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Social DRM company BooXtream to offer Mobi version soon

When Pottermore started selling official Harry Potter ebooks earlier this year, the big news (for ebook geeks) was that the site was using social DRM — digital watermarking — instead of the commonly used Adobe DRM. Social DRM is great … Continue reading

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Three new EPUB readers for OS X

The Mac Observer recently reviewed three different EPUB readers for OS X, and even put together a handy chart so you can compare features. Murasaki ← this one has the comparison chart BookReader Bookle I’m happy to see some new … Continue reading

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Alternatives to Stanza on iOS

Update: Forget all of this! Stanza delivered a surprise update to the Apple app store on November 10th, 2011, that restored functionality on iOS 5. But only update if you need to: this latest version breaks the app if you’re … Continue reading

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Apple’s OS X Lion can create EPUB files!

If you’re using or plan to upgrade to the latest Apple operating system, Lion, you’ll discover a nifty ebook trick baked into the Automator program: it can create EPUB files! The website Mac OS X Automation reported it first, so … Continue reading

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Build your own multi-article EPUB with GrabMyBooks Firefox add-on

Do you forage the web for articles that you’d rather read on your ereader device? Here’s a cool tool that lets you collect them into a single downloadable EPUB file. Continue reading

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Rumor: Amazon to offer EPUB format on Kindle “soon”

Citing off-the-record statements by four different publishers, the blog Good E-Reader today announced that Amazon will soon offer EPUB format books on the Kindle platform: Four publishers in the last week have confirmed that Amazon has indeed told them they … Continue reading

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Amazon announces partnership with OverDrive to bring Kindle ebooks to public libraries

Amazon has announced it will release a Kindle compatible format for public libraries later this year — which means you’ll finally be able to check out library ebooks on your Kindle. Continue reading

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Refurbished Nook Wi-Fi on sale for $80

Barnes & Noble is offloading a trailer full of refurbished Nook Wi-Fi devices, apparently, because the price has been slashed to $80 with free shipping. By comparison, a brand-new Nook Wi-Fi costs $150, and a “certified pre-owned” version usually costs … Continue reading

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