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PocketBook 640 Is A Water Resistant E-Book Reader

03/05/2014, So, we do know that the smartphone market has seen some waterproof handsets in recent memory, where Sony has certainly taken the mindset of waterproof devices being bulky and ugly looking, turning that idea over its head with a svelte chassis and...

Apple now facing ebook price fixing allegations in Canada

04/23/2012, A couple of weeks ago, we reported that the US Department of Justice sued Apple along with publishers regarding alleged ebook price fixing. Apple of course denied the charges and there have been talks about other countries looking to sue Apple over the...

US government sues Apple and publishers over ebook prices

04/11/2012, The US government does not care whether you have the largest market capitalization on the stock exchange, but where you have done wrong, you will still be brought to book – or at least an attempt will be made. It seems that Apple as well as other...

Google ends e-book sales via independent stores

04/05/2012, Google will put to an end a program that previously allowed independent booksellers to offer their wares – in this case, e-books, from its online store. This move will come to fruition by the end of January 2013. Google digital publishing director...

Kindle Owners’ Lending Library lets you borrow for free

04/04/2012, Are you a voracious reader who happened to have made the leap over to the e-book world, so much so that you do not bother with physical paperbacks anymore? Well, good news for you then – it seems that 16 of the Top 100 best-selling paid Kindle books...

US might sue Apple and publishers due to e-book prices

03/08/2012, The U.S. Justice Department seems to be on a warpath here, where it has warned Apple in addition to another five of the biggest U.S. publishers that they might just have to prepare for a showdown in the court. This comes after the U.S. Justice Department...

Kobo eReading app for Windows 8

03/01/2012, Did you catch the Windows 8 Consumer Preview yesterday? If not, you can always read all about it here as we covered the event live. It did not take too long for Kobo to announce their eReading app for Windows 8, making Kobo one of the first ebook...

Kama Sutra ends up as e-book

02/20/2012, Ever heard of Deepak Chopra before? This New Age guru has written plenty of books over the years, not to mention having released plenty of audio content in the form of cassettes (back when they were in vogue, of course) as well as CDs, and is more than...

Amazon allows Wattpad on the Kindle Fire

12/22/2011, We’ve previously mentioned that Amazon followed the console business model, of selling hardware cheap and recouping its losses by selling content, when it came to the Kindle Fire and one of its methods of making money is from eBooks sold on the...