09/28/2010, Xerox is bringing its Espresso Book Machine to create and print on-demand books to the market, which means that these book-making machines can show up potentially at bookstores, coffee shops, and perhaps your nearest FedEx Kinkos location nearest you. The Espresso Book Machine employs two Xerox copiers to create on-the-spot, on-demand printing of out of print books, books not available on a bookseller’s shelf, or just a custom-printed manuscript for […]
07/19/2010, The folks over at Amazon should be smiling quite widely at the moment, as the online retailing giant has said that Kindle eBooks are now outselling hardcover books for the first time. According to the figures, for every 100 hardcover books sold in the spring, Amazon managed to sell 143 Kindle titles, and that figure doesn’t even include the free books or samples. The figure has since increased to 180 […]
07/01/2009, Another day and another e-reader for iPhone… Classic2Go offers more than 45 classic books to download with nicely illustrated digital covers (see picture, middle). I personally like the virtual bookshelf from which the reader can select the book in the application (picture, left); books can be organized by title or author. The application is available on iTunes for $0.99.