In what could be a sign that both companies are taking digital bookselling a little more seriously, Apple rejects Sony eReader app.
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although this late February speculation seems aggressive.
Amazon announced today, in characteristic if the eBook train departed from St. Louis at 9:45, travelling at an average speed of 62.5 MPH fashion, that they sold more eBooks than physical hardcovers over the past 3 months.
Jeff Bezos also said, Kindle sales have not suffered dramatically amid increased competition from the iPad and price reductions of other devices, but that Kindle has “reached a tipping point.”
Painting, Lumberjack, by Mike Force, 2003
regarding all things e-reader. Sue Halpern has a piece in NYROB weighing the virtues and flaws of the iPad.
Graphic by way of amnesiablog.com, in case you can’t tell.
Ken Auletta has an overview article in The New Yorker about the iPad, Kindle, and the current state of eBook publishing. The release of the iPad, at least temporarily, prevented Amazon from dictating the price of eBooks at $9.99, but will the new boss be the same as the old boss… hm?
Worth a read, although I never heard the iPad referred to as the “Jesus Pad,” in any self-respecting publishing circle, as the author claims.