Nate Hoffelder

Barnes & Noble may be adding a new 8” tablet next month

By Chris Meadows
August 24, 2015 // 2 Comments

On The Digital Reader, Nate Hoffelder offers a pretty big scoop based on insider information: someone at Barnes & Noble tells him that B&N is planning to reset its stores early next month to [...]

What can we learn from a ‘Kindle Gold Rusher’?

By Chris Meadows
July 18, 2015 // 11 Comments

Here’s a story that’s been getting some play over the last couple of days. There’s a piece on The Hustler from a fellow named Sidd Finch who reportedly makes $150,000 a year by gaming the [...]

Barnes & Noble taps new CEO as revamped B&N e-commerce site hinders access to e-books

By Chris Meadows
July 2, 2015 // 4 Comments

Earlier today, Fortune reported that Barnes & Noble has tapped Sears Canada CEO Ron Boire to take over as B&N’s CEO. Boire has been the CEO of the struggling Sears Canada for just 10 [...]

Adobe Digital Editions 4.0 tells Adobe what books you’re reading

By Chris Meadows
October 7, 2014 // 0 Comments

Yesterday, Nate broke quite a story over on The Digital Reader about Adobe Digital Editions 4.0 sending information in the clear about the e-books you read. It got picked up by The Passive Voice, Ars [...]

11 Publishing Shakers to follow, besides us

By Chris Meadows
August 13, 2014 // 2 Comments

I’ll admit this is blowing my own horn a little, but today I was alerted to an article on The Independent Publishing Magazine listing “The 12 Publishing Shakers You Should Be Following.” After [...]

Salon’s Laura Miller swears off Amazon: Not many dead

By Paul St John Mackintosh
May 23, 2014 // 1 Comment

Salon has been the venue for plenty of gratuitous Amazon-bashing in the past. And the latest contribution is from senior Salon writer Laura Miller, who headlines her piece “Goodbye, Amazon: [...]

In The Adventures of a Village, the story literally unfolds

By libertyc
December 19, 2013 // 0 Comments

You’ve heard of pop-up books, right? Well, here’s a book that takes the same basic idea of a pop-up book in a new direction. Rather than having you pull a tab, this book lets the reader [...]

Google has a new reason for you to use Google Plus

By libertyc
December 17, 2013 // 0 Comments

Google has been doing everything they can to get users to sign up for Google Plus. They require customers who want to leave a review in Google Play to join, they make it difficult to leave YouTube [...]

Washington Post: Indie Bookstores Aren't Dying After All

By libertyc
December 16, 2013 // 0 Comments

There’s a new article in Sunday’s Washington Post which takes a look at the revival of  indie bookstores. According to the several booksellers interviewed for the piece, their stores are [...]

Kindle Fire HDX tablets can now print to Epson printers – but so can most Android tablets

By libertyc
December 6, 2013 // 1 Comment

Editor’s Note: I know many readers of TeleRead also read The Digital Reader. His articles are frequent additions to our Morning Roundup posts, and I’m delighted to publish his first [...]

Alcatel One Touch Hero: The phone I can't live without?

By libertyc
September 9, 2013 // 3 Comments

Normally I’d give myself a good kicking for picking up a lead from Nate Hoffelder over at The Digital Reader. After all, what kind of lazy journalism is that? But in this case, he may very well [...]

The Old Reader Strains Under Massive Post-Readerpocalypse Demand

By libertyc
July 30, 2013 // 1 Comment

Nate Hoffelder at The Digital Reader posted an intriguing tidbit earlier today about The Old Reader, one of the more solid but less-hyped Google Reader alternatives to benefit from Google [...]

Amazon scrapes bottom, sells books cheaply to public, talks to Democrats

By libertyc
July 29, 2013 // 5 Comments

Just when you thought they could sink no lower, Amazon has added fresh offenses to their litany of crimes. So you’d conclude, at any rate, from the scrupulously impartial, limpidly objective [...]

Is there more to the college textbook 'bubble' than meets the eye?

By libertyc
July 18, 2013 // 1 Comment

Over at The Digital Reader, founding editor Nate Hoffelder posted some comments on a report from something called “The Book Industry Study Group,” which shows an increase in [...]

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