eBooks

Is Tesla Really a Disruptor? (And Why the Answer Matters)

Tesla, Elon Musk’s automotive start-up, is having a very good year. In September, the company expects to begin shipping its all-electric Model 3 to non-employee customers, who have already logged 500,000 pre-orders. After reporting earnings earlier this month, its stock jumped, rocketing the …

Tesla

B&N’s Nook First Look Grants Access to eBooks Before Release

Barnes and Noble recently introduced a new promotion that gives Nook book customers early access to select new release titles. It’s called Nook First …

Barnes & Noble

I'm Leaving Kindle Unlimited.

To my loyal Amazon readers, I am so sorry.<p>I'm leaving Kindle Unlimited (KU).<p>Why? <b>Because Amazon isn't paying me fairly</b> any more. They aren't paying …

Publishing

Should eBooks Cost Less Than Paper Books?

It’s quite common to hear people complaining about the price of ebooks, especially when it comes to popular best selling titles.<p>It’s not unusual to …

Books

Release of New eBook, Italian Wine Unplugged: Grape by Grape

A new ebook that unpacks the biodiversity of Italian wine and its grapes has just been released online on Amazon in its beta version. Italian Wine …

Italian Wine

The Photographer’s Guide to Publishing Photo Books

E-mail: *<p>All photographs and illustrations that appear on the site are copyright of their respective owners. ©2005-2016 PhotoShelter, Inc.<p>We’ve …

Photography

A local publisher recently attended a symposium on adding audio to eBooks. Here’s what she learned.

<i>By Andri Johnston, Digital Sales Coordinator: Jonathan Ball Publishers</i>On Friday 4 August the digital publishing industry got together to attend the …

Publishing

What’s the Best eBook Reader Model of All Time?

I’ve tested and used dozens of ebook readers over the past 8 years since launching The-eBook-Reader.com, and sometimes people ask me what’s the best …

eReaders

High costs hamper expansion of Perth library’s ebook buying program

https://www.insideottawavalley.com/news-story/7486257-high-costs-hamper-expansion-of-perth-library-s-ebook-buying-program/<p>Ebooks not as cheap for …

Perth

TradePub offers three programming eBooks for free (Reg. up to $20)

TradePub is offering the following eBooks to download for <b>free</b> after you fill out a short form. Typically, you would spend a few dollars at least for the Kindle version of these publications. Here are the titles:<p>If you want to learn how to use Linux and level up your career but are pressed for time, …

Gear & Gadgets

How much is an old Kindle worth?

Do you have an old ones lying around?<p><b>Find out how much your Amazon Kindle is worth for resale, including the Kindle Fire and Kindle Paperwhite</b><p>Love …

Amazon

Kindle First August eBook freebies from Amazon

Amazon has announced August’s batch of <b>free</b> Kindle First eBooks for Prime members. Subscribers to Amazon’s 2-day shipping service receive early access to new Kindle books for <b>free</b> (Reg. $6) before these titles are released.<p>Swing by the official Kindle first hub to see each of this month’s freebies. …

Kindle

iOS 11 by Tutorials: First 4 Chapters Now Available!

Great news everyone: The first early access release of iOS 11 by Tutorials is now available, and we can finally reveal the winner of the cover …

iOS

Prince of Darkness

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Samsung Galaxy

My favorite app gets me access to hundreds of thousands of books — and it's only $9

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>When I was 20 and planning on studying abroad, I needed to make the most money I could the summer before.<p>I was self-aware enough to know I …

Sheet Music

Here’s a Nifty Hack for Emailing Your Epub eBooks to Kindle Without Conversion

Amazon has offered a free ebook conversion service for as long as they have sold the Kindle. Simply email them a compatible file and they will …

Kindle

Why stichomancy is going to be your new obsession

Our tarot reader shares why you need this in your life…<p>Stichomancy is an ancient form of fortune telling which ANYONE can do, straightaway. You simply open a book at random and apply your question, theme or issue to the first sentence your gaze falls upon. Seriously, it's THAT simple.<p>Traditionally, …

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

90% off ALL our ebooks!

Until Friday, July 28, at 23.59 (Pacific Time) we have 90% off ALL the ebooks across our site! Now is the time to add something to your reading list …

Books

How to remove books from a Kindle

Is your Kindle Oasis or Kindle Paperwhite getting filled up with stuff you’ll only read once? Do you just need to clear up some room? Kindles are …

iOS

On eBooks Being a Dead Format

Have you ever had one of those moments where you kinda sorta agree with someone's conclusion and yet still disagree with many of the assumptions that …

Publishing

E-books for Toddlers May Help Promote Reading

I'll never forget the time that my toddler was sitting on the couch reading a paper book with me. As she went to turn the page, she tried swiping the …

Family

23 Easy AF Cookbooks Anyone Who's Bad At Cooking Should Own

So...... how do I turn the stove on?

Cookbooks

Dirt Cheap Ebooks: The Fifth Season by N. K. Jemsin

Welcome to another installment of Dirt Cheap Ebooks: a regular feature in which Unbound Worlds highlights a fantasy or science-fiction novel …

Books

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone to be Released as Enhanced Kindle in Motion eBook

Here's some news that will keep Potter fandom on the edge of their sat until September: I've just heard that a new enhanced Harry Potter ebook will …

Harry Potter

You Can Now Gift a Kindle eBook From the Manage Your Content & Devices Page

Amazon customers have long had the option of buying a copy of an ebook as a gift simply by visiting a book's listing on Amazon.com. Now we can do the …

Kindle

China's Online Reading Craze Is So Big It's Challenging Amazon's Kindle

To Yuwei Pan, a regular fix of Chinese novels on her smartphone makes her daily commute a pleasure. But these aren’t just normal stories. Chinese e-books are often serialized; readers wait for the latest chapters of a story, much like viewers catch up with the newest episodes of <i>Game of Thrones.</i><p>They …

Technology

Multi-Million eBook Giveaway From Microsoft — Limited Time Offer

Some readers of The Gate who travel are involved in various forms of information technology while traveling; and if that includes such software and …

Microsoft

6 Things to Know About Sarah Stage – the Original Fit Mom

Model Sarah Stage is once again making waves on social media for her barely-there baby bump, but this is nothing new for the fit mom. Here’s what you …

Fitness

If you’re a serial e-reader, you have to download these iPhone e-reader apps to take your e-reading experience to the next level!

Regardless of the chosen medium, reading is good for you. The stories that you read and that come to life in your mind – creating a de facto …

Barnes & Noble

Microsoft is giving away eleventy bazillion eBooks. Go get em!

Did you know that around this time every year that Microsoft gives away a selection of eBooks? Me neither, but now I know because former Gadgeteer …

Microsoft