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Kindle, Nook, Kobo iOS apps to be pulled in June?

The Digital Reader says it’s received off-the-record confirmation that all three major ebook sellers expect Apple to remove their apps from the iOS app store in June. Even if they wanted to (or could afford to) comply with Apple’s new … Continue reading

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One way ebook retailers might be able to get around Apple’s 30% tax

Remember Stanza? It was among the first and brightest ebook apps when the iPhone App Store started to really take off, which is why Amazon bought the developer in April ’09. Stanza’s good reviews and press coverage were well-deserved; it … Continue reading

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Today’s Kobo update: proof that Apple isn’t going after ebook apps

Today everyone in ebookland (hold on, must check if that domain is registered… yep) is spazzing out about Apple and Sony, because Sony submitted a Sony Reader ebook app, similar to the Kindle, Nook and Kobo apps already on the … Continue reading

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A beginner’s guide to making custom screensaver images

Update September 2012: Unfortunately, Picnik was bought up by Google and shuttered, which is too bad. Here’s a list of seven Picnik alternatives. The only one from the list that I’ve tried is Pixlr.com, which seems to work pretty well, … Continue reading

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