Tag: eReader

Is print holding the eBook back?

How development in eReading technology is still tethered to the printed book

As the video above points out, there's a big difference between scrolls and bound books. The same is true of printed books and eBooks. But according to Joe Wikert, we seem to be "reluctant to abandon the print UI and move on to a dramatically better digital UI." As he points out in his article "What if Digital Preceded Print?," the current ePublishing industry is akin to television in its early phase, which essentially produced radio programs in front of a camera. In other words, authors and publishers and other content creators are not making full use of eBook technology, or perhaps more accurately, they're not pushing the technology to its potential. Why not?

The Best eBook Reader: eReader Devices and Tablets Compared

With a spate of new eReaders and tablets hitting the market, we thought it worth spelling out some of the features and specs of the major players to help you discern which is right...

NOOK Color’s Long-Awaited Software Update Arrives

NOOK Color's 1.2 software update was just released. It includes Android 2.2 "Froyo" and Flash 10.1, along with Barnes & Noble's Nook-specific app shop. Previously, it may have been difficult for you to budget...


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