Morning Roundup: Smashwords beta testing Kindle and Dropbox Integration; Amazon’s Quiet Time; more
October 1, 2013 | 11:00 am
By Joanna Cabot
Smashwords is Now Beta Testing Kindle and Dropbox Integration (The Digital Reader)
If you like supporting indie authors and you like to buy DRM-free ebooks then chances are you’re probably buying at least some of your ebooks from Smashwords, and I have some good news for you today.
The Times, They are a Changin—or are they? (The Scholarly Kitchen)
Ask pretty much anyone in scholarly publishing – or, indeed scholarly communications more generally – to describe the last few years and the chances are that they will use adjectives such as, “disruptive”…
Amazon recently held a very exclusive unveiling of their new Kindle Fire product line and one of the things they hyped up was Quiet Time. This is a new feature that seeks to eliminate the distraction from reading on a tablet by suspending the radios, pausing app notifications and stopping nagging popups. Many tech analysts were enamored with Quiet Time, but it could quite possibly be in violation of patents owned by Kobo.
Kindle Daily Deal: Bedfellows (and 4 others)