefits for Readers

  • If you’re new to the site, or to ebooks in general, Free Reads allow you to practice downloading and transferring ebooks to your device before ...more
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Digimonkey Tips: Downloading All Romance files to the Kindle Fire

Digimonkey Tips: Downloading All Romance files to the Kindle Fire

In many ways, the Kindle has become synonymous with ebooks. However, one fact Kindle users may not know is that they can purchase and download ebooks from a variety of retailers besides Amazon, including All Romance eBooks!

On the Kindle Fire, you can send Mobipocket and Adobe Acrobat files via Amazon’s free WiFi system directly to the device, or directly downloaded HTML, PDF and MOBI files using the Fire’s web browser.

 

Sending files via Amazon’s WiFi

This method has several advantages. After the initial setup, it’s a one ...more

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Digimonkey Tips: Earth Friendly Technology

Digimonkey Tips: Earth Friendly Technology

Digimonkey is a friend of Mother Earth. Reduce, reuse, recycle has been her mantra since she first moved out of the family tree house. So she’s super excited to be sharing Earth Day with all of you.

Because Digi is also a fan of all things ebook-related, she decided to research ways in which ebook fans could enjoy their ebooks while also treading as lightly as possible on Mother Earth.

Tips that apply to all electronics (and most other things, too!)

  • Before buying, do your research. ...more
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