Browsing through TabTale’s library of apps make me want to be a kid again. You get to plan a puppy birthday party, fly around the universe on a unicorn, and work as an ice cream sundae chef.
Oyster hopes you’ll binge on books the same way you gorged on the last season of Arrested Development.
MALMÖ, Sweden — Reading books on my tiny iPhone screen is something I do out of circumstance, never choice. And apparently, I’m not the only one, as book reading on smartphones is higher than on tablets.
ComiXology, a platform for publishing digital comic books, has just made available the first of a 3-volume series on the life of John Lewis, a civil-rights leader and current U.S. Congressman.
“The proposed relief is intended to halt Apple’s anticompetitive conduct, restore lost competition, and prevent a recurrence of the illegal activities,” the Department of Justice says.
With another hefty round of funding, Inkling’s plans to dominate the e-book world are one step closer to reality.
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Was Apple the grand ring leader in a nefarious e-book price-fixing scheme with top publishers? We’re about to find out.
As other print publications struggle to maintain great, expensive content in an age of changing economics and reader habits, it’s heartening to watch an older institution gamely try new things.
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Just when you thought you might make it through the rest of your life without ever reading anything other than Facebook updates and the occasional #longread from Slate, Flipboard goes and ruins your party with a books section.
Ever since Barnes & Noble debuted its backlit Nook e-reader, all eyes have been on Amazon for its upgraded Kindle. Now it looks like Amazon’s backlit e-reader has been leaked, ahead of the company’s media event next week.
I was flabbergasted at the news that Microsoft had invested $300 million into Barnes & Noble’s Nook business, making the e-reader subsidiary, at a $1.7 billion valuation, worth more than B&N itself.
Guest Post Flickr/Cliff1066This isn't going to end well.
The intensely popular Harry Potter novels are now available for sale as e-books for the first time through J.K. Rowling’s Pottermore website.
Barnes & Noble is reportedly working on a new e-reader device that could help the book publisher take on both Amazon and the international market.
For those who prefer to read with their ears, Audiobooks.com is offering unlimited streaming of audio books for a flat monthly fee.
Apple unveiled several new apps Thursday aimed at reforming the way educators deal with textbooks, but the most interesting bit of Apple’s announcement could be the introduction of the iBooks Author app, which lets Mac users with Lion OSX create digital books for free.
I can’t remember the last time anyone was so interested in education technology, but leave it up to Apple to whip up excitement. The company held an “education related” event at New York City’s Guggenheim Museum today, where many expected it to take on the textbook industry with new, interactive e-books.
For its big education-related announcement in New York City this Thursday, January 19, Apple may be planning to unveil new tools that would make it easy for publishers and authors to create interactive textbooks.
Online retail giant Amazon sold over 4 million Kindle devices this month — about a million per week — to help make it the most successful holiday shopping season ever, the company announced today.
Apple is once again in hot water with the European Commission, this time over its pricing strategies with e-book publishers.