Category Archives: Ereaders

So Many Quirks, So Little Timetest

O’Reilly Media’s Tools of Change for Publishing conference is right around the corner (register here if you haven’t yet, and use the code AFFILIATEAG to save $350 on registration), and just like last year Tom Continue Reading >>

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Ebook, epub, ereader, what’s the difference?test

An ebook is long form text (book) that has been digitized and optimized to be read on an electronic device. Of course, this definition is open to change as we redefine ‘reading’ for the twenty-first Continue Reading >>

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Why do I need more than one type of ebook?test

Most ereaders can read the open source epub format. These include the Nook, Kobo reader, Sony Reader, iPad, and Adobe Digital Editions. The Amazon Kindle can only read the proprietary Amazon formats mobi and kf8. Continue Reading >>

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Why do I need more than one type of ebook?test

Most ereaders can read the open source epub format. These include the Nook, Kobo reader, Sony Reader, iPad, and Adobe Digital Editions. The Amazon Kindle can only read the proprietary Amazon formats mobi and kf8. Continue Reading >>

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Kindle 8 Specifications: EPUB 3.0’s Cousin, First to Markettest

The new features in Kindle 8’s specifications are as expected. Don’t get me wrong–I’m still super excited as they open up the functionality of the Kindle infinitely. I’m just still secretly holding a grudge that they Continue Reading >>

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Lending Libraries to Add Kindletest

Yesterday, Amazon announced they would be working with Overdrive, a company that provides ebooks for many libraries, to enable Kindle and Kindle app users to borrow books. Overdrive already services Barnes & Noble’s Nook, Sony’s Continue Reading >>

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