Posts tagged as: Books

Version 3.1.3 of Nook for iPad Supports New Thrid Gen iPad

Barnes & Noble has just released an updated version of its free Nook for iOS app. It has been optimized for the new iPad and its Retina display with sharper graphics, words, and images. Otherwise, 3.1.3 brings with it more reading options, letting users have single- or dual-column views when in landscape orientation on the […]

Starbucks iTunes Cards Will Now Include TV Shows, Apps and Books

Apple and Starbucks are expanding the Pick of the Week iTunes promotion to include TV shows and books, the latter company has announced. The coffee brewer has been giving away music download cards for some time, and recently began offering apps. The first non-music offering in the expanded promotion, just made official today, is in […]

Power Readers Drive e-Books to 11 Percent of the Total Market

A study called the Consumer Attitudes Toward E-Book Reading commissioned by the Book Industry Study Group found that e-books now make up nearly 11 percent of the total book market. The percentage of paper book buyers that downloaded e-books has also more than doubled between October 2010 and January 2011 from 5 percent to almost […]

Kindle Books Outselling All Paper Books Combined at Amazon

Amazon announced two hugh milestones in the history of the Kindle. Amazon said its e-book sales in the past month were larger than for all paper books combined, climbing as high as two to one. AS has been the case in the past, They would not give numbers, but the growth was rapid as Kindle […]

Kindle Comes to the Android and Ships Improvements on the iPhone

Amazon has been busy today with releasing new Kindle clients.   First there was an new update to Kindle for iPad and Kindle for iPhone and iPod touch, which allows readers to enjoy the benefits of embedded video and audio clips in Kindle books. Then later today they announced their first Kindle App for the […]

EA Launches Anthony Horwitz’s New Horror Story Series on DSiWare

Prepare to be scared as EA launches three horror stories by bestselling author Anthony Horowitz, exclusively to EA Flips on Nintendo DSiWare. For the first time ever, you’ll be able to read the three new macabre stories by No. 1 bestselling author Anthony Horowitz, ahead of the horror collection being published in book form by […]

Kindle for BlackBerry Now Available

Amazon has released a “Kindle for BlackBerry” beta, joining  the a growing family of devices supported by the Kindle book store; which include the Kindle, Kindle DX, iPhone, iPod Touch, PC,   and soon, Mac and iPad. “Since the launch of our popular Kindle for iPhone app last year, customers have been asking us to […]

New Warhammer Novel Hits the Shelves

Mythic Entertainment and The Black Library have released Forged By Chaos, an original novel based on the MMORPG, Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning (WAR). Forged By Chaos is the third novel in a series based on WAR and is available now in all major bookstores and on the Games Workshop website. “Forged By Chaos provides […]

“Kindle for PC” Now Available

Amazon.com today announced the availability of “Kindle for PC,” the free application that lets readers around the world enjoy Kindle books on their personal computers. The U.S. Kindle Store currently offers more than 360,000 books, including New Releases and 101 of 112 New York Times Bestsellers, which are typically $9.99 or less. The Kindle Store […]

Mythic Entertainment Presents New Warhammer Novel

Mythic Entertainment and The Black Library have announced Forged In Chaos, an original novel based on the critically acclaimed MMORPG, Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning (WAR). The third in a series of WAR novels, Forged In Chaos will be available in all major bookstores and on the Black Library website in the fall of 2009. […]

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