Aug 9 2007
In today’s New York Times tech section is an article about the growth of ebooks. The writer, Peter Wayner, offers up a summarization of places to buy ebooks (Fictionwise) and formats (Mobipocket and eReader) and devices (cellphones, PDA, and Sony Reader).
There isn’t anything that you haven’t read here on eBook Sunday but Wayner’s explanations are concise and easy to understand, if a bit simplistic. Some articles that we have compiled on the subject:
- Where to Buy
- What to use to read an ebook
- What desktop readers are there for Windows Computers?
- What is the difference between all of the formats?
- A new ebook reader’s perspective
The interesting part of the article is that it sounds like Fictionwise is testing formats for the iPhone (yeah) and that ebook sales have increased $4 million in revenue since last year to $8.1 million. Not bad ebooks, not bad.