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Six of the Best Tech Gifts for the Woman in Your Life

Andrea Smith | Posted 02.20.2015 | Technology
Andrea Smith

Still shopping for the holidays? Don't panic, there's still time. We know sometimes it takes a while to find that perfect gift for the woman who has everything. Whether you know her as mom, spouse, daughter or just a friend, here are six great tech gifts ideas for the woman in your life.

「月刊群雛 (GunSu) 2014年09月号」のオンデマンド印刷版・電子版を販売開始しました

鷹野 凌 | Posted 10.25.2014 | Japan
鷹野 凌

日本独立作家同盟(呼びかけ人 兼 代表:鷹野 凌)は8月26日、同同盟に加入するセルフパブリッシング(自己出版)作家の知名度向上と作品の紹介および販売促進を目的とした「月刊群雛 (GunSu) ~インディーズ作家を応援するマガジン~」第8号のオンデマンド印刷版と電子版を、株式会社BCCKS(東京都品川区)の提供するサービスにて同時発売しました。

eBook Preorders Help Indie Authors Hit Bestseller Lists

Mark Coker | Posted 10.20.2013 | Books
Mark Coker

Self-published ebook authors now have a powerful new merchandising tool to make their books more discoverable and desirable to readers: Preorders at Apple iBooks, Barnes & Noble and Kobo.

Conversations With Women Who Miss Their Mothers

Elizabeth Benedict | Posted 07.01.2013 | Women
Elizabeth Benedict

This Mother's Day, I'm steeped in the subject of missing mothers. I've found myself in many private conversations, and a growing public conversation, about how we cope (or don't cope) when mothers are gone, whether they've passed away or are lost to dementia.

The Coming Battle of E-Readers

Warren Adler | Posted 07.04.2012 | Books
Warren Adler

Okay, so now we know where the e-book is going. Ever upward. To have predicted that twelve years ago, when I had all my novels reversed from major pu...

Don't Believe the eBook Monopoly Ploy

Warren Adler | Posted 06.26.2012 | Books
Warren Adler

The new ploy by book publishers is to characterize Amazon as a monopoly poised to take over and dictate terms and run rampant over those who create ebook content.

Are We Suffering From eReader Fatigue?

| Posted 02.08.2012 | Books

By Holly Robinson for Jocelyn Kelley loves the heft of a book in her hands and the physical act of turning pages. “Flipping the p...

Has Anyone Seen My Pencil?

Harry Freedman | Posted 02.14.2012 | Media
Harry Freedman

Handwriting is in decline. But writing is on the increase. Paradoxical isn't it? Think about it. How often do you pick up a pen these days? I bet it'...

Apple Sets Rules For Kobo

The Bookseller | Posted 09.24.2011 | Books

Kobo has removed the direct e-bookselling links from its Apple apps, following new rules brought in by Apple earlier this year....

Kobo And Nook Step Up The eReader Game | Posted 08.09.2011 | Books

This week, though, e-book readers just took their first slimy steps out of the primordial soup. Both Barnes & Noble and Kobo, its far less advertis...

Yes, People DID Buy A Heck Of A Lot Of eReaders Over Christmas

The Digital Reader | Posted 07.27.2011 | Books

You’re looking at data collected by Google. You can probably guess that the lines on this chart represent how often the search terms are entered int...

Kobo eReader Claims 10% Of American Market | 0 0 | Posted 07.24.2011 | Books

BookExpo America is upon us, and all the talk at the New York publishing fair is of booming e-book sales and where that leaves hardbacks and paperback...

New Touchscreen eReader Unveiled

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 07.23.2011 | Technology

Kobo is rolling out a new touchscreen ereader. The Kobo eReader Touch Edition will sell for $129.99, starting in early June. Like other reading-ded...

Are Bookstores the Dinosaurs of the Technology Age?

Beverley Golden | Posted 07.11.2011 | Books
Beverley Golden

Imagine a world with no bookstores. Personally, I just won't do it, because for me, this thought kept returning: bookstores are magical places.

How eBook Reader Bill Of Rights Benefits Authors

Digital Book World | Andy Woodworth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

About a week ago, Sarah and I posted the Ebook Reader’s Bill of Rights. We’ve watched it bounce all over the blogosphere much to our mutual deligh...

The Author Uprising Against Big Publishing

Mark Coker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Mark Coker

At the heart of every revolution is a loss of faith in the prevailing regime. And a revolution is brewing that will topple Big Publishing as we know it.

Christmas Gifts 2010

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

There is a case to be made for the fact that 2010 will be remembered as the year eBooks solidified themselves as a veritable cultural mainstay. It wil...

Thriller Author James Patterson Aims To Improve The Narratives Of Games

ZDNet | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Turns out, Patterson was more interested in adding better narrative to games (a worthy cause, IMHO), but seemed skeptical about the idea of gamifying ...

Kobo Brings Social Aspects To eBooks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Kobo has launched Reading Life on the iPad, a new app which the company has labelled the "first social e-reading experience." The idea is users will ...

e-Reader Comparison | By Jon Chase | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

With Amazon's recent announcement that digital e-books outsold hardcover books for the first time, and paperbacks destined to a similar fate in the ne...

Indigo Books Loses Big On Kobo Investment

Reuters | Posted 05.26.2011 | Books

TORONTO, Aug 9 (Reuters) - Indigo Books & Music Inc (IDG.TO), Canada's largest bookstore chain, posted a greater-than-expected quarterly loss on Monda...

To Judge a Nook By Its Cover

Melanie Benjamin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Melanie Benjamin

I'm not opposed to e-Readers. I can see the appeal of them, especially for commuters. But for the first time I realized, as a reader, a very big drawback to these devices, and that is -- nobody can tell what you're reading.

Move Over Gutenberg: Will E-Books Spell the End of Paper And Ink?

Paul Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Paul Levine

Funny, I don't recall anyone blissfully sniffing their books until the threat from e-publishing appeared. Now, readers can't resist comparing their moldy old tomes to the finest Bordeaux.

Borders Launches eBook Store: Will They Catch Amazon?

Reuters | Phil Wahba | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Borders Group Inc's electronic bookstore went live on Wednesday and the head of its bookselling business predicted that it would quickly catch up with...

eBook Bestsellers From Kobo: The Top eBooks From Fiction To Freebies And More (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

For a long time, Amazon was the only real option out there for buying eBooks. But a lot has changed in the eBook business recently. Barnes & Noble bec...