For the past three years, Apple has had a free Mac app - iBooks Author - available for creating textbooks compatible with the company's iBooks app. Today, Amazon announced a beta version of Kindle Textbook Creator, designed to let educators and autho...
While e-books are everywhere, electronic textbooks never really caught on, despite their potential to bring immersive learning at a lower cost. Amazon is trying to change that with the Kindle Textbook Creator, a free app from its newly formed Kindle...
Students will be able to take some weight off their shoulders and probably save some money with Amazon's new textbook creator.
Apple first released its iBooks Author Mac app for creating interactive textbooks for the iBooks Store back in 2012, and now Amazon is delivering its own textbook composing Mac app for publishing to the Kindle Store. Kindle Textbook Creator, announced today, is available in beta for both Mac and PC with the competitive benefit of publishing […]
We often think of digital textbooks as being read on iPads, and Apple rolled out iBooks Author, which lets users create textbooks and other interactive ebooks, in 2012. But Amazon, not…
Today, Amazon announced it’s releasing a new initiative that will make it easier for teachers and educators to get their materials onto Kindle products and apps. Called Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) EDU, it’s designed to help publish,...Show More Summary
With Kindle Textbook Creator, Amazon is expanding its Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) initiative to the teaching realm, letting them truned PDFs of course materials and textbooks into Kindle books, which can then be accessed via tablets, phones, and PCs.
Paper books are fighting back against e-books — at least according to the UK's biggest book retailer, Waterstones, which claims that sales of Amazon's Kindle have all but "disappeared," while print sales are climbing. According to the Financial Times, Waterstones says that sales of printed books grew by 5% in the last month of 2014. Show More Summary
This morning E Ink Holdings announced the availability of a new colour-changing film known as Prism that’s based on the company’s electronic paper technology used in devices like Amazon’s Kindle and the Pebble smartwatch. But the new material isn’t destined to finally bring a dash of colour to your electronic books. Show More Summary
This morning E Ink Holdings announced the availability of a new color-changing film known as Prism that's based on the company's electronic paper technology used in devices like Amazon's Kindle and the Pebble smartwatch. But the new material isn't destined to finally bring a dash of color to your electronic books. Show More Summary
Tomorrow, six Star Trek novels will go on sale in Amazon‘s Kindle Daily Deal. The books cover the original series, The Next Generation, and Deep Space Nine. The sale will drop the price of the Kindle versions of the six books to $1.99 each for twenty-four […]
Some self-published writers say their income has seen a large and rapid decrease under Amazon’s Kindle Unimited program, and argue that the system is unfair.
Graeme Reynolds, a UK-based author of horror novels, says he was unable to sell one of his bestselling books on Amazon’s Kindle library because his manuscript contained too many hyphens. In a blog post, Reynolds says Amazon’s automated...Show More Summary
Amazon's Kindle app for iPhone and iPad has been updated to version 4.6 with a number of important new features, including Book Browser, Goodreads integration, and more. It's now also easier to get book details, get information on a series, and more. Show More Summary
Amazon today rolled out a new version of its Kindle app for iOS that should make it easier for people to find and read books.
Amazon pushed out an updated version of its Kindle for iOS app today bringing a list of new features to the reading app. Kindle for iOS now includes integration with Goodreads, the social cataloging service it bought last year, allowing readers users to share book progress and completion status, quotes, and more Kindle to Goodreads. iPad […]
Kindle sales were up this Black Friday, as compared to sales of the devices last year, Amazon revealed this week. According to the Seattle-based giant, sales of Amazon’s Kindle Fire tablet were up 3x this Black Friday as compared toShow More Summary
The company's mum on the Fire Phone, though
Bargains on the Fire Phone follow a tepid public reception on the device
Subscription-based e-book lending service Scribd is now offering audiobooks, the company announced Thursday. Scribd is one of three top contenders -- alongside Oyster and Amazon's Kindle Unlimited -- in the race to become the leading Netflix-for-books provider.