Category: Tablet

More on the U.S. Department of Justice’s case against Apple and Co.

Time digs deeper into the U.S. Department of Justice anti-trust lawsuit against Apple and its publishing conspirators. This illegal action was a thinly disguised attack on the eBook Revolution that undermines consumer confidence, seriously weakens the argument that publishers had tried to put forth that Amazon is the evil empire, and if there is justice, should …

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U.S. Department of Justice to sue Apple and price-fixing cronies.

Time reports that the U.S. Department of Justice will go ahead with an anti-trust lawsuit against Apple and publishers Simon & Schuster, HarperCollins, the Hachette Book Group, Pearson and Macmillan. This after Apple held out against a settlement that was already accepted by some of its price-fixing co-conspirators. It’s anyone’s guess why Apple would attempt …

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Potential fallout from Apple anti-trust settlement.

With the U.S. Justice Department anti-trust lawsuit approaching a settlement with price-fixing conspirators Apple and publishers: Simon & Schuster, Penguin, Hachette Group, MacMillan, and HarperCollins we’ve got links to different takes on the fallout at the and Mobiledia. This should be a win for writers and readers.

Digital Publishing Headlines. talks about the HUGE concessions Amazon, B&N and others made to sell Harry Potter books. According to Gizmodo the Amazon Kindle Touch 3G is now pre-ordering to customers in 175 countries. The says that the UK and US are joined by Australia and India in eBook adoption rates citing a poll where 24% of respondents …

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Harry Potter and J.K. Rowling to change the eBook Revolution?

The Christian Science Monitor explores J.K. Rowling’s release of her Harry Potter Series as eBooks without Digital Rights Management (so the titles can be read anywhere on any eReading device) and wonders if the magician with the lightning scar on his forehead is about to change digital publishing forever.

eBook Revolution Update

eBookNewser reports on an excellent digital content crossover where rock band Shinedown released a companion “making of” eBook to go along with their new album Amaryllis. SmartPlanet says that library adoption of eBooks and digital content is exploding. EContent explains why they think eBooks fail as research tools. ThisIsMoney suggests that Apple and co-conspirator publishers …

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Are you a tablet or an eReader reader?

BesteReaderReviews offers some help to those of us who are not sure what kind of device best suits our reading and entertainment needs. Will it be a dedicated eReader or a tablet?