Lenovo ThinkPad 10 Bay Trail is a Full HD Windows Tablet Ready for Launch

Lenovo is ready to launch a brand new 10 inch Windows tablet with an Intel Atom Bay Trail CPU inside. The specs will be quite impressive here, including up to 4 GB of RAM and up to 128 GB of storage. This will be a new Lenovo ThinkPad 10 unit and details about it have...

Children’s Ebook Library MagicBlox Offers Lifetime Access for $38

[Press Release]MAGICBLOX CHILDREN’S E-BOOK LIBRARY HITS 1M PAGEVIEWS, CELEBRATES WITH A LIMITED PROMOTIONAL OFFER; LIFETIME ACCESS FOR $38The popular children’s e-book provider, MagicBlox announced today that it has surpassed one million pageviews for their website, which offers customers their choice of one free kids e-book each month – or additional “access pass subscription” options that...

The Bullies Win: Authors Abandoning Publishing Over Online Behaviors

An example of the behavior authors like Rice are working to stop. Good e-Reader has given extensive coverage to a situation plaguing the publishing industry, both from a self-publishing standpoint and a traditional one: author bullying. While information has come out that some authors have engaged in less-than-professional tactics, particularly where book reviews are concerned,...

The Publishing Industry is Flourishing

There is certainly a copious amount of negative press surrounding the publishing industry and booksellers all over the world. Major chains have folded in the US, Germany and Australia in the last few years and indie bookstores continue to go out of business. Journalists and public officials constantly single out Amazon, lambasting them for disrupting...

Self-Published Ebook Jumps to No. 1 on Best-Seller List, Dethrones Divergent

Divergent is this year’s runaway top best-selling ebook in the U.S. — but it’s not the best-selling ebook this week. (In the UK, at the London Book Fair, the buzz around HarperCollins is about why Divergent is selling comparatively well abroad.) The juggernaut has been stopped and sits at No. 2 on the Digital Book...

Professional, Academic Bookseller Blackwell’s Launches Learning Management System

[Press Release] Blackwell’s launches digital learning service to publishers at London Book Fair Blackwell’s is using London Book Fair this week to launch to publishers a new digital learning service that has been built for students, academics and professionals to download and annotate eBooks on any device. The service, to be called Blackwell Learning, will...

New Highlights VP Jack W. Perry Discusses Future Of Digital Children’s Books

Jack W. Perry Recently, Highlights Press welcomed Jack W. Perry as the new Vice President of Print and eBook Sales. As children’s publishing hovers at the crossroads between print and digital, Perry sees this as an exciting moment. Digital offers new opportunities not only with ebooks and apps but with electronic marketing and new sales...

Kobo appoints Tamblyn President, Chief Content Officer

Kobo, now probably Amazon’s biggest rival in the ereader ecosystem realm, with Barnes & Noble wavering over the Nook and an also-ran outside the U.S., has just announced that Michael Tamblyn, hitherto its Chief Content Officer, has now had his position upgraded to the status of President and CCO. Seen here in an earlier video...

Morning Roundup: Feeling dumb while reading? Why publishers want to sell direct and more

On the Perils of Feeling Dumb While Reading (Book Riot) Or maybe you don’t hate it, but you certainly don’t love it like everyone else seems to. And you can’t help but ask yourself, “Is it me? Am I just not smart enough for this book?” *** Why Do Publishers Want to Sell Direct? (The...

Penguin Random House UK launches online recommendation, retail platform

Penguin Random House UK introduced a new platform for readers in what looks like an attempt to shift the retail marketplace. My Independent Bookstore launched on Monday for private beta testing and is available by invite-only right now. The platform will allow users to display 12 books in a virtual bookshop. They can share, review...

Early Stephen King novels to be re-issued as special editions

Six of the early books by Stephen King are being re-issued as deluxe editions. The novels – Carrie, Salem’s Lot, The Shining, Night Shift, The Stand and Pet Sematary – were released between 1974 and 1983 through Doubleday. The re-issued books will go through Cemetery Dance Publications with over-sized editions on heavy paper, according to The New...

Amazon sees case for flood defenses in self-publishing tsunami

You can add one more name to the list of all the companies bemused or overwhelmed by the proliferation of self-publishing: Amazon. Apparently the chief exponent and beneficiary of the trend is feeling a little swamped too – at least according to feedback from the Publishing for Digital Minds conference in London, as reported by...

NBC’s iPad and iPhone apps now support Apple TV

NBC's update to its app makes the notion of dumping one’s cable company in favor of Apple TV more appealing, particularly because it is allowing unfettered access to full episodes without a cable subscription.The post NBC’s iPad and iPhone apps now support Apple TV appeared first on Digital Trends...

One Company Two CPU Choices: Chuwi Goes With Both Mediatek Octa core and Intel 64 Bit Quad Core on New Slates

Chuwi is a brand from China that today is associated with two stunning tablets, that feature some of the best CPUs on the market. On the one hand we’ve got a model dubbed V99i, packing the new Intel 64 bit quad core CPU and on the other hand there’s the VX3, with an octa core...

The components for the 4th-generation of Microsoft’s Surface tablet will enter in mass-production in september

Even if during the Build 2014 conference, Microsoft officially launched the 3rd generation of the Surface tablet, it seems that the components for the  fourth generation are already in process of developement. This news comes from the upstream supply chain that confirmed the fact that several components for the next Surface tablet will enter in...

FTC: Credit Karma & Fandango Apps Pose Security Threats

Fandango and Credit Karma apps have both settled with the FTC following allegations that they “deceived consumers by failing to securely transmit sensitive personal information. Both companies knowlingly disabled SSL encryption, or secure sockets layer certificate validation. By removing the default security measure, the app makers left personal information vulnerable to hackers capable of intercepting...