The Morning Coffee – 10 April 2013

photo[1]Here are a few stories to read this morning.

  • Apple reportedly bans latest issue of Brian K. Vaughan’s SAGA from App Store over two panels of gay sex (TNW)
  • Barnes & Noble Has Forgotten What Makes the NOOK Interesting (Gear Diary)
  • "Big Brother, But With Good Intent:" E-Books Tattle on Students Who Don't Do the Reading (Slate)

  • It's Not Relevant News (@baekdal)
  • Living through the Evolution of Etextbooks (TidBITS)
  • Ten ways self-publishing has changed the books world (
  • Why I Do Self-Publish by Linda Nagata (Charlie's Diary)
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    Nate Hoffelder is the founder and editor of The Digital Reader:"I've been into reading ebooks since forever, but I only got my first ereader in July 2007. Everything quickly spiraled out of control from there. Before I started this blog in January 2010 I covered ebooks, ebook readers, and digital publishing for about 2 years as a part of MobileRead Forums. It's a great community, and being a member is a joy. But I thought I could make something out of how I covered the news for MobileRead, so I started this blog."

    1 Comment on The Morning Coffee – 10 April 2013

    1. From Gear Diary:
      “By not highlighting a single thing that makes the NOOK HD ecosystem special, it comes across like B&N has given up, and are simply begging people to take the inventory off their hands. It reeks of desperation, and that’s a bad sign for the future of the NOOK!”

      I wonder where they got the graphic…some inhouse Nook strategy session? 😉

      Nothing else needs saying, though.
      They’re so desperate to clear out inventory they no longer even think of what the devices are for.

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