3 Out Of 4 American Adults Prefer Printed Books Over eBooks

3 Out Of 4 American Adults Prefer Printed Books Over eBooks

Ever since the inception of ebooks, many have cited the contention that they may soon replace actual, printed books. It goes without saying that ebooks are cheap, easy to access, highly convenient for the readers and offer many other benefits. However, a poll has now revealed that 75% of American adults still prefer printed books over ebooks.

By On July 23, 2013 Respond
Add To Bookmark Add To Readlist  
Nook Apps For PC And Mac Retire, But A Workaround Is Here

Nook Apps For PC And Mac Retire, But A Workaround Is Here

It has been a month since Barnes & Noble quietly removed Nook apss for PC and Mac from its website. Yesterday, it was officially confirmed that the bookseller won’t support the apps any longer.

By On June 12, 2013 Respond
Add To Bookmark Add To Readlist  
Amazon Was Given Ultimatum By Publishers To Give Up E-Book Pricing Rights

Amazon Was Given Ultimatum By Publishers To Give Up E-Book Pricing Rights

Justice Department’s case against Apple over alleged e-book price-fixing scandal, are still ongoing. As part of the case, an Amazon top executive, Russell Grandinetti, has testified that the e-retailer was forced by the publishers to give up control of e-book pricing.

By On June 6, 2013 Respond
Add To Bookmark Add To Readlist  
Judge Cites View That Apple Conspired With E-Book Publishers

Judge Cites View That Apple Conspired With E-Book Publishers

The case of Apple’s alleged involvement in joining hands with e-book publishers to increase the prices has dragged on for a while. In a pre-trial hearing of the case, a judge has cited her views that the U.S. Justice Department has adequate proof which implicates Apple in the said charge.

By On May 25, 2013 1 Response
Add To Bookmark Add To Readlist  
[Tutorial] How To Transfer ePub eBooks To Your iPad

[Tutorial] How To Transfer ePub eBooks To Your iPad

If you like reading eBooks on your iPad, then this tutorial will be quite interesting for you because I will show you how to add DRM-free ePub eBooks to your iPad in order to read them in iBooks.

By On November 26, 2012 Respond
Add To Bookmark Add To Readlist  
Random House And Penguin Join Hands Against Online Retailers

Random House And Penguin Join Hands Against Online Retailers

Online retailers, with their huge influence in the ebook market, have been exerting a lot of pressure on book publishers. Apparently, to counter that, two of the largest English language publishers, Penguin and Random House, have joined hands through a new deal.

By On October 30, 2012 Respond
Add To Bookmark Add To Readlist  
Amazon Pushes For Digital Textbooks Through Whispercast

Amazon Pushes For Digital Textbooks Through Whispercast

Amazon has been among the leaders of the ebook arena for quite a while. With a huge library of ebooks available on its website, the company has been leading some of the most radical steps in the ebook industry. Now, it seems that Amazon is all set to disrupt the textbook industry by making a major move in favor of digital textbooks. To this end, Amazon has recently announced Whispercast for Kindle – a mass-management system for ebooks.

By On October 18, 2012 Respond
Add To Bookmark Add To Readlist  
Microsoft Inked Deal With Barnes & Noble To Bring Ebooks To Windows 8

Microsoft Inked Deal With Barnes & Noble To Bring Ebooks To Windows 8

Just weeks away from the launch of Windows 8, Microsoft is wrapping up its efforts to build an adequate ecosystem around it. The company has already launched Windows 8 apps store, and has now announced a partnership with Barnes & Noble to bring millions of ebooks to Windows 8 users.

By On October 8, 2012 Respond
Add To Bookmark Add To Readlist  
[Tutorial] How To Read Amazon E-Books On Your Computer Or Android Device

[Tutorial] How To Read Amazon E-Books On Your Computer Or Android Device

To read and access e-books you do not have to own an Amazon Kindle! With free Kindle application that runs on Windows, but also on iOS and Android smartphones and tablets, you’ll be able to manage your library and read books on any device or computer. With this phenomenal and easy to use app you can quickly access to the Amazon Kindle store and in this tutorial we will guide you trough setup on Windows and Android.

