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iBooks Updated with Collections, Printing

12/15/2010, Apple today has rolled out an update to its PDF and EPUB e-book reading app for the iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad tablet. The new update, now in version 1.2, brings the ability to sort books and PDFs into collections. Now, you can organize your books to...

Ads to Appear Inside Free E-Books

12/13/2010, Marketers are experimenting with new pricing models for e-books. In a twist, marketers may make e-books available for free in exchange for your attention to ads that may appear within the books. Various forms of advertisements are now being explored,...

iPad Catching Up to Kindle in E-Reader Market in Latest Survey

11/30/2010, While Amazon is still a dominant player in the e-reader market with a 47% market share, Apple is quickly gaining ground having captured 32% of the e-reader market with its iPad consumer tablet. ChangeWave’s latest survey was completed by over 2,800...

Acer Alive Platform Delivers Digital Content

11/23/2010, Acer has announced its Alive platform, which is a digital hub that’s similar to iTunes and the Samsung Media Hub that’s found on some of Samsung’s tablets. It seems, though, from the screenshots that the Alive digital hub may be a...

Nook Gains Speed with Firmware 1.5

11/22/2010, Barnes & Noble just released version 1.5 of its firmware for the e-ink Nook. The firmware brings a number of enhancements to the e-ink electronic book reader, most notably faster page turn speeds and the ability to sync where you’ve left off in...

E-Books Get Added to New York Times Bestseller List

11/12/2010, The New York Times Bestseller List is pretty much an industry standard to what’s hot and what’s selling in the print world, and now the newspaper publication will soon add digital books to its list. Although the Bestseller List for printed...

China Will Create Proprietary E-Books Standard

10/29/2010, Last week the Chinese government had announced that it would “develop indigenous innovation capability to create market leaders and renowned brands.” Based on the announcement, it seems that publishers and digital books distributers in China...