More on E-books

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More on E-books

Post by Tall Tyrion on Thu May 12, 2011 6:13 pm

I know I'm the resident skeptic on e-books, but when issues like this keep cropping up, I keep right on being skeptical.

A company that produced an app to sell e-books on Apple products is going out of business because Apple glommed up all their profits:

http://technologizer.com/2011/05/11/apples-e-book-policy-claims-an-early-victim/

And here is a column by a fan of e-books that illustrates perfectly why I just don't trust them.

http://technologizer.com/2011/02/05/apple-ipad-iphone-kindle/

Here's the money quote:

One nice thing about dead-tree books, even though they cost more than electronic ones and take up more space: Once you own one, its capabilities aren’t subject to change…

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Post by Mercedes on Thu May 12, 2011 7:56 pm

Dead-tree books? lol

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