Tag Archive ‘ebooks’


Matt Porter on Mar 10th, 2010Kindle, Copy and Bibliopiratical Machinations

It sure would be nice if there were a “copy” option on Amazon’s Kindle iPhone¬†app. That would make it much easier to do something like run a quick Gooogle or Wikipedia search, the kind of thing that would add real value to reading a book on an Internet-enabled device. My beloved Stanza app — now […]

Matt Porter on Jan 13th, 2009Keep Apple Out of the Publishing Business – Use Stanza

With the iPhone and the App Store, Apple has introduced not only an excellent device for reading, but also a powerful new distribution channel for writers and publishers. However, this combination gives Apple a lot of power, and they may be exercising that power to make decisions they have no business making: decisions about what […]