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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...

Apple to launch e-texbooks at education event?

01/16/2012, Last week we reported about Apple sending out invitations to an “education event” in New York this Thursday, and while there has been speculations about what the event will be about – the Wall Street Journal and Ars Tecnicha seem to have...

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...

Library eBooks for Kindle now live

09/21/2011, It was only yesterday that we reported that the Library eBooks for Kindle was available for folks living in Seattle, well starting today, the service goes live nationwide. According to a press release from Amazon this morning, Kindle Books are now...

DC Comics to start offering digital comics starting this Wednesday

08/30/2011, As we move further into the digital future, there has slowly been less need for physical, printed copies of books as ebooks are not only more convenient, they save the environment since they don’t require any paper. It’s not surprising that it’s not...

Booktrack adds soundtrack to your eBooks

08/24/2011, If you enjoy reading books but you’re looking for a more immersive experience without resorting to watching a movie or listening to audio book, Booktrack might have the solution for you. The company has just launched its new technology today with...

Amazon finally cracking down on spam books

08/12/2011, Remember back in June we reported on the topic of spam books taking over Amazon’s Kindle book store? Well, just in case you forgot, spammers have re-publishing books (both out of copyright and those still under copyright) as their own titles;...

Pandigital Nova Digital Reader going for $170 at Best Buy

08/02/2011, With the growing popularity of ebooks, the number of ebook readers have also started popping up as well. While Amazon’s Kindle reigned supreme back in the day, it now faces stiff competition from the Nook and Kobo just to name a few. While Pandigital...

iPubsoft removes DRM from your ebooks

07/29/2011, Digital rights management (DRM) was one of the methods introduced in order to help combat the piracy of digital media, such as ebooks and MP3s. Unfortunately DRM also limits how you go about sharing your files, which can be troublesome if you were hoping...