This weeks RAW offerings to peruse this weekend over your favourite beverage:
- Digital Watermarks Take the Publishing World by Storm
- AAP: Religion publishers’ sales rise in July
- Betting on Barnes & Noble
- Google Play Books is now a lot better for reading nonfiction titles like textbooks
- Disney Patents a Search Engine Which Makes it Harder to Find and Read Relevant Info.
And if you haven't read it already, check out one of my recent articles...
I love the freedom I now have of being able to read what I want almost anywhere without having to take a physical book with me. When I am out and about I always have my phone on me, so while waiting at the Barbers I can pull it out of my pocket and continue to read the book I was reading last night on my iPad, which is still laying on my bedside table. ...keep reading
Book StoresThe Motley Fool - Sizing up the bookseller, one analyst argues Barnes & Noble still has a few key competitive advantages in the retail market and therefore isn't ready to count it out. Consider his case, then decide for yourself. ...Read more
theverge.com - We're all familiar with the concept of reading an ebook. you can, tap or flip your way through the pages, and maybe highlight a few favorite passages or look up some word definitions along the way. Google believes that's a fine formula for reading a novel, but sorely lacking when reading nonfiction books — think cookbooks, textbooks, or any other book that you don't typically read straight through from cover to cover. If it's not something you read serially, Google's thinking goes, the ebook experience is still sub-optimal. Read more...