Last holiday season, we highlighted the pros and cons of ebook gift cards in lieu of gifting books, or even retailer cards like a Barnes and Noble gift card. Last … Continue reading
Close to a year ago, a fellow Appazoogler pondered the future of digital shorts and book formats conducive to Kindle Singles. The focus, appropriately, was on form length and our … Continue reading
Judging from the all the hype over children’s book publishing at the Digital Book World event this week, here’s a special edition of Top News dedicated to the kiddos. Children’s … Continue reading
Last week, Wired interviewed Tim O’Reilly, the CEO of O’Reilly Media, a company that has revolutionized the e-publishing space over the last 35 years.
Every year, my electronics-obsessed brother tries to rope the siblings into “going in” on a big tech purchase for my mother. His enthusiasm is fueled by the one gamble that paid … Continue reading
With the digitization of music, books, and other intangible forms of entertainment, where does one draw the line in gifting these items? I know that other than my mother, the … Continue reading
In yesterday’s post, I promised to show the light at the end of the tunnel for publishers trying to keep up with digital disruptions to their businesses. Topping the list … Continue reading
Where would you find a CEO belting out karaoke of Billy Joel’s “We Didn’t Start the Fire” (the lyrics swapped out with intentionally nauseating tech buzzwords), the creator of something … Continue reading
Google turns vacuum cleaner into book scanner. Via Wired: As if scanning those 7 million rare and out of print books didn’t ruffle the feathers of enough opponents, we at least know how they … Continue reading
DBW power rankings. Two notorious love birds top DBW’s list of top ebook publishers. Amazon is gunning for Netflix and Hulu. By raising its Prime prices? Aggro. Print is not dead! Fetishists say so. “Clicking to … Continue reading
Now that Thanksgiving is less than a month away, holiday worries creep in: What will I cook? What outfits are safe from in-law scrutiny (that also expand at the waist)? … Continue reading
Rumors are swirling around the not-so-subtle Apple announcement for Tuesday’s event that teases, “We’ve got a little more to show you.” Little, you say? As in…mini? Something…nan-tastic?