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Musings on eBook Publishing

by Darin Stewart  |  February 16, 2012

I own a lot of books.  Our family library (an enclosed bay of our garage) is lined floor to ceiling with shelves sagging under the weight of a few thousand...

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Abracadabra: Barnes and Noble Transforms the Nook Color

by Allen Weiner  |  April 25, 2011

Barnes and Noble has made good on its promise of upgrading the firmware on its Nook Color, launched in October 2010, by announcing that Froyo, aka Android 2.2, will now...

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Piecing Together the Digital Publishing Parts

by Allen Weiner  |  October 28, 2010

This past week, a number of announcements in the digital publishing arena provide both promise and confusion over the immediate trajectory of the space overall, but in particular the magazine...

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Barnes & Noble Unveils NOOKcolor

by Allen Weiner  |  October 26, 2010

Barnes & Noble, the nation’s largest physical book retailer, is following up its November 2009 release of the Nook, an e-ink e-reader, with the NOOKcolor, a device that uses a...

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The Enhanced E-book Myth

by Allen Weiner  |  February 11, 2010

Let’s try and untangle the congested freeway of e-book news that had led to the enhanced content myth. No matter what business model evolves as the de fact online retail...

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The Nook: Better Than Kindle, But Not Perfect

by Allen Weiner  |  December 7, 2009

After a brief delay, about half of those who pre-ordered the Barnes & Noble Nook will soon be receiving their e-readers. With that in mind, the combatants are now out...

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The Alex E-Reader Stirs the Pot, Adding HTML to the Mix

by Allen Weiner  |  November 10, 2009

From Fremont, Calif.,-based Spring Design comes the Alex, an e-reader slated for a CES coming out party. Alex, named for the Ancient Library of Alexandria, once the largest and most...

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Barnes & Noble Introduces The Nook, A Game-Changing Ereader

by Allen Weiner  |  October 20, 2009

Barnes and Noble ended weeks of speculation by announcing The Nook, its new ereader that should not only throw a scare into Amazon but also put somewhat of a damper...

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