Digital Media News for the Week Beginning 03/05/2012

More articles from the growing world of digital publishing and media…

AMAZON PUBLISHING TO SELL SERIES OF E-BOOKS OUTSIDE THE KINDLE STORE
As you may recall, Barnes & Noble and other booksellers recently pulled print editions of Amazon Publishing books from their store shelves because the ebook versions were only sold in the Kindle Store, a stance… [read more]
Source: Engadget

9 TABLET COMPUTERS WITH HIGHER CUSTOMER RATINGS THAN AMAZON’S KINDLE FIRE
I was just checking out the highest rated tablet computers on Amazon and found that the iPad absolutely dominates the tablet category. Probably not the most shocking news in the world… [read more]
Source: Tablet Crunch (blog)

PRINTED BOOKS FIGHT FOR SURVIVAL IN DIGITAL AGE
Books have always faced challenges. Cost was the first obstacle. Gutenberg’s early Bible sold for roughly three times what a clerk earned in a year… [read more]
Source: The Spokesman Review

BORROW A NOOK!
Mesa’s libraries now have Nook e-readers available for checkout at the city’s four branch locations. Of the 38 Nooks, about half will have… [read more]
Source: East Valley Tribune

WHATEVER HAPPENED TO THE COLOR E-READER?
The Kindle, Barnes & Noble NOOK, Sony Reader and others are all monochrome and fine for reading a plain text book but not so good for color publications, like reference books, cookbooks… [read more]
Source: Tablet PC Review

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