The Oddities of Digital Books
At these tech conferences, you hear a lot about the enhanced ebook. There is the belief amongst some publishers that if they throw in some video and audio, we readers would be willing to pay more for a digital book. This might be true in some circumstances and I’m not discounting a market for enhanced books, but this is one area in which I wish publishers would learn how to walk before they started running. By that I mean, let’s perfect the plain old digital book. The following are a series of screen caps from Maili as she was browsing her Sony Reader and Kindle libraries of digital books. Click on the screencap to start a slideshow.