Will book apps replace the ebook?
More and more people are reading ebooks instead of physical books nowadays. It’s a platform that continues to be popular and it’s definitely a lot easier to carry dozens of books on a tablet than to carry even a few actual books with you on vacation. As ebooks continue to grow in popularity, there’s a […]
Microsoft invests $300 million in Barnes & Noble; looks to spin off Nook business
In what may be considered an interesting and somewhat odd move considering past events, Microsoft has announced that they will be investing $300 million into a “strategic partnership” with Barnes & Noble to work on the future of e-reading by creating a whole new subsidiary of Barnes & Noble that will focus on all things […]
So You Got a New Kindle for Christmas, Now What?
Like many of you lucky people out there, I got a new Kindle as a present this Christmas (thanks, Mom!). I’m an avid reader so I know I’ll make good use of it, but I’ve come up with a few simple tips that can help you get the most out of your new toy. Oh, […]
A Quick Look At Author Neal Stephenson’s Latest Project: The Mongoliad
Any self-respecting geek has heard of the author Neal Stephenson, and many have read at least one of his works. Author of books such as Snow Crash, Cryptonomicon, and most recently Anathem, Stephenson is known for not holding back when it comes to technological descriptions.Cryptonomicon, for example, contains a multi-page explanation on the intricacies of […]
Amazon Releases Kindle for Android App
In another big step towards expanding their grip on the E-Book market, Amazon recently released a version of their Kindle software for Android. The Kindle was originally a hardware device for reading digital books, and Amazon has since made the software available on other devices like the iPhone and iPad. The Kindle software is free […]