News tagged ‘e-books’
Friday, 13 Apr 2012
As e-readers don't possess backlit screens, reading in the dark is impossible. Barnes & Noble are set to remedy this with its release of a Nook Simple Touch e-reader with LED lights which light up the screen.
Tuesday, 3 Apr 2012
LG's display division has announced the mass production of its flexible, light, and ultra-thin plastic electronic paper display (EPD) panels that are designed to fit future e-book readers.
Friday, 22 Jul 2011
Pottermore, a free website with new information about the Harry Potter universe as well as an interactive online experience, will be teaming up with Google to release the Harry Potter e-books in the U.S. via Google's Google eBooks platform.
Tuesday, 19 Jul 2011
Amazon not only sells textbooks in digital format, it now rents them out as well.
Wednesday, 23 Mar 2011
A federal judge Tuesday rejected Google's proposed legal settlement with book publishers, an accord that would have paved a path toward digitizing the world's books.
Monday, 21 Mar 2011
The Association of American Publishers has said that e-book sales have better than doubled year to year.
Tuesday, 7 Dec 2010
Google opens its own online electronic bookstore in a bid to enter the lucrative ebook market hogged by Kindle-maker Amazon. Google's ebooks will be stored in the "cloud" and be available for reading from any computer connected to the Internet, or via applications on mobile devices such as smartphones.
Monday, 25 Oct 2010
Amazon has decided to allow e-books on the Kindle to be lent to other users, something that has been available on the nook since its launch
Tuesday, 20 Jul 2010
It seems that e-books are really taking off as Amazon has stated that sales of Kindle books outstrip those of traditional hardcovers.
Friday, 14 May 2010
According to the Times Online, we could see Google entering the e-book market as early as this June or July.