A new film about the rise of the e-book and e-publishing industry shines a light on how and why print is quickly fading into the past.
The invites have been sent and Apple's plans have reportedly already leaked out ahead of Thursday's event. Centered around education, Ars Technica reports Apple's planning to show tools that'll make it super easy to create interactive e-books.
The Witching Season is upon us, when things go bump in the night and every shadow hides unspeakable terror. You know what helps me get into the spirit of the season? Reading some classic horror stories by the masters, back when horror meant true terror and not just some guy chasing co-eds in a hockey mask. Best of all, each story on this list is public domain and can be found throughout the internet for easy downloading onto your favorite e-reader. In other words, for free.
All your e-books are belong to us. That sums up Amazon's Library Lending service pretty well. Get ready to borrow all the free e-books your Kindle (or Kindle app) can handle, because the service is live, as of today.
The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Amazon is chatting with book publishers to create a "Netflix-like" subscription service for e-books. Is this the Kindle tablet's secret trump card?
It's finally happened. Amazon says that it's selling more Kindle e-books than it is selling print ones. Goodbye paperbacks!
The library just became a whole lot more relevant again. Amazon says Kindle users will be allowed to borrow e-books from over 11,000 US public libraries later this year. Yay, free literature, but there's a catch.
Who said e-books would never catch on? It looks like dead-tree books are going the way of the vinyl record, as Amazon is now selling more Kindle e-books than paperbacks.
We're all familiar with digitally buying music and video games — two markets that have been forever changed by digital distribution — but what about books? Well, Amazon says that not only is the new Kindle flying off of shelves, but e-book sales are quickly outpacing print.
Amazon's Kindle e-reader is a nice device. You want to know what's not so nice? Not being able to share your favorite copy of one of those thick-as-hell Lord of the Rings books with a friend.