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Is Kobo about to Release a New eBook Reader?

Is Kobo about to Release a New eBook Reader?

By on Jun 30, 2016 in Industry Insights, Technology

Kobo could be about to launch a new ebook reader according to some reports. Below is a quote from an article by Christian de Looper in Digital Trends: “Amazon isn’t the only company in the ebook game. You might (or might not) remember a company called Kobo, which has released a few ebook readers over the past few years, however we haven’t really heard from it...

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Amazon Launches Page Flip Feature to Help Improve the Reading Experience

Amazon Launches Page Flip Feature to Help Improve the Reading Experience

By on Jun 29, 2016 in Industry Insights, Technology

Timothy Torres recently reported in an article in PCMag, on Amazon’s launch of the Page Flip, a feature that enables readers to flip the pages in their ebooks. Below is quote from the article: “With the aptly named Page Flip feature, pushed today to the Kindle app and ereaders through a free software update, you can skim back and forth through the...

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Amazon Launches Two New Kindle e-Readers

Amazon Launches Two New Kindle e-Readers

By on Jun 26, 2016 in Industry Insights, Technology

Amazon has launched two new e-readers. One is a cheaper entry-level model and the other is a new version of the Kindle Paperwhite. Paul Sawers recently wrote an article about these developments in VentureBeat. Below is a quote from Paul’s article: “Amazon has announced a new thinner and lighter Kindle ereader that sports twice the memory and a handful of...

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E-Book Buyers Receive Settlement Credits from Apple

E-Book Buyers Receive Settlement Credits from Apple

By on Jun 22, 2016 in Industry Insights, Technology

Nathan Olivarez-Giles recently wrote an article in The Wall Street Journal, reporting on how Apple is to refund money to consumers who were overcharged for e-books bought, following the settling of an antitrust lawsuit. Below is an excerpt from the article: “On Tuesday, e-book retailers began issuing Apple-funded credits to customer accounts. This follows...

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Are e-Book Readers or Tablets Better for Kids to Use for Reading?

Are e-Book Readers or Tablets Better for Kids to Use for Reading?

By on Jun 12, 2016 in Technology

If you’re author who is also a parent wondering whether to give your child or children an e-book reader, or a tablet for reading, an article by Kristen Chase at Cool Mom Tech will help you. Below is an excerpt from Kristen’s piece: “While we’re big fans of tablets, when it comes to e-book readers, you don’t have to worry about distractions. It’s...

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A Review of the Kindle Oasis

A Review of the Kindle Oasis

By on Jun 4, 2016 in Industry Insights, Technology

If you’re still unsure about whether to buy the new Kindle Oasis ereader, a review of the device written by Michael Hiltzik in Los Angeles Times may help you make your decision. Below is the introduction to Michael’s review: “As a devoted reader of e-books and an early adopter of consumer technology, I felt a visceral frisson of anticipation in...

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