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added iPad-related links[edit]

  • Reading Devices: iPad
  • Reading Software: iBooks
  • Sources Paid: iBookstore

also alphabetised lists that were not alphabetised & made  · formatting consistent

Slark (talk) 21:29, 27 January 2010 (UTC)

I was just wondering about that. I was going to ask about iPad. I do see iBooks in the Template:Ebooks template, but I do NOT see iPad, nor iBookstore. I guess they it got deleted? I haven't checked the history ... --Mike Schwartz (talk) 22:42, 9 November 2010 (UTC)
PS: Now I have checked the history. I see when "iPad" got deleted. IMHO, if some users buy an iPad because they want to use it as an Ebook device, then maybe it should be listed here. But I am not adding it back in -- someone else can do so, "if" appropriate. --Mike Schwartz (talk) 22:55, 9 November 2010 (UTC)
Well, iPad is a general computing device. Like "computers" or "smartphones", there are (or will soon be) a number of different slate devices like the iPad (eg: samsung galaxy tab). Instead of iPad and each tablet listed individually, it would probably be better to link to a list of "tablets". Obviously there are a lot of e-readers out there which are all very similar to each other, but since they are dedicated specifically to reading e-books, I'd say listing them individually is justified. I just added a link to Tablet computer. Quillaja (talk) 02:26, 10 November 2010 (UTC)

added enTourage eDGe[edit]

I added a newer model of reader that recently came out.Legitimus (talk) 15:18, 7 May 2010 (UTC)


I've added smartphones and computers to the list of devices in this template. This should cover all smartphones such as android phones, iphones, and winmo phones as well as computers like PCs, the ipad, etc. Other than that, the only devices listed should be dedicated e-readers. Thanks. Quillaja (talk) 13:50, 19 July 2010 (UTC)

I just added a link to Tablet computer to ensure iPad and its like are covered for sure. Quillaja (talk) 02:27, 10 November 2010 (UTC)

Adding a new source[edit]

I'd like to add New Zealand Electronic Text Centre as a new source of ePubs. >1300 texts including a complete set of 19th Century New Zealand novels and the official war histories. Stuartyeates (talk) 21:08, 18 August 2010 (UTC)