Distro Issue 104: Prep for class with Engadget's back to school guide

Unfortunately, it's time to hit the books once more. Don't get completely bummed out by the start of classes because this special issue of our weekly e-magazine has all of the top picks for back to school gear. That's right, from laptops to portable audio, we've narrowed down the best tech selections in over a dozen categories to ease the transition back to academia. Of course, they'll also make stellar pickups for those who have already joined the work force too. We sprinkled in a few Distro regulars as well: Eyes-On, Visualized and Time Machines are all here. There's plenty to consider this time around, so grab a copy for your e-reading gadget of choice via any of the app stores that follow. Distro Issue 104 PDF Distro in the iTunes App Store Distro in the Google Play Store Distro in the Windows Store Distro APK (for sideloading) Like Distro on Facebook Follow Distro on Twitter Filed under: Announcements, HD, Mobile Comments Source: iTunes, Google Play, Windows Store Continue reading at 'Engadget'

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Take your mind back to school with the 10 best books of September

From thought-provoking fiction by Ta-Nehisi Coates and Petina Gappah to biographies of Susan Sontag and Condé Nast, your reading list starts here. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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From thought-provoking fiction by Ta-Nehisi Coates and Petina Gappah to biographies of Susan Sontag and Condé Nast, your reading list starts here. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Rowling backs Killer Women's BAME and working class support scheme

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Stocking Up On New Back-to-School Basics

School librarians and teachers weigh in on their must-have items for the new school year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Weekly E-Ranking: Night School in a different class

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Lee Child's Night School boomerangs back into the chart top spot

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Industry Notes: Turkey’s ANKOS Signs With De Gruyter; US Authors Guild Issues New Guide

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Weekly E-Ranking: Child's school top of the class

Lee Child has thundered into the Weekly E-Book Ranking, earning his first number one in the list with his Jack Reacher title Night School. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Wimpy Kid author Jeff Kinney goes back to school to celebrate his latest book

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Weekly E-Ranking: Hawkins and Moyes skip back to school blues

A plethora of new entries swept out the summer cobwebs on the Weekly E-Ranking, but Paula Hawkins and Jojo Moyes are still the most popular kids in the chart playground. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The Onion Is Back in Print, for One Issue Only

Print-lovers, rejoice! At a tech festival, no less: The Onion, which stopped publishing a print edition in December 2013, is returning to print for one issue only as part of a partnership with Yoplait's Plenti Oatmeal Meets Greek Yogurt, starting with distribution at South by Southwest... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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Forty authors back call for school system change

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Back to Hogwarts: 'Harry Potter' fans celebrate the traditional first day of school

In the 'Potter' books, Hogwarts students always head back to school on Sept. 1. Many fans are celebrating today and 'Potter' fanatics have a new book (by Rowling although not set in the 'Potter' universe), a new theme park, and – a bit farther out – a new movie to look forward to. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Back to School Goals and Advice

As students sharpen their pencils and charge their mobile devices, teachers and librarians tell us how they’re preparing for the first day of school. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Patterson backs prize to fund school libraries

Author James Patterson is donating £50,000 to a new prize that will fund school libraries. The World Book Day Award, launched today (9th January), offers schools in the UK and Ireland the chance to win money to buy books from local bookshops to stock their libraries. Six lump sums are on up for... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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