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How to Use E-book Readers and Tablets as Tools for Research

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It is often claimed that superficial and occasional readers are more likely to “succumb” to the lures of e-book reading devices, whereas “serious” readers will always prefer printed books. However, studies conducted among e-book users have steadily shown them to be avid readers, who read books in all formats and for a number of reasons,…

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Amazon drops pre-orders for Disney titles

Stuart O'Connor Amazon, Blu-ray, DVD, E-Books, Movies, Online TV Leave a Comment

Amazon in the US has halted pre-orders of some Disney movies in what appears to be another contract dispute, according the Wall Street Journal. Copies of films such as Muppets Most Wanted, Maleficent and Captain America: The Winter Soldier were unavailable for order on DVD or Blu-ray on Amazon.com on Sunday, although digital copies were…

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Amazon accidentally reveals new Kindle Paperwhite 2 and September 30 ship date

Gerald Lynch E-Books, Tech Digest news Leave a Comment

If you're thinking about splashing the cash on a Kindle Paperwhite eReader, you may want to hold fire. It seems that Amazon have accidentally outed its successor, with a post on Forum.HR providing the above landing page image revealing the…

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Q&A: Pete Smith, author of 'Project Management: All You Need Is Love', on self publishing through Kindle Direct Publishing

Gerald Lynch E-Books, Interview, Interviews, Tech Digest news Leave a Comment

Tech Digest eBook Self Publishing Season – Pete Smith Q&A Pete Smith, native of Brixton in South London, worked for nearly ten years with charity Save The Children. His book 'Project Management: All You Need Is Love' details that period…

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HOW TO: Self-publish an eBook with Apple iBooks – formatting, aggregators, royalties and more!

Gerald Lynch Apple, E-Books, Features, iPad, iPhone, iPhone, iPod, Tech Digest news 2 Comments

Tablets and smartphones make for great reading devices, and you don't get better tablets or smartphones than Apple's iPad and iPhone. Through Apple's iBooks store, self publishing authors have a great market through which to tout their wares, and this guide will walk you through how to get your work onto the platform.

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