Amazon Notifications Regarding Copyright

Image this: You have the perfect campaign lined up, and are counting the days before you finally start paying off the cost of those ads. Then, you receive an email from Amazon accusing you of copyright infringment. Your book has been taken down for now, until you...

Page Flip: Amazon’s New Kindle Tool

One of the things I love about Kindle is how easy it is to read, even in the sun, on a trip, at the beach etc. As long as I read a book from start to end, that is. If, however, I want to refer to, say, a map, or a list of characters, then paper wins hands down. I can...

The Future of Publishing: Lessons from the Music Industry

I often argue that we can learn a lot from the music industry. Namely, I see it as an indicator as to what to expect in a few years’ time. That’s why I was intrigued by a recent article in the Economist, detailing the state of today’s music. CDs vs...

New Kindle: Oasis

For those who missed the news, Amazon has just released Kindle Oasis, the company’s next big step towards its goal of digital paper. Its thinnest, lightest and most expensive e-reader yet has a new design with 9-week reading battery, ergonomic grip, and...

Amazon Wants to Duplicate its Indie Books Success with Gaming

A recent Wired report describes the way Amazon is attempting to disrupt the software environment through Amazon Underground, a new model that’s grown exponentially since launching a few months ago. For those unfamiliar with Underground—which, realistically, includes...