Apple’s iPad2 is shipping to Australia on March 25 (two weeks after the US), at the same price as its predecessor, and in two colours: black or white. But it will not feature the dazzling retinal display of its smaller cousin, the iPhone4, which will be a disappointment for ebook readers.
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Google’s eBooks iPad app has made it to number one in the US AppStore, and the iPhone and Android apps have held top ten slots in the AppStore and Android Market there respectively since launch.
Samsung’s new Galaxy Tab, which is a phone, an e-reader, a camera and, well, just about everything else you could want in a handheld computing device, has arrived in Australia (though it’s tricky to get your hands on right now as the phone companies are still working out their plans for it).
Paid content has arrived in the Australian version of Apple’s iBookstore.
Singer/songwriter Paul Kelly’s memoir, How to Make Gravy, will be published in print, as an ebook and as an app this week, according to Penguin Australia chief executive Gabrielle Coyne.
We’ve taken a first look at Sony’s Readers and latest Kindle in order to fill you in on the pros and cons of each. But we think there’s another device coming that’ll kill them all.
It’s taken six years, but Sony has at long last brought its ereader range – in the form of the just-launched Sony Reader Touch ($299) and Pocket Editions ($229) – to Australia, partnering with Borders and Angus & Robertson in the process.
Further to last week’s post about Peter Temple’s Truth arriving as an ebook two days after it won this year’s Miles Franklin Literary Award, I can report that it is now available through the Borders app for $20.95. That price is high for an ebook, especially when you consider Borders is currently selling the paperback [...]
Borders’ Canberra Centre store had sold out of Kobo e-readers when we dropped by yesterday (see main image). A visit to the Borders website tonight confirmed that they have run out of stock too.
There is so much happening in the digital publishing and ebook world it’s hard to keep up. Here’s our take on a big couple of weeks filled with announcements from Apple, Amazon, Google, Sony, Random House and JK Rowling.