Tag Archives: epub
Kindle Voyage Sale

Should Amazon Add ePub Support to Kindles?

Kindle ereaders are one of the few reading devices on the planet that don’t support ePub format. Kindles are the most popular dedicated readers and ePub is the most common ebook format, so what gives? Why doesn’t Amazon add support for ePub ebooks to Kindles? Fire tablets support ePub with apps available through Amazon’s own […]

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Waterstones eBook Close

Waterstones eBook Store Closing, Accounts Getting Transferred to Kobo

Another ebook store is closing in the UK, the second one this year after Barnes and Noble closed the UK branch of their Nook Store back in March. Waterstones has decided to discontinue offering ePub ebooks and MP3 audiobooks from their website effective immediately. They’ve been selling ebooks for several years so it’s unfortunate to […]

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addr ebook app

Addr eBook App for iOS Offers Advanced Annotation Support

Addr is a new ebook reader app designed for the Apple iPad with a specialized focus on annotations. The app supports ePub ebooks without DRM and integrates with Dropbox for easy sharing and downloading. What makes Addr unique is the ability to add in context notes to the right margin alongside the text. Notes can […]

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Kobo Website Format Tip: How to Identify ePub eBooks

When Kobo redesigned their website last year, they removed the section from their ebook description pages that specified what format the ebook was available in. Most of Kobo’e ebooks are available for download in ePub format, so it’s not an issue most of the time. But not all of Kobo’s ebooks are available in ePub, […]

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What is with the Obsession with ePub Format?

Over the years I’ve come across dozens and dozens of articles and emails and forum posts about how great the ePub ebook format is and how much better it is than other formats, especially Amazon’s proprietary Kindle format. People think that Amazon should switch to using ePub format because it is more “open” and everyone […]

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Adobe DRM Removal

How to Remove Adobe DRM From ePub and PDF eBooks

A couple of weeks ago I posted an article about how to remove DRM from Kindle ebooks in four easy steps. This time around I’ve got a tutorial on how to easily remove Adobe DRM from ePub and PDF ebooks. All you have to do is install Adobe Digital Editions on your computer, along with […]

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Kindle Fire ePub

How To Read ePub eBooks on Kindle Fire – Android ePub App List

Amazon doesn’t want you to know this, but the Kindle Fire supports ePub ebooks just as well as it supports Amazon’s Kindle ebooks. You can load a number of different Android apps that support ePub onto the Kindle Fire, and even download ePub ebooks with the web browser and from the apps directly. Amazon offers […]

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Kindle FBReader

Kindle ePub Hack: Installing FBReader on Kindle for ePub Support – FBKindle

For those of you that desperately want to read ePub ebooks on your Kindle, there is a way to install a version of FBReader—dubbed FBKindle—on the Kindle if you are willing to do some technical work. FBReader is a popular e-reading program with plenty of options for customizing the layout for ebooks. It only works […]

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