The Morning Coffee – 7 October 2013

Hot stories this morning include Apple's latest appeal in the anti-trust lawsuit they lost, an editorial on why most magazine tablet apps have fizzled, and a farcial post which argues that libraries exist to house books na not to serve the community.

  1. Apple Appeals Price-Fixing Verdict, Final Injunction (PW)
  2. E-textbooks not worth the cost, limits access to people with disabilities (The BG News: Campus)
  3. Can Colored Text Turn You Into an Online Speed-Reader? (FastCo.Design)
  4. French Tell Amazon To Cut the Shit, But In French and While Smoking (Banned Library)
  5. How to keep e-books on young cellphone users’ minds—and encourage their friends to join the fun (LibraryCity)
  6. Libraries are meant to hold books, not e-readers (Fourth Estate)
  7. Prss is a powerful new way to create professional-quality iPad magazines in your browser (TNW)
  8. Study: Read Romance, Be Sensitive (The Atlantic)
  9. Why tablet magazines are a failure (GigaOm)

About Nate Hoffelder (10613 Articles)
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 – 7 October 2013

  1. Just wanted to say I really enjoy your Morning Coffee section.
    You always find me something interesting to read that I would never find otherwise.

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