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Why I won’t buy anything from iBooks

Last month was a sad one for all ebooksellers who aren’t Apple but who offer iOS apps, as well as for ebook customers. If you use a Kindle, Kobo or Nook app on your iOS device, you probably already noticed … Continue reading

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Publishers should add value before raising ebook prices

When it comes to ebook pricing, I’ve changed my position on the matter almost weekly; sometimes I side with publishers, sometimes with retailers, sometimes with consumers. But I think this week I may have finally realized something that forces me … Continue reading

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Publishers should add value before raising ebook prices

When it comes to ebook pricing, I’ve changed my position on the matter almost weekly; sometimes I side with publishers, sometimes with retailers, sometimes with consumers. But I think this week I may have finally realized something that forces me … Continue reading

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Brainstorming the future of ebooks

What will the future of digital publishing look like? Here are some ideas on how publishing may evolve in the coming years, as ebooks continue to grow in popularity. Continue reading

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Will you people please stop writing that ebooks will "kill publishing"?

What is wrong with you people? You readers and authors out there who say you love books, but then wring your hands about “the future of publishing” and behave as if ebook technology is somehow anti-literacy–what is it you really … Continue reading

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Suggestions For Kindle 2.0

Give me the ability to turn the page buttons on and off. I like the option of page buttons on both sides of the device, but odds are high each user will use one side most of the time. Accidental … Continue reading

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Yeah, I'm locked in. So what?

I walked past my neighborhood Barnes & Noble store today and realized I have very few reasons to go into it anymore, except to buy magazines (which are still far too underrepresented on the Kindle store). It would simply be … Continue reading

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