Last week when Amazon officially unveiled the new Kindle UK ebook store, I compared some of Amazon’s ebook prices with WHSmith and found that Amazon had much lower prices in most cases. Here’s the post with the information about Kindle UK and the price comparisons. So now WHSmith is countering by cutting their prices by […]
The GooReader application for Windows was announced today. It allows you to search, download, and read books and magazines available on Google Books in yet another app that tries to look like a virtual bookshelf. There are two versions of the app, a free version and a paid version if you are insane enough to […]
In a followup to an earlier post, getting started with Calibre ebook management, this post and video demonstrates some advanced tips and tricks for getting the most out of the Calibre user interface. Getting Familiarized With the Calibre UI There are 4 main parts to the Calibre user interface, the book list, tag list, book […]
There are a lot of coupon codes and sales this month on various types of ebooks from different ebook retailers. First, here are the codes for eBooks.com.
Earlier today, Amazon officially announced the opening of the new Kindle UK ebook store, “with the biggest selection and lowest prices of any e-bookstore in the UK”. A quick comparison of ebook prices reveals that they weren’t just blowing smoke with that quoted statement above. Comparing prices with other UK ebook retailers reveals that Amazon […]
I recently stumbled upon a website that can take any Wikipedia article and turn it into an ebook to view offline on an ebook reader or other reading device for free. The website can also generate ebooks from various other Creative Commons websites like Medpedia, WikiTravel, and Wikia for premium members that join. It takes […]
Just about every month eBooks.com offers coupons codes and promotions on a wide range ebooks in various categories and subjects. This month they are taking 12% – 20% off of Education and Academic books, as well as Architecture, Computers, History, Music, and Science books. They are also offering $5 – $15 off orders of all […]
News sources all over the web are asizzle with the monumental news story that the Borders ebook store, powered by Kobo, is now live and open for business. Additionally, Borders released Android and Blackberry apps to complement their apps for the iPad, iPhone, iPod, plus PC and Mac computers. Wait. Hold on one second. What? […]