Amazon Announces New Fire HD Tablet Under $100

Amazon has introduced the new Fire HD tablet, including a 6″ model priced at just $99, and a 7″ model priced at $139.  They are available for pre-order now and will start shipping in October. “Fire HD is the most powerful tablet under $100,” said Jeff Bezos, Amazon.com Founder and CEO. “The new Fire HD […]

E-Publishing News Round-Up for 10 August

Here is a quick round-up of some of the news in ebook publishing over the past week. 5 Reasons Social Media Will Always Sell More Books …brought to you by multi-channel marketer and digital strategist Peter McCarthy who has more than 15 years experience in publishing. Read more >> Amazon Releases New Updates for Kindle […]

Indie Publishing Weekly Blog Roundup for 19 July

Here’s a quick roundup of posts from indie and e-publishing blogs over the past seven days. Japan’s Leading Online Retailer Rakuten Joins Forces With Kobo To “Destroy Amazon” “For a nation of technology-loving avid readers, Japan has been slow to join the digital publishing revolution… But that could all be about to change from Thursday, […]

B&N Plan International Expansion Following New Tablet Launch

Barnes & Nobel launched their new Nook Tablet this week, with chief executive William Lynch reportedly revealing that they have plans to expand their ebook service internationally within the next four months. According to their press release Barnes & Noble “today expanded its portfolio of bestselling NOOK® devices with the introduction of NOOK Tablet, the company’s fastest and lightest tablet with […]

Amazon Announces New Kindle Format 8

Update to this post: The new KindleGen 2 and Kindle Previewer with Kindle Format 8 (KF8) support are now available for download. See http://amzn.to/kf-8 Amazon have announced a new Kindle Format 8  with HTML5 Support and will be introducing a bunch of enhancements to their Kindle Publisher Tools and Publishing Guidelines. “KF8 is the next […]