Monthly Archives: December 2010

Episode 17 – 2010 Year in Review

Duration: 1 hours, 30 minutes | Size: 41.37 MB

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Episode 17 – 2010 Year in Review

Our colleague Kyle joins us to discuss 2010: the year of the eBook.

News

  • iFlow Reader HD
    very cool scrolling, or screen-by-screen
    store purchases only
  • mobipocket ending distribution for Kindle store in favor of DTP. Wait, what?

    http://www.teleread.com/paul-biba/mobipocket-will-end-publishing-for-distribution-in-the-kindle-store/

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Episode 16

Duration: 41 minutes, 45 seconds | Size: 19.14 MB

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Episode 16

We catch up on eBook news of the past few weeks
Listener Feedback
Item of curiosity

  • .mobi files have increased in size since the release of KindleGen 1.1. Where are all the extra bytes coming from?

News

  • Nook Color updates (app store, but not full android market):

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eBook Ninjas Hiatus

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Joshua is off doing conferences and sharing his extensive knowledge of eBooks, so we’re taking a brief hiatus while he is away. But don’t worry, we’ll be back before the end of the year!

-EBN


Episode 15 – Children’s Books

Duration: 43 minutes, 12 seconds | Size: 19.81 MB

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Episode 15 – eBook Creation Applications.

News

  • Project Gutenberg and copyright issues

Listener Feedback
Children’s Books

  • Apps (Dr. Seuss, Disney, Animal Kingdom)
  • eBook (Winnie-the-Pooh, Shnoogle)
  • inherent disappointment
  • PDFs just aren’t a good solution for most eBook reading devices
  • Forget two-page spreads
  • Crop images, fit them into the text/story flow

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