Articles of Interest

May 13th, 2011 · Comments Off

Mourning the Printed Book — The Aesthetic and Sensory Deprivation of E-books « The Scholarly Kitchen 10 Websites To Download Free eBooks – eBookNewser The subscription model for ebooks hasn’t emerged yet, but it will – The Shatzkin Files Best-selling authors criticize HarperCollins library ebook policy Will Amazon make a tablet? ‘Stay tuned,’ says Jeff […]

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Tags: Articles of Interest · Business Models/Pricing · DRM · Ebook Readers · Library News · Publishing · Vendor News

Color eBooks?

June 10th, 2009 · 2 Comments

According to Jeff Bezos in a WIRED article, color eBooks are “multiple years” away.  The article continues with facts and figures on eBook readers and a comparison chart of four color E-reader displays –  E Ink, Kent Displays, Pixel Qi, and Qualcomm.

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Tim O’Reilly: Kindle needs open ePub-style standard to survive, from Teleread.org

February 25th, 2009 · Comments Off

Tim O’Reilly: Kindle needs open ePub-style standard to survive www.teleread.org – Posted: 23 Feb 2009 08:40 AM CST “Unless Amazon embraces open e-book standards like ‘epub,’ which allow readers to read books on a variety of devices, the Kindle will be gone within two or three years.” – Tim O’Reily in Why Kindle should be […]

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Tags: Articles of Interest · DRM · Ebook Readers · EPUB · Formats · Standards