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And Here’s ScrollMotion!

Y’all might remember, they were onstage when Apple did its summer product launch, so ScrollMotion’s new deal to put textbooks on the Ipad is obviously happening with Apple’s blessing… unlike some other firms that Apple doesn’t like as much lately. … 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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Apple Talks Ebooks

One thing to take away from the speculation about “ebook developers building in a store.”  Apple likes things that extend the App Store (Classics, ScrollMotion.)  Apple maybe isn’t as hot about things that don’t extend the App Store (Ereader, Kindle, … Continue reading

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And on the Subject of Expertise

One thing I’m taking away from the smug dis-satisfaction at a recent South by Southwest Publisher Seminar: yeah but. I mean, I’ll certainly agree that large publishers haven’t taken every advantage of the possibilities in marketing their books offered by … Continue reading

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My Dad Turned 65 Today

He didn’t want any gifts.  But I just helped him recover his PC at home from a crash.  He had a backup from Monday, but it was Tuesday that he did the taxes… I’m probably the favorite son for this … Continue reading

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Whoa-ho, Nellie: 3751 Epub Books at Booksonboard

Yep, 3.75k.  That’s the number of DRM-provided Adobe Mobile files available for sale at Booksonboard, presumably via Overdrive. Well, with more than half of Waterstone’s inventory available stateside, let’s give up a big ol’ Mission Accomplished. Clearly this format, and … Continue reading

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And There’s the Big Future Iphone App

Company’s called Scroll Motion.  They’ve got publishing deals with the big guys and a major author on board.  Idea is to completely reduplicate the print experience with rapid scrolling, and each book containing the Reader app (so purchase is instantaneous). … Continue reading

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