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Print Books Are Still Outselling eBooks, Study Finds

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According to a study by Statista’s Advertising & Media Outlook, ebook sales are still trailing physical book sales globally, especially during the dog days of the covid-19 pandemic. The study, which asked respondents to describe their book purchases in 2020, found that ebooks still haven’t replaced paper in most… Read more.

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‘ARKTIKA.1’ Gets Companion eBook Penned by NYT Bestselling Author Christie Golden

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4A Games, the studio behind the Metro series, has partnered with Del Rey Books and New York Times bestselling author Christie Golden to produce an official eBook novella that lets you dive further into the upcoming Oculus Touch first-person shooter ARKTIKA.1. 1, it’s only natural she’d also write the eBook ARKTIKA.1:

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Amazon Kindle E-Readers Will Now Make It Easier to Load EBooks You Didn't Buy From Amazon

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In a potential blow to all the apps and websites that have popped up alongside the Amazon Kindle to streamline the process of converting EPUB ebook files to the e-reader’s propriety file format, starting in “late 2022,” the Kindle Personal Documents Service will finally support EPUB files , expanding where users can… Read more.

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Oculus Studios’ VR Shooter ARKTIKA.1 To Get An Ebook Companion Later This Year

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Partnering with Del Ray Books, an imprint of the well know Random House publisher, 4A Games has inked a storytelling deal that will see a companion eBook launch in Q3 this year. The news comes by way of a press release on Gamasutra and the upcoming eBook is titled ARKTIKA.1: 1: My Name is Viktoria.

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Amazon's Kindle Author Service Dumps Problematic Mobi Files

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The platform, which allows you to upload and sell ebooks and paperbacks, has always been unusually frustrating when it came to ebook layout. If you’ve read this far, you’re probably a self-published author who has once struggled with Amazon’s fussy Kindle Direct Publishing platform. If you did it right, you were fine.… Read more.

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Augmented Books Are On The Way According To Researchers


This allows researchers to inject various background information into a conventional paperback, similar to a modern ebook. The most recent method involves infusing razor-thin solar pans between sheets of conventional paper. The potential use-cases for such a technology are virtually endless.

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Kindle Flaw Could Have Let Hackers Take Control of Your Ebook Reader and Steal Information

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All connected gadgets are technically vulnerable to bad actors, but Amazon’s Kindle e-readers aren’t exactly the first device that’d pop into your head when you think of a security risk. However, researchers have found that Kindles had flaws that could’ve allowed hackers to seize control of the device—and all it… Read more.

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