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LAUSD halts home use of iPads for students after devices hacked

Following news that students at a Los Angeles high school had hacked district-issued iPads and were using them for personal use, district officials have halted home use of the Apple tablets until further notice.<p>It took exactly one week for nearly 300 students atTheodore RooseveltHigh School to hack …

Listen Up Apple-Haters: IPhone Sales Eclipse Microsoft and Amazon Revenue

Apple Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook has taken plenty of flack for running a company that is supposedly well past its glory days—and the iPhone …

Bezos: Books Will Live On, So Will DRMed E-Books

Amazon's CEO doesn't see a trend away from restrictions on lending or copying e-books.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate …

World's oldest newspaper to end print edition, go digital only

Lloyd's List, which was founded in 1734, says declining interest in the shipping newspaper's print edition led to the decision.<p>After nearly 280 years in print, the world's oldest continuously published newspaper is stopping the presses in favor of a digital presence.<p>Lloyd's List, which was founded …

The First Real Amazon Tablet

Perhaps the only thing you need to know about Amazon’s new Kindle Fire HDX tablets is that if you turn off a feature that allows an Amazon representative—a live human—to appear on your Kindle and take control of it, you would be, in Jeff Bezos’s words, “disabling the greatest feature we’ve ever …

Don’t price your ebook at $1.99

Advertisement<p>28 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / photo.ua<p>What’s the right price for your self-published ebook? You’ll probably want to stay in the …

Random House Launches Curated Magazines on Flipboard

Random House has partnered with Flipboard, the popular news and social media aggregation application, to become the first ever book publisher to …

Publishers, Readers And The End Of Booksellers

If publishers finally begin treating readers as their end customers, it will mean cutting booksellers out of the equation, said <i>The Bookseller</i>’s editor Philip Jones in last week’s editorial, <i>Embracing Complexity</i> (online as <i>A Complex Trade</i>). Jones wrote:<p>It has become fashionable recently to take …

No, Books Should Not Tell You How Long It Will Take To Read Them | The Digital Reader

Shares 19<p>Dennis Abrams has a post over on Publishing Perspectives that asks a question that I would like to answer:<p>...Should books then come with a …

Pricing for Launch: Book 1 in a New Series, Go High or Low?

If you’ve been following my blog for a while (or since last Thursday), you know I’m releasing the first book in a new series next week. As an …

New iPhones: The reviews are in

So much for being underwhelmed.<p>After Apple's two new iPhones -- the 5S and 5C -- disappointed some observers when they were unveiled last week, the first round of reviewers are now rendering their verdicts after spending time with the devices.<p>And in contrast to initial reactions, which included …

BlackBerry Quietly Announces Its First Phablet — But Z30 Could Be Its Last Big Phone

BlackBerry has confirmed earlier rumours that it was flirting with building a phablet and quietly taken the wraps off its biggest phone yet: the all-touch BlackBerry Z30 packs a 5-inch Super AMOLED display, which puts it on the cusp of phablet territory and a step up on the the screen real estate …

Kobo Donates 3,500 e-Readers to Canadian Native Youth

Kobo has engaged in a new initiative that will see close to 3,500 Touch e-Readers distributed to Native youth in Canada. The company is also …

What’s Trending in Ebooks

While statistics don’t lie, the actual state of the ebook industry depends on which facts and figures you view.<p>When the <b>Association of American</b> …

E Ink talks Kindle displays, and a flexible approach to smartwatches - Pocket-lint

Some may think E Ink is a limited format, a poor cousin of the full-colour, all-singing and all-dancing LCD that graces each glossy tablet launch. …

10 Counterintuitive Tips for Self-Publishers

Hugh Howey smiles for a fan’s camera at BookExpo America in May.<p>By Porter Anderson<p>In today’s feature story, a pre-CONTEC interview with Hugh Howey …

The Future of the Traditional Bookstore in a Digital World

We live in a divided world where some people buy digital and the vast majority still buy the real thing. Major publishers are seeing 24% of their …

Amazon has '79% of e-book market in UK'

An Ofcom study into consumers' digital consumption has found that Amazon has a dominant 79% share of the e-book market in the UK.<p>The survey, carried …

Self-Publishing on a Shoestring: Amazon's Matchbook Program

There's a lot of buzz right now about Amazon's Matchbook Program. But only one traditional publishing house is willing to try it -- and only on a limited basis. So, where does that leave indie authors, who are wondering whether or not they should jump in?<p>In the catbird seat.<p>The way the Matchbook …

Leak: This Is Amazon's New Kindle Fire

Amazon is getting ready to release a new line of Kindle Fire HD tablets.<p>BGR got its hands on some photos of the next-generation tablet and it features a new angular design. The first thing we noticed is that the power and volume buttons have been moved to the back sides of the device.<p>Amazon is …

Apple's iPhlop: Stock plunges 5%

Apple may have created two new iPhones, but the latest models weren't enough to impress investors and analysts.<p>Shares of Apple (AAPL) tumbled more than 5% Wednesday. That drop, combined Tuesday's 2% slide in the stock, has erased nearly $35 billion in Apple's market value.<p>While Apple shares …

Apple's new iPhones: Hits and misses

The new iPhones are here, with plenty of new features. Some of them are great, and some of them ... not so much.<p>Overall, Apple's new iPhones are solid. The company managed to add some meaningful technology without straying too far from the top-of-the-line design and ease of use that has made Apple …

Hands On With Apple’s iPhone 5s: Focus On Photography And The Fingerprint

Apple’s iPhone 5s is a major improvement over the iPhone 5, packing some changes to the hardware beyond the usual spec and performance improvements we see from “s” advances on iPhone. The big splashy focus features here are the improved camera and the brand new fingerprint sensor built into the …