Posts Tagged ‘ the future of books ’

Books In The Age Of The iPad – Good Riddance!

Mar 5th, 2010 | By | Category: Apple iPad

Book designer Craig Mod has published a very interesting article looking at books in the age of the iPad. He argues that print is dying – and that it’s a good thing: As the publishing industry wobbles and Kindle sales jump, book romanticists cry themselves to sleep. But really, what are we shedding tears over? […]

Apple iPad iBook Sneak Preview (Video)

Mar 2nd, 2010 | By | Category: Apple iPad, Commentary

This video is a sneak preview of Penguin Book’s iBook plans for the Apple iPad. Penguin is bullish on the iPad iBook model, because giving Apple a 30% cut could be a lot more profitable that the 50% that they give traditional retailers. One of the things that makes this iPad iBook preview interesting is […]

Amazon Just Killed Off The Kindle’s Buzz

Jul 17th, 2009 | By | Category: General

From the day it was released, people have recognized that the Kindle is crippled by compromises. Since then: We’ve learned that the Kindle is a failure as a new media platform; Amazon is turning off Kindle features to keep publishers happy; and that “Buying” a book for the Kindle is like Russian roulette. A lot […]