5 ways to read more on your iPad or tablet

When a friend asked me recently for advice on buying an e-reader, it got me thinking about just how much I rely on my iPad for reading these days. Books, newspapers, magazines – nearly all my reading is done on this device.

Some say it takes a while to get used to reading off a screen, but in my view the convenience factor outweighs any temporary discomfort. And there are ways to improve your reading experience. Here are five things you can do on an iPad. (My focus here is the iPad because that's what I use, however most Android-based tablets will have similar capabilities.)

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The news is dying ... long live the news

If you, like me, still live in the dark ages in which your news is delivered via a rolled up newspaper thrown over the garden fence every morning, you have probably noticed that the thud associated with said throw has recently become not much more than a gentle pat. They say the traditional print newspaper will be around for a while yet, but its increasingly anorexic state would seem to suggest otherwise.

So, what to do if, also like me, you’re a news and opinion junkie?

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