Mar 18 2009
For a cool grand, you can buy the first color ebook reader. It has an 8″ color screen, bluetooth, wi fi, a touchscreen, USB port. It’s based off Windows CE so you could run any number of software reading programs like MS Lit, eReader or Mobipocket off of it. The battery life is supposedly 40 hours.
A less expensive, but feature rich, ebook reader is the new BeBook which features a screen that accepts handwritten notes and is equipped with WiFi and 3G.
LeAnn Rimes is filming Nora Roberts’ Northern Lights and is having a little romance of her own, only not with her husband. Instead the two married co stars of Northern Lights were caught practicing their love scenes (only kissing) at a local bar in Laguna Beach. My thoughts? How can they film a movie about Alaska in Laguna Beach?
Scribd, the bain of some authors because of the tendency of users to put up pirated copies of books, is inking more legitimate publisher partnerships. To date, the company has raised $12.8 million and has the following agreements: Random House, Simon & Schuster, Workman Publishing, Berrett-Koehler, Thomas Nelson, and Manning Publications.