Category: eBook Software

Kobo launches Windows 8 App

ITProPortal says eBook seller Kobo has launched a Windows 8 App with a Windows phone version on the way for spring.

Will eBooks outlast the paper book?

As the competition between eBooks and paper books continues, TechVibes wonders whether there will ever be a clear winner.

Oyster inks deal with Disney for kids titles

Gigaom reports that Oyster eBook subscription service has inked a deal with Disney to create a new kid’s section that will eventually contain 10,000 titles.

Digital Publishing Update

The Guardian says that fans of Colleen Hoover have pressured the romance author’s publisher into releasing paperback versions of her work. Lifehacker talks about the value of eBook subscription services and offers a breakdown of what the first competitors offer. TechRepublic posted about an eBook reader Lucidor that is intended for collaborative work. The Library …

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Scribd now available on Kindle Fire

The Verge reports that the Scribd subscription service has launched an App for Kindle Fire today.

Enhancements due for Overdrive

GoodeReader reports that OverDrive will demonstrate its “enhanced” eBook lending platform at the American Library Association’s Midwinter meeting this week.

Marketing and social media platforms for Indie authors and publishers

Digital Book World gives a list of marketing and social media platforms for Indie authors and publishers.

Focus on eBook reading data

GoodeReader reports on eBook subscription service start-ups like Oyster and Scribd that plan to focus on eBook reading data.


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eBook subscription service competition heating up

Forbes offers an update on the players in the burgeoning eBook subscription service market now occupied by Scribd, Oyster and Entitle. With the eBook sales market maturing, it sounds like good timing for consumer options like this, but with all the services overlapping their launches, things are bound to be competitive.