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Barnes & Noble’s iPad App: The iPad Ebook War Just Got Real(er) [IPad Apps]

by on May.27, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, A9, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, Aim, amazon, and, ANT, Ants, app, apple, Apps, AR, B&N, Bar, Barnes, barnes and noble nook, Bes, book, Books, Bp, C6, cat, clear, color, de, Display, Ds, E, e1, Ea, Ebook, ebook readers, Ebooks, EC, ereader, Et, F2, ff, Free, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Home Automation, iBook, iBooks, Id, Im, images, In, ipa, ipad, Ipad app, iPad Apps, Ipadapps, Isp, kin, Kindle, La, Labels, Les, mid, Mod, Nes, Noble, nook, om, One, order, Padd, PI, Pixel, Play, Pr, Pro, ps, Q, quant, Rc, Reader, Real, RSS, Rv, serve, Style, Tag, tech, TI, TV, tweet, Us, V, War, X1

Barnes & Noble’s free eReader app is here, and shockingly, it’s probably the best ebook app on the iPad, for now. Better than Kindle, and better than iBooks. More

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Google Will Start Selling Digital Books This Summer [Google]

by on May.04, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, amazon, apple, AR, Art, Av, book, Books, cc, clear, de, digital, Digital Books, Display, Ds, E, Ea, Ebook, Ebooks, Et, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Glee, Google, Google ebooks, google editions, Hd, Home, Home Automation, iBook, iBooks, ibookstore, Id, Im, In, Ion, Ir, Isp, ITA, Lg, MER, Mod, Of, om, One, Online, order, Padd, PI, Play, Q, Rc, Rf, RNA, star, store, street, Style, summer, Tag, TI, Wai, wait, Wall, Wall Street Journal, WD, Wsj, X1

“According to the Wall Street Journal , Google’s going to join the ebook fray as early as this June. If Amazon thought the iBookstore was crowding their turf already, wait until they have to fight off Google Editions . More

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Google’s Massive Ebook Store Opens This Summer [Google]

by on May.04, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, amazon, apple, AR, Av, book, Books, cc, clear, de, Digital Books, Display, Ds, E, Ea, Ebook, Ebooks, Et, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Glee, Google, Google ebooks, google editions, Hd, Home, Home Automation, iBook, iBooks, ibookstore, Id, Im, In, Ion, Ir, Isp, Les, MER, Mod, Of, om, One, Online, order, Padd, PI, Play, Q, Rc, Rf, RNA, store, street, Style, summer, Tag, TI, Wai, wait, Wall, Wall Street Journal, WD, Wsj, X1

According to the Wall Street Journal , Google’s going to join the ebook fray as early as this June. If Amazon thought the iBookstore was crowding their turf already, wait until they have to fight off Google Editions . More

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Amazon Stabs Penguin in the Throat With Ebook Pricing for Real Books [Amazon]

by on Apr.30, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Act, Ad, Add, Ads, age, amazon, apple, AR, Art, artic, book, Books, C6, clear, Covers, de, deal, deals, Display, Ds, E, Ea, Ebook, Ebooks, eee, Et, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hard, Hd, Home Automation, iBooks, Id, Im, In, Ir, Isp, kin, Kindle, Mod, News, NK, Of, om, One, Online, order, Padd, penguin, Play, Pr, price, pricing, Publishers, Publishing, Q, Rc, Real, Style, Tabs, Tag, TI, Top, Ui, vers, Wsj, X1

Amazon? Not playing around with publishers when it comes to ebook deals. Penguin’s contract ran out on April 1, so Amazon can’t sell their ebooks.

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Amazon Stabs Penguin in the Throat With Ebook Pricing for Real Books [Amazon]

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How To Fix Today’s Ebook Readers [Books]

by on Apr.22, 2010, under 2, 2010, 5, 7, 7d, Ad, Ads, age, Ai, and, AR, Av, book, Books, clear, day, de, digital, Digital Books, Display, down, Ds, E, Ea, Ebook, ebook reader, ebook readers, Ebooks, F1, Fun, future, Ge, Gizmo, Gm, Hd, Home Automation, How To, iBook, iBooks, Id, Im, In, Ion, ipa, ipad, Isp, ITA, kin, Kindle, Men, Mod, My, Of, om, One, order, Os, Padd, Play, Publishing, Q, Rc, Reader, Readers, Rim, Style, Tag, TI, Top, twitter, Up, Us, what, X1, XP

