Amazon Sulk & Eat Touchco While Macmillan Wait

While Amazon behave like the sulking teenager and continue to drag their feet and delay the return of buy buttons to Macmillan’s listed catalogue, the Amazon corporate and development moguls are not letting the grass grow under their feet. Following the media glare last week on Apple’s new iPad, the New York Times technology section […]

Patience May Be A Virtue For Arrival of UK Apple iPad

Following the initial fanfare for Apple’s iPad media party on Wednesday and considerable review and discussion on the tablet device, more sobering reflection and comment is beginning to emerge. Much focus has been made of Apple’s mirror sites globally and the fact that iBooks, the device’s dedicated store platform for e-books will only be available in the United […]

ePub The Standard For Apple iPad (Updated – Thurs 28th Jan)

What will Apple’s iPad mean for self-publishers? Well, it’s early to over-speculate and second-guess publishers, particularly e-publishers and independent and small presses. Apple have spent the past few weeks getting major New York publishing houses on-board. Indeed, rumors suggest some of those deals were only signed off in the past few days. We have not heard all the […]