Monthly Archives: June 2009

And No Kindle for Germany Apparently

Heise.de and Golem.de are both reporting that Amazon couldn’t come to a deal with mobile operators.  We’ll see about the UK, though.

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Now Smut Has a Kindle Sales Rank

The vanishing sales ranks, part of #amazonfail of a few months ago, were, ahem, unpopular.  However, erotica books in the Kindle store did not have sales ranks, from store launch… until today. I don’t know why Amazon elected to add … Continue reading

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Hmm, Must Block More Bots

Guess this site has sucked the last few nights. Ick. In better news, I’ve gone ahead and upgrade the PC I use for scanning purposes, to Vista (blech) and 64, Dual-whatever.  Scanning of titles is now going a lot faster, … Continue reading

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No Further Scribd Sales, But Somebody Wants to Be My Friend!

Err, OK.  I’ll think about it.  But that’s a lot of responsibility, being someone’s Scribd friend.  Will I have to know about their birthday?  Be on their registry should my new Scribd friend get married/reproduce/die?  This is a lot for … Continue reading

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OK, Uploads Went Better Today

So, that’s good.  No ETA for FiOS return (:

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Ebook Service Above and Beyond

Sorry,  gang, Fios went out with the DC Metro Crash yesterday.  Still got books up.  Not sure why HTML is missing, but I’m uploading this from outside the Rockville Library.  Haven’t missed a daily update on Munsey’s since Oct. 31, … Continue reading

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See, See, Now When You Log-In

you’re redirected to the page you came from. Work’s being done, slowly. Umm, shh, between you and me, the stuff at OpenLibrary, especially the descriptions they snagged from Amazon or another ISBN source, isn’t ready yet to be reused… in … Continue reading

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My Scribd Sales Update

Three weeks in, the total number of books sold by me through the service: 3 So, one per week. Since you ask, actually, yeah, Kindle store/direct sales of those particular titles have been just slightly better. I’m sure the thing … Continue reading

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Hey, I’m a Txtr Partner!!!

With PG and manualsmania.  News to me. Txtr emailed a year ago, but, I was in Hawaii with the missus, getting sunburned and, you know, eating poi. Sort of forgot. Anyway, from the .pdf in this post: Comics und Fachbücher, … Continue reading

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Did Apple Just Punt on Ebooks?

I understand that there are some people out there who are excited, because the new $99 Iphone means you can now get an ebook device, assuming you agree to a two-year commitment, at the lowest service plan rate of, oh, … Continue reading

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