Xerox to Make It Possible to Print Your Own Book at a Coffee Shop

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 […]

Kindle Books Outsell Hardcover Books For The First Time

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 […]