By On October 3, 2012 Respond
Add To Bookmark Add To Readlist  
Google Play Launched: Main Focus To Take On Apple’s iTunes

Google Play Launched: Main Focus To Take On Apple’s iTunes

Google’s Android Market actually has not been popular because 25 billion apps have been downloaded from Apple’s store, whereas only 13 billion apps have been downloaded from Google. It is just half and it is like an old things are coming back to us with new modifications style. However, Google has launched their new service named Google Play and it is integrating apps and games store with its ebook store and film rental service.

By On March 8, 2012 Respond
Add To Bookmark Add To Readlist  
Apple Is Being Targeted In Lawsuit Over eBook Prices

Apple Is Being Targeted In Lawsuit Over eBook Prices

Recently, Apple has become the main target in a class-action law suit. Allegations claim that the tech giant and other five big publishers have colluded in order to illegally fix prices for ebooks. The lawsuit was filled by the Hangen Berman law firm of California, pointing the finger towards HarperCollins, Hachette Book Group, Macmillian, Penguin and Simon & Schuster.

By On January 31, 2012 Respond
Add To Bookmark Add To Readlist  
Justice Department Investigates US and Europe E-book Industry

Justice Department Investigates US and Europe E-book Industry

While European Commission announced that due to the Unfair Electronic Book (E-Book) Price Fixing, it is going to Investigate some Major International Publishers, the US Justice Department clarified that it’s also launching a Probe into the possibility of “Anticompetitive Practices Involving E-book Sales.”

By On December 9, 2011 Respond
Add To Bookmark Add To Readlist  
Iriver Story HD Wi-Fi Enabled Digital EBook Reader

Iriver Story HD Wi-Fi Enabled Digital EBook Reader

Enjoy your favorite novels on this digital, hi-def book reader from iRiver. This device provides up to two gigabytes of memory and can accommodate an SD card. This device is Wi-Fi enabled, so you can access thousands of title from Google eBooks. This is the first e-book reader to have the Google eBookstoreon board, making it the first Google eBooks e-reader. You can buy many of the same e-books that you can buy in the Kindle Store, the Nook’s eBookstore, Sony’s eBookstore, Apple’s iBooks, and Kobo’s Store. Checkout the specifications and more detail bellow.

By On July 30, 2011 1 Response
Add To Bookmark Add To Readlist  
Amazon Kindle Textbook Rental

Amazon Kindle Textbook Rental

Amazon rolls out textbook rentals for Kindle, promises discounts up to 80 percent and that discount varies depending on the rental period, which can be anywhere from 30 to 360 days and the option is already available on tens of thousands of textbooks from a number of publishers including John Wiley & Sons, Elsevier and Taylor & Francis. Once the rental period is up for a textbook, students can choose to purchase books or rent them again for a period of as little as one extra day and students will be able to take notes and highlight text……………..

By On July 19, 2011 Respond
Add To Bookmark Add To Readlist  
Current NOOK E-Reader Gets 30 Free E-Books

Current NOOK E-Reader Gets 30 Free E-Books

Barnes and Noble is starting up a new campaign on July 1st 2011, upgrade to a Nook e-reader and get a free SD Card with 30 eBooks. All you have to do is show the cashier your old e-reader when you buy new e-reader from Barnes and Noble and you will get some free stuff. ome of the free titles include The Good Housekeeping Cookbook, Glory in the Fall: The Greatest Moments in World Series History, 21st Century Crossword Puzzle Dictionary, My Boyfriend Wrote a Book About Me, and classics like the Secret Garden and Robinson Crusoe, Barnes & Noble say the collection of books is worth $315…………

By On July 4, 2011 Respond
Add To Bookmark Add To Readlist  
Topic List
Close You Have To Login
User:
Pass:
Login With »Login With TwitterLogin With Facebook