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.
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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).
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.
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 [...]
The Chaser boys have a section in their new iPad app devoted to advice for owners of Apple’s “revolutionary, magical shiny device’’. It suggests that upon removing the iPad from its packaging, users should emit a long “Ooooooohhhh”.
There is a name for it. That euphoric feeling when you are so caught up in an experience, enjoying it so much, that you forget about the rest of the world and its troubles for a while.
Faber chief executive Stephen Page believes book publishers should be doing everything they can to embrace the digital era, as his company has done.
Michael Tamblyn knows more about e-book customers than just about anyone in the world right now. Tamblyn, who is VP Content, Sales & Merchandising for Toronto-based e-book retailer Kobo, says his company offers an “all-in-one electronic reading service for PCs, laptops, netbooks, tablets and smartphones”.
Bloomsbury executive director Richard Charkin kept attendees at digital publishing events in Melbourne, Canberra and Sydney entertained while presenting his views on e-books during his visit to Australia last month.