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Amazon as friend and foe

By Joe Wikert
July 3, 2012

In this TOC podcast, Greenleaf Book Group founder and CEO Clint Greenleaf shares a unique perspective on working with and competing against Amazon. He also addresses the DOJ lawsuit and offers thoughts on the future of ereaders.

Amazon as friend and foe

Amazon as friend and foe
By Joe Wikert
July 3, 2012

In this TOC podcast, Greenleaf Book Group founder and CEO Clint Greenleaf shares a unique perspective on working with and competing against Amazon. He also addresses the DOJ lawsuit and offers thoughts on the future of ereaders.

Inside the E Wars: Interesting News Continues in the Publisphere

By William Stanek
January 20, 2010

Several interesting media and reading studies released recently. First, Book Industry Study Group released a comprehensive report on ebooks titled Consumer Attitudes toward E-Book Reading (http://ow.ly/WUYw). This is a major study with many contributors and sponsors, but mostly based on...

Barnes & Noble Nook: Installing and Using microSD Cards

By William Stanek
January 12, 2010

Nook has 2GB of internal storage (with 1.3 GB usable for your content). You can expand the storage capacity by adding a microSD card to the device. Cards of up to 16 GB are supported and the cards can be:...

Inside the E-book Wars: CES 2010 update on Barnes & Noble Initiatives

By William Stanek
January 8, 2010

William here. Digging in with a special blog series on the Consumer Electronic Show (CES) 2010 in Las Vegas. As you probably know, Barnes & Noble acquired Fictionwise in 2009 and used this acquisition to launch into the ebook business...

Inside the E-book Wars: CES 2010 update on the Ocean and Tidal readers from Copia

By William Stanek
January 8, 2010

From the Consumer Electronic Show (CES) 2010 in Las Vegas, sneak peaks at the Copia reader devices. Copia offers an e-reading / social networking combination on six different devices: Ocean-6 - with a 6" e-ink touch screen Ocean-9 - with...

Inside the E-book Wars: CES 2010 update on the eDGE dual-screen Reader

By William Stanek
January 8, 2010

From the Consumer Electronic Show (CES) 2010 in Las Vegas, a sneak peak at a reader device from Entourage called the eDGe. The eDGe, shown in the figure below, has two screens: A 9.7" e-ink display on one side (1200...

Inside the E-book Wars: CES 2010 update on Alex Reader for Borders

By William Stanek
January 8, 2010

From the Consumer Electronic Show (CES) 2010 in Las Vegas, a sneak peak at the e-reader device for Borders stores. This device, from Spring Designs, is called the Alex Reader. Borders and Kobo, its e-book store unit, will offer more...

Inside the E-Book Wars: PDF, Reflow, Color E-ink and More

By William Stanek
January 8, 2010

Recently a reader named Dayne posted a lengthy response to my post about the Nook. It got me thinking and I decided to turn my response into a new blog post. Dayne, you are right about PDF -- the format...

Inside the E-book Wars: Sony Turns up the Heat

By William Stanek
December 9, 2009

William Stanek here, delivering a new installment in my "Inside the E-book Wars" series. As I let you know in earlier posts, Barnes & Noble began shipping the Nook and Sony began shipping the Reader Daily Edition (PRS-900) in time...

This World of E: A Look Back to Look Forward...

By William Stanek
December 8, 2009

So the Atari 2600 debuted in 1977 and remained the world's most popular video game system through 1984. I bought one around 1978 and happily shelled out pretty big bucks for the privilege of having popular arcade games available for...

Inside the E-book Wars: Best E-Reader?

By William Stanek
December 3, 2009

William here. On 12/3, Business Week picked the Kindle 2 International Edition as the Best Gadget of 2009 because of it's "inclusion of free, high-speed wireless access that lets users download books on the go." But is it really the...

Inside the E-Book Wars: The Nook in Depth (Part 5)

By William Stanek
December 2, 2009

William Stanek here, completing the 5-part in-depth look at the Nook e-reader from Barnes & Noble. Anyone who's been watching the e-reader and e-book market knows, the Nook is the latest entry in this highly competitive space where Sony, Amazon...

Microsoft Press and O'Reilly

By William Stanek
December 1, 2009

William here, talking about the new Microsoft Press / O'Reilly partnership launches officially and it's pretty cool. You can learn more about the possibilities this new partnership brings at the new Microsoft Press site pictured in the figure below. Currently,...

Inside the E-Book Wars: The Nook in Depth (Part 4)

By William Stanek
November 30, 2009

William Stanek here, continuing the e-reader discussion with an in-depth look at the Nook from Barnes & Noble. Anyone who's been watching the e-reader and e-book market knows, the Nook is the latest entry in this highly competitive space where...

Inside the E-Book Wars: The Nook in Depth (Part 3)

By William Stanek
November 27, 2009

William Stanek here, continuing the e-reader discussion with an in-depth look at the Nook from Barnes & Noble. Anyone who's been watching the e-reader and e-book market knows, the Nook is the latest entry in this highly competitive space where...

Inside the E-Book Wars: The Nook in Depth (Part 2)

By William Stanek
November 24, 2009

William Stanek here, continuing the e-reader discussion with an in-depth look at the Nook from Barnes & Noble. Anyone who's been watching the e-reader and e-book market knows, the Nook is the latest entry in this highly competitive space where...

Inside the E-Book Wars: The Nook in Depth (Part 1)

By William Stanek
November 23, 2009

William here, continuing the e-reader discussion with an in-depth look at the Nook from Barnes & Noble. Anyone who's been watching the e-reader and e-book market knows, the Nook is the latest entry in this highly competitive space where Sony,...

E-Readers Up Close: Using the Sony PRS-700

By William Stanek
November 18, 2009

The Sony PRS-700 has an internal storage capacity of 420 megabytes (MB) and two expansion slots: One expansion slot for Sony Memory Stick Duo or Pro Duo cards up to 16 GB One expansion slot for SD, SDHC, or...

E-Readers Up Close: Using the Sony PRS-505

By William Stanek
November 18, 2009

The PRS-505 has an internal storage capacity of 192 megabytes (MB) and two expansion slots: One expansion slot for Sony Memory Stick Duo or Pro Duo cards up to 8 GB One expansion slot for SD, SDHC, or miniSD...

E-Readers Up Close: Getting to know the Sony Readers, Part 3

By William Stanek
November 15, 2009

William Stanek here, continuing with the in-depth look at e-readers and e-books. The recap: In my earlier blog entries, I've explored the ins and outs of e-ink, electronic paper displays (EPDs) and e-readers. Now, I'm examining individual readers as a...

Taking a Detour: E-readers A Soap Box

By William Stanek
November 12, 2009

William Stanek here, taking a slight detour in our continuing e-reader discussion. When it comes to favorite technologies, call me a zealot because I probably am. I'm not afraid to proclaim that I love technology that works, and I think...

E-Readers Up Close: Getting to know the Sony Readers, Part 2

By William Stanek
November 9, 2009

William Stanek here, continuing with the in-depth look at e-readers and e-books. In my earlier blog entries, I introduced EPDs, discussed how the technology works, and delved briefly into ways they're being used. Now, I'm examining the Sony Reader as...

eInk...

By Nick Bilton
October 8, 2008

Guest blogger Nick Bilton is with the New York Times R&D Lab during the day and NYC Resistor at night. Working in the R&D Labs at The New York Times, I'm constantly asked, "How long will paper be around?" or more to the point, "When will paper really die?" It's a valid concern, and a question no one can answer...


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