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E INK and DATA MODUL Partner for Color ePaper Applications

April 18th, 2021

A BusinessWire press release reads E INK and DATA MODUL partnering to broaden development of Color ePaper applications.

Amazon Amazes by Evolving Kindle Display Surface to Meet Industry Standard

April 16th, 2021

Slashgear reports on Amazon’s breakthrough update to Kindle eReaders. You can now set the device to show the cover of the book you’re currently reading.

Honestly? This is news primarily because Kobo and other eReaders have been doing this since the early days of the eBook Revolution.

The truth is, Amazon resisted that logical step because it was reluctant to give up the self-promotion and advertising space on your property.

They considered every Kindle display surface to be theirs to exploit.

Most Popular eBook Formats in Use

April 14th, 2021

GoodeReader talks about the most popular eBook formats currently in use.

Sigil EPUB Creation Tool

April 12th, 2021

ItsFoss writes about EPUB-editing software Sigil for Linux, Windows and MacOS.

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite and the Kindle Oasis Compared

April 10th, 2021

T3 compares the Amazon Kindle Paperwhite and the Kindle Oasis.

Borrow eBooks & Audiobooks with BorrowBox

April 6th, 2021

TechGuide writes about the BorrowBox app that will let you borrow eBooks and Audiobooks from your local library.

Barnes and Noble Glowlight 3 eReader Returns

April 4th, 2021

GoodeReader reports that the Barnes and Noble Glowlight 3 eReader is back in stock after selling out in March.

Amazon and Big Five Publishers Collude in Anti-trust/Price-fixing

April 2nd, 2021

ArsTechnica untangles the anti-trust and price-fixing litigation surrounding Amazon and the big five legacy publishersHarperCollins, Hachette, Macmillan, Simon & Schuster, and Penguin Random House.

The same publishers pulled this scam colluding with Apple (that paid $450-mil settlement on denial of appeal) in 2007, but the five settled out of court. (Publishers paid out tens of millions …)

Spanish Audiobooks Coming from Scribd

March 31st, 2021

GoodeReader says the Scribd eBook subscription platform is going to produce original audiobooks for the Spanish marketplace.

Publishers (and Amazon) Continue Fight Against Public Libraries

March 27th, 2021

Publishers Weekly reports on a popular Library eBook Bill moving quickly through Maryland State Government that will force publishers (and Amazon) to offerreasonableterms when selling their titles to public libraries.