eBooks

Generation V’s Most Used Media Consumption Devices [VIDEO]

November 25, 2013
Generation V's Most Used Media Consumption Devices [VIDEO]

David Erickson discusses how Generation V’s (the generation that follows Millennials) media consumption habits are eating into the time they spend watching the TV screen.

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eBook Analytics

July 5, 2012
eBook Analytics [VIDEO]

The major new players in e-book publishing—Amazon, Apple and Google—can easily track how far readers are getting in eBooks, how long they spend reading them and which search terms they use to find books.

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Harry Potter eBooks Free For Kindle Prime Subscribers

May 12, 2012

Amazon has just begun to offer free eBooks from the Harry Potter series through it’s Kindle Lending Library that is available to Amazon Prime subscribers. Amazon Prime members pay $79 a year for free shipping, free access to many of Amazon’s streaming video titles, and free eBook checkouts from the company’s lending library program. Found […]

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Realistic Page Thumbing & Flipping For eBooks

March 5, 2012
Realistic Page Thumbing & Flipping For eBooks

The KAIST Institute of Information Technology Convergence has built a prototype for an eBook interface that more realistically mimics the use of real books.

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eBooks & Self-Publishing

February 3, 2012
eBooks & Self-Publishing

Publishers Lorena Jones (Chronicle Books) and Kevin Hunsanger (Green Apple Books) and author Larry Jacobson discuss how the eBook and self-publishing revolution are transforming the publishing industry and even the very notion of the book.

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Rick Richter On Publishing’s Paradigm Shift

September 19, 2011

Rick Richter, the CEO of Ruckus Mobile Media, explains how he identified the digital shift in the publishing industry and decided to get ahead of the wave.

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Flexible, Paper-Thin Smart Phone

August 20, 2011
Flexible, Paper-Thin Smart Phone

PaperPhone is a thin film smart phone and interactive paper computer, based on a 3.7″ flexible electrophoretic (E Ink) display that only uses electricity when it’s refreshed. Thin film sensors allow the phone to respond to bending of the screen to navigate pages in ebooks, play MP3s, make phone calls, or navigate apps.

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Feature-Length Interactive Book: Our Choice by Al Gore

August 4, 2011
Feature-Length Interactive Book: Our Choice, by Al Gore

Mike Matas of Push Pop Press explains and demonstrates the interactive iBook his company designed for Al Gore’s book, Our Choice.

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Charting The Rise Of Tablets

July 6, 2011
Charting The Rise Of Tablets

In the last six months, the number of adults with eReaders has doubled to 12% of the population, but only 8% owns a tablet and tablet growth is slowing, according to the latest research from Pew.

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Wide Open Faces: Choosing Fonts For Your Website, eBook & Mobile App

October 5, 2010
Choosing Fonts For Your Website, eBook & Mobile App

Garrick Van Buren talks about the benefits and challenges of using custom fonts consistently across websites, eBooks, and mobile apps.

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