e-book apps

Can e-books be made worthwhile for everyone?

By libertyc
August 10, 2013 // 4 Comments

On Studio Tendra, Baldur Bjarnason has been writing a series of posts on e-books relating to the missed opportunities that make e-books not as good as regular books. In his first two posts, about [...]

Marvin and Calibre: Together Like Peanut Butter and Jelly (video)

By libertyc
July 16, 2013 // 2 Comments

Since I just received a shiny new iPad (fourth generation) as an early birthday present, I’ve been doing more reading in Marvin, which I reviewed earlier this year. There have been several [...]

Why are the better e-reading apps only on one platform?

By libertyc
March 6, 2013 // 13 Comments

E-book stores tend to have their apps on multiple platforms: Kindle, Nook, Kobo, etc. But the discerning e-book reader wants more features than those apps usually provide, so we start looking for [...]

Meet The People's E-Book … and join the artist e-book revolution!

By Dan Eldridge
February 8, 2013 // 0 Comments

Regardless of the fact that I’ve been covering the digital publishing beat for the past six months or so, my journalism career actually has its origins in the decidedly low-tech world of DIY [...]

Needing multiple reading apps — problem or not?

By libertyc
February 6, 2013 // 8 Comments

Last week, Joanna wrote about giving up on the iBooks app. It generated quite a number of comments, but one in particular, from reader Michael W. Perry, caught my eye. He said: “One final [...]

Using Applause as an e-book app rating system

By libertyc
January 31, 2013 // 3 Comments

I recently wrote an article for GadgeTell about a new site, Applause, that ranks iOS and Android apps. I thought it would be fun to run various e-book reading apps through the site, and see how they [...]

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