Kindle and iBooks on iPad still have a long way to go. Craig Mod , publishing experimenter , breaks them down, tells us what needs fixing and offers up some future functionality for digital books . More

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Apple’s iPad Apps Wouldn’t Have Been Approved By the App Store [IPad Apps]

by on Apr.06, 2010, under 2, 5, 7, 7d, A4, Ad, Ads, age, and, APIs, app, app store, apple, Apps, AppStore, AR, Av, book, Books, cc, Ces, clear, dash, de, dev, developer, Ds, E, Ea, Ge, Gizmo, Hd, Home Automation, iBook, iBooks, Im, instapaper, ipa, ipad, Ipad app, iPad Apps, Ipadapps, iwork, Keynote, Mit, Mod, Note, Notes, Numbers, One, order, Os, pages, PI, Pr, Pro, ps, Rc, store, Style, submit, Tag, ted, TI, Us, X1

Apple’s new iPad apps —iBooks, Pages, Keynotes and Numbers—wouldn’t be accepted into the App Store if they were submitted by an outside developer. That’s because they use private APIs that other devs don’t have access to. Yet. More

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Hands On: Apple iBooks [Ipad]

by on Apr.03, 2010, under 1d, 2, 5, 7, 7d, Ad, Ads, age, and, app, apple, Apple ibooks, AR, book, Books, Cf, clear, de, Ds, E, Ea, Ebook, ebook reader, Ebooks, ereader, F2, Ge, Gizmo, hand, hands, Hands On, Hd, Home Automation, iBook, iBooks, Ie, Im, Interest, ipa, ipad, Ipad ibooks, iTunes, Led, Mod, One, order, Os, Rc, Reader, Rf, rip, store, Style, Tag, ted, TI, Top, Us, X1, XP

Truthfully, I wasn’t that interested in the iPad as an eBook reader . Then I used it, and I must say, it’s a mostly wonderful experience that’s only crippled by a disappointing store. More

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What You Must Read on the iPad Right Now [Ipad]

by on Apr.03, 2010, under 2, 5, 7, 7d, Ad, Ads, age, and, apple, apple ipad, Appleipadbanner, AR, Av, Books, C5, clear, Comic, Comics, de, Ds, E, Ea, Ebooks, Elements, Fb, Ge, Gizmo, Hd, Home Automation, iBooks, Ie, Im, ipa, ipad, Ipad books, magazine, Magazines, Mic, mind, Mod, Nes, News, One, order, Ouch, PopSci, Rc, Style, Tag, TI, Top, Touch, Us, what, X1, XP

I honestly can’t tell you what it’s like to see and touch and consume news, magazines and comics on the iPad. You just have to experience it.

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Your Guide to Reading on the iPad [Ipad]

by on Apr.03, 2010, under 2, 5, 7, 7d, Ad, Ads, age, and, apple, apple ipad, Appleipadbanner, AR, Av, Books, C5, clear, Comic, Comics, de, Ds, E, Ea, Ebooks, Elements, Fb, Ge, Gizmo, guide, Hd, Home Automation, iBooks, Ie, Im, ipa, ipad, Ipad books, magazine, Magazines, Mic, mind, Mod, Nes, News, One, order, Ouch, PopSci, Rc, Reading, Style, Tag, TI, Top, Touch, Ui, Us, Vw, what, X1, XP

I honestly can’t tell you what it’s like to see and touch and consume news, magazines and comics on the iPad. You just have to experience it.

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Your Guide to Reading on the iPad [Ipad]

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Kindle iPad App Officially Available in iTunes [IPad Apps]

by on Apr.03, 2010, under 2, 5, 7, 7d, A8, Ad, Ads, age, Ai, amazon, Amazon Kindle iPad App, and, app, apple, Apps, AR, Art, Av, book, Books, C5, Cia, clear, competition, corporate, D3, de, Ds, E, E3, Ea, Ebook, Ebooks, F2, future, Ge, Gizmo, Hd, Home Automation, iBook, iBooks, Im, Ion, ipa, ipad, Ipad app, iPad Apps, Ipadapps, iTunes, Kindle, Kindle ipad app, Light, Mod, Ms, Nes, Net, News, One, option, order, Os, Oses, Pee, Pet, PI, ps, Rc, Red, Sd, store, Style, Tag, TI, Us, Via, X1

We wondered about the Kindle iPad app and whether we’d get to purchase ebooks with it despite the competition it poses for Apple’s iBooks app and store, but here we are. It’s official, purchase options and all. [ iTunes via Amazon ] More

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