Supreme Court review of Apple anti-trust case seems unlikely

By Chris Meadows
September 19, 2015 // 0 Comments

Andrew Albanese, one of the analysts I’ve most followed on the Apple anti-trust matter, has weighed in on the likelihood that the Supreme Court will get involved in the case. He checks in with various legal experts and reviews what’s been said about the alleged “circuit split.” Law [...]

AP Stylebook comes to e-book format

By Chris Meadows
September 18, 2015 // 0 Comments

The AP Stylebook is a singularly important newsroom resource, used in English-language newspapers and magazines all over the world to provide guidelines on things like whether to hyphenate “email” and a zillion other formatting niceties that no one person can ever remember all of. With that [...]

iBooks finally offers a decent boldface font. Hello, Amazon—are you next?

By David Rothman
September 17, 2015 // 6 Comments

Almost as soon as I installed iOS 9 on my iPad, I tried out the new iBooks. Hooray! Apple has finally come around to the need for a decent boldface font—for those of us who read better with more perceived contrast between text and background. More perceived contrast also means you can save [...]

A power strip to help e-book lovers stay ahead of the fire marshal

By David Rothman
September 13, 2015 // 3 Comments

Who says dried-up old paper books are the only fire hazards? E-book readers, tablets and cell phones pose their own threats. Same for desktops and laptops. And let’s think beyond possibly dodgy power supplies. Fire marshals and others also warn against daisy-chained extension cords—a real [...]

Complete Wheel of Time on sale for $45 Labor Day weekend

By Chris Meadows
September 6, 2015 // 4 Comments

Do you have the sudden urge to read a novel series that you could build a fortification out of that could probably stop bullets? Now you can, and you don’t even have to figure out where to build the fortification. Tor is making the e-book version of the complete 15-book Wheel of Time series [...]

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