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George R.R. Martin & Apple Launch Interactive Game Of Thrones Book

09/29/2016, There are obvious and clear benefits to ebooks, such as it being more environmentally-friendly, it doesn’t take up physical space, and it can also be interactive. The good news for fans of George R.R. Martin’s Game of Thrones books is that the author...

Read Mangas on Android: Best Manga Apps

08/24/2016, Heard of the term “Manga”? It simply refers to Japanese Comics. It is popular in the U.S because a lot of “Manga” content is now being translated into English. There are several reading apps dedicated to them available to Android users who are...

Hachette And Booktrack Launch eBooks With Soundtracks

07/21/2016, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers – a division of the Hachette Book Group – and reading technology company Booktrack today introduced a new generation of eBooks for young adult readers that feature soundtracks. This partnership between the...

Shelfie Turns Your Print Books Into EBooks

12/23/2015, Digital readers and ebooks are supposed to be the future, but yet there are still plenty of books that are being created physically in print form, and let’s not forget that there are plenty of bookshops that are still alive and well. However we cannot...

Barnes & Noble Introduces New Readouts Feature

10/15/2015, If you’re trying to look for a good book to read, sometimes browsing entire libraries can be a daunting task. Synopsis on the back of the books aren’t really reliable either because sometimes the premise of the book is more exciting than its actual...

‘Netflix for eBooks’ Service Oyster Is Shutting Down

09/22/2015, We don’t live in a one business model suits all kind of world which is why a service dubbed as the “Netflix for eBooks” is shutting down. Sure, Netflix has been an incredible success in a short span of time, but that doesn’t mean...

Amazon And Hachette Have Buried The Hatchet

11/13/2014, It was reported back in May that Amazon and publisher Hachette were involved in a tussle that had resulted in books published by Hachette being pulled from Amazon. The tussle was over ebook pricing that both parties were fighting over and this evolved...

The Vatican To Digitize Its Manuscripts

10/27/2014, Don’t you think that it is long overdue for the Vatican to perform a digital scan of all of its manuscripts? After all, the Vatican happens to be an organization, or body, if you will, that has a collection of one of the oldest, most comprehensive, and...

Sony Reader Store Launches Dedicated Kids Corner

03/06/2013, While tablets and smartphones are certainly entertaining devices for children, a balance should be made between playing games, watching videos as well as reading. If your kid finds that reading a book seems like an archaic sort of activity, then perhaps...

Free digital textbooks in California

10/01/2012, It seems that the cost of living is rising everywhere you turn – gas, education, medical care, the works! All but your salary, and when it comes to education, college students will be able to identify with the fact that they spend thousands of...

E-book prices decline on Amazon after publisher settlement

09/11/2012, Recently, a U.S. court approved the settlement of some major e-book publishers. The publishers had been accused of price fixing and it was accused the many publishers had lobbied to maintain unfairly high prices of the e-books they published.  While most...

Amazon announces Kindle Format 8

10/21/2011, Amazon has officially announced that along with its Kindle Fire tablet, a new format for Kindle books will be introduced. Replacing Mobi 7, Kindle Format 8 (KF8) is the next generation file format for Kindle books. One of the most important features about...