I just read an article on Mashable and on Slate that e-Reader sales are down. They might go down until ALL companies stops selling them, just like that trendy device no one remembers from a decade ago, like the Mac Cube. Barns and Nobel are already separating themselves from the Nook; Amazon has a new… Continue reading e-Reader Dying Out?
So I was searching through the books in Google Play. I went through various menus, Featured, Top Selling, New Arrivals in Fiction, New Arrivals in Non-Fiction, until I arrived at Top Free. I expected this section to be filled with classics. That is, books whose copyright had expired, along with a few other, more… Continue reading Free Reads on Google Play
At the BEA, I saw people getting their kindles signed. That is to say, they held out their kindle cover and asked the author to sign them. Some people had oodles of signatures on their kindle cover, kind of like some people get a cast signed by everyone they know. It’s strange. I mean, it’s… Continue reading Signed Kindle Cover
Come July, Tor will get rid of DRM. Tor publishes a lot of the science fiction/fantasy I read. So, yeah, I am excited to hear they are planning on publishing books sans DRM. Between Tor, Baen and Angry Robot, almost all of the books I read will be DRM free. This is big. It’s big… Continue reading U is for Ultimately, publishers have to ditch DRM