Podcast: Up to Speed in Digital Media News with Quinn & TJ for 10/26/2012

Podcast: Up to Speed in Digital Media News with Quinn & TJ for 10/19/2012

Digital Media News for the Week Beginning 10/14/2012

AMAZON’S WHISPERCAST SIMPLIFIES KINDLE USE IN OFFICE, SCHOOL
Called Whispercast, the service creates a single point to purchase and distribute Kindle e-books to students and office workers with wireless Internet connection. Amazon announced the launch Wednesday. A teacher or administrator can register students… [read more]
Source: Los Angeles Times

AFTER 79 YEARS IN PRINT, NEWSWEEK GOES DIGITAL ONLY
Newsweek, one of the most internationally recognized magazine brands in the world, will cease publishing a print edition after nearly 80 years. The decision to go all-digital, disclosed in a blog post on its companion website The Daily… [read more]
Source: Chicago Tribune

WHY JOHNNY DEPP LAUNCHED HIS OWN BOOK IMPRINT
Despite fanfare over digital and electronic books, Johnny Depp plans to invest time and care in the physical look of the books in his new publishing imprint with Harper. Depp is launching the imprint with Harper and calling it… [read more]
Source: Wall Street Journal (blog)

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Podcast: Up to Speed in Digital Media News with Quinn & TJ for 10/12/2012

Podcast: Up to Speed in Digital Media News with Quinn & TJ for 10/05/2012

Podcast: Up to Speed in Digital Media News with Quinn & TJ for 09/28/2012

Digital Media News for the Week Beginning 08/12/2012

GETTING LEFT BEHIND IN THE E-BOOK REVOLUTION
That’s what publishers of illustrated books may be feeling right now as they watch traditional immersive reading publishers (you know: fiction, non-fiction, mostly text) fill their coffers with e-book and digital publishing revenues… [read more]
Source: Forbes

AMAZON ‘SEND TO KINDLE’ OPTION HITS GOOGLE CHROME
“Send to Kindle for Google Chrome” adds a Send to Kindle button to users’ Google Chrome browsers, explains Amazon community manager Kevin Goddard in a Kindle forum post. The button sends text published on the Web to the user’s Kindle device and… [read more]
Source: InformationWeek

MOVE OVER KINDLE, BEBOOK PURE – THE WORLD’S THINNEST E-READER IS HERE
Its closest competitor (in terms of thickness) is Amazon’s 8.5mm thick Kindle Keyboard, which weighs 247g. Pure is encased in a rubber shell and runs on a 600MHz processor and packs in 4GB of memory… [read more]
Source: Mobile & Apps

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