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Actual Epub Library Numbers: With Screen Captures! #SonyReader

From Zdnet: 10:32 AM: LeClerc: “The free content of this great library is going to be available to those who have Sony Readers, without question whatsoever.” That’s 40,000 downloadable titles, he says. NYPL is one of five founders of the … Continue reading

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Reports of Kindle Ebooks Outselling Sony 10-1 Are Unfair!

to Amazon. See, the quote is from Arthur Klebanoff, of RosettaBooks, who ironically enough when Kindle first launched thought he wasn’t getting any kind of sales from Amazon’s new device–that Sony was pre-eminent.  Heh.  This was back in the early … Continue reading

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OK, pictures

Kindle from a distance.  Yes, actually, that is clean for the part of my office nearest the wastebasket. The two devices are sitting atop an El Salvadorean totebag, made and sold by Catholic women who themselves are served by nuns … Continue reading

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Windwalker Price Cut!

$1.99!!! He’ll perhaps be our bellwether again.  Or no.  Guy has a printed version, for god’s sakes. In related news–end of the month, fat and happy with Kindle ACH deposits–there is, in fact, one thing Amazon is doing wrong: Yes, … Continue reading

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I Was Nice To Sony

Gave their staffers a DVD, just in case they wanted to show complete books.  My gesture didn’t stop the rain, but I’m not the one with flash drives.  Wasn’t sure if the folks in the Sony booth had a laptop.  … Continue reading

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Lyrics Have Changed, But Kindle FUD Remains The Same

OK, for the record, I’m extremely pissed at Amazon at the moment.  No, don’t worry, all’s good on the Kindle front, CreateSpace is dandy, Booksurge kinda eh, but when I gotta look up from yet-another hike in shipping costs (below … Continue reading

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Dr. Strange-Pub, Or How I Came To Stop Fearing and Learned To Love Adobe Mobile

So, once the SQL script updates the database, you’ll notice that format12 on Munsey’s is now Adobe Mobile/Epub.  It’s around 6,500 files on the site, all the books I’ve done in the last year.  Certain conversion softwares take time, doing … Continue reading

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Exact Kindle Quote

Page 4 of Seeking Alpha: Jeffrey Bezos We don’t really breakout those digital figures. What I can tell you on kindle is that we’re not releasing the number of units of kindle that we’ve sold, the number of devices, what … Continue reading

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It Helps To Write “According to An Analyst” For These Things

DC Examiner cites another analyst’s 40k Kindles sold # as fact. Well, OK, fine, but it’s clear some “Kindle Evangelists” have been hired, and are now loaning the device around. Reporter on that one even mentioned the Sony Reader hasn’t … Continue reading

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Respectfully and Delicately

It’s noted that PVI announced a shortfall, largely due to a slowdown in demand for handsets on the mainland, but also because of a drop in demand for E-Ink screens in the U.S. Umm, while a number of firms exist … Continue reading

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