eBooks in a Textbook World

24 September, 2010 // 0 Comments

Education is a splendid thing — except for the textbooks that students have to buy. When I was in school, high school and college, many, many years ago, it was rare that for there to be a single [Read More ...]

AGK Nordic now carrying 2 e-readers

22 September, 2010 // 4 Comments

I just found a pair of interesting ereader on the website for AGK Nordic, a Scandinavian consumer electronics company. I'm pretty sure that both ereaders were originally made by Gajah. There are [Read More ...]

The Future of the Book (video)

22 September, 2010 // 2 Comments

I found an interesting video by the design firm IDEO. It shows their 3 concepts for the future of digital books. I just watched the video, and a couple details struck me as rather odd. I can't recall [Read More ...]

Take the Agency Ebook Pledge

21 September, 2010 // 9 Comments

I was thinking this morning about Hachette introducing Agency pricing in the UK, and I've decided it's time that I wrote down what I've been doing with Agency ebooks. Here is the Agency Ebook Pledge: [Read More ...]

Review: PageOne e-reader by NextPapyrus

21 September, 2010 // 4 Comments

The PageOne was developed by a Korean company, Next Papyrus. It's currently being sold in Korea (and  elsewhere in Asia). They had worked out a deal for Foxit to sell this ereader in the US under [Read More ...]

Reading eBooks: LCD vs. eInk

21 September, 2010 // 2 Comments

There is always a lot of discussion about which screen is better for reading ebooks: and LCD screen, which is often less expensive, or eInk-type screens, which are often more expensive. [Read More ...]

Ebook sales hit 40m USD for July

20 September, 2010 // 4 Comments

The IDPF have release the reported sales figures for July 2010. Sales jumped from $29.8m in June to 40.8m. If you've been following this blog for any length of time then you might recall that last [Read More ...]

The Future of Ebook Apps (Today)

20 September, 2010 // 1 Comment

by Joe Wikert I'm in the process of reading Nick Bilton's excellent book, I Live in the Future and Here's How it Works.  I highly recommend it, btw; look for a detailed review here in the not too [Read More ...]
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