Weekend Roundup: Failed attempt to turn Android tablet into eReader, Canada limits agency pricing
February 9, 2014 | 11:42 am
By Joanna Cabot
Lessons Learned From a Failed Attempt to Turn my Android Tablet into an eBook Reader (The Digital Reader)
While it’s quite common to use an Android tablet as an ebook reader, few are designed to serve that process from the ground up.
How to Replace Your Old Computer with a New iPad (GigaOM)
When transitioning from a computer to the iPad there are still a few challenges that you will face along the way. Here are a few steps that may help you leave the personal computer era behind for good.
Poorly Translated Public Domain Titles Removed from Amazon (GoodeReader)
Now that anyone can self-publish an ebook, critics have argued that the overall quality of books being published has plummeted. And despite the outrage from indie authors over criticism like that, Amazon made a move this week that seems to actually prove the point.
Canadian Competition Bureau Limits Agency eBook Pricing (Digital Book World)
Following an 18-month investigation into the ebook industry in Canada, the Competition Bureau concluded that Hachette, HarperCollins, Macmillan, and Simon & Schuster have engaged in conduct that resulted in reduced competition for ebooks in Canada, in contravention of the country’s Competition Act.
Kindle Daily Deals: Vampire Academy Series (and others)