Tag Archives: John Saavedra Jr.

Google + Book Sharing

Google+ is Google’s new social networking venture that has become extremely popular due to its word of mouth campaigns. Let’s face it: people want to be a part of most things that are invite-only. Google+ has taken many of Facebook’s users … Continue reading

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MS Reader: There Will Be Casualties

The Microsoft Reader is on the latest tech obituaries list. Readers may ask if this news is very relevant since the MS Reader never posed a serious threat to contemporary eReaders, which had far more advanced technology such as e-ink, … Continue reading

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Guardian Shorts

The Guardian is one of the prime news sources in England, recently proving its worth when it shed light on the Rupert Murdoch phone hacking scandal. The Guardian wants to tell the story of how it uncovered the conspiracy and … Continue reading

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Appletalism

Dear Apple, I was recently informed that you had acquired more currency than the government of the United States of America. This, of course due to the country’s current economic situation, is not hard to believe. I’m sure that at … Continue reading

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Amazon Strikes Back

Apple has headlined ePublishing news of late, but last week Amazon launched a brand new service, Kindle Cloud Reader, a service that allows users to read books online through any browser using HTML5, and the publishing world is buzzing. Of … Continue reading

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Pottermore is Near

A version of the Pottermore beta is now live, and the only way for eager users to get an invite is to compete in a trivia contest called Find The Magic Quill. Every day, a new trivia question is posted … Continue reading

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The New Yorker: Digitally Speaking

Since the rise of digital publishing, magazines have been converting their print publications into digital ones. Now, these publications use the superior power of the iPad to bring their digital versions to thousands of users. The New Yorker, one of … Continue reading

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Bookbags Getting Lighter

Textbooks are closer to becoming a serious presence in the book app market than ever before. Students make up a large percentage of the iOS audience as younger consumers flock around devices that offer new ways to consume media. Students … Continue reading

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Apple vs. the E-Book World

Apple is marginalizing its eBook market. The company has been waging war on third-party bookseller apps by competitors such as Amazon, Barnes & Noble and Google. What has kept Apple on top in the tablet market is how cunning and smart … Continue reading

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Digital Sentiment

Digital publishing might be slowly eliminating the concept of book signing with new services such as Kindlegraph and Longpen, both of which are designed to allow writers to sign things digitally through the web. Kindlegraph and Longpen (the latter invented, … Continue reading

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