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...

The Espresso Book Machine: an Update

Many of you were taken by the Espresso Book Machine by Xerox and the news of the first European Print-On-Demand bookstore opening in Paris. You had many questions in regards to the resulting book’s cost, the quality of printing etc, so I thought I’d come...