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Stanza updated! Now works on iOS 5

Clearly I was too pessimistic last week when I wrote about the death of Stanza, the ebook reader app that stopped working on Apple devices with the release of iOS 5. Earlier today an updated version of Stanza was released, … 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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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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Amazon buys ebook developer behind Stanza iPhone app

Before launching the Kindle, Amazon bought ebook seller Mobipocket, and now it’s acquired the company behind iPhone app Stanza. Is a better Kindle iPhone app in the future? Continue reading

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Convert pretty much any text into the Kindle format with Stanza desktop app

Update October 2010: It’s been a couple of years since this post, and software continues to change. Check out the Converting Stuff page for up-to-date recommendations. Stanza is an iPhone app that lets you read public domain books on the … Continue reading

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