The deal is the second digital books
partnership for Microsoft Corp, which earlier in August teamed up with the online unit of US bookseller Barnes & Noble to create an Internet digital book
The digital book
is an empty vessel and only contains text for as long as you want to use it, before deleting it to make room for more texts or storing them offline in your own digital library.
The accolade will encompass all forms of digital Arabic content available as digital books
and apps to highlight and reward the work of developers and publishers.
In focus groups after the initial test, Johnson said students didn't like the high cost of digital book
rental or the inability to resell digital textbooks.
The partnership's first digital book
app, titled A Charlie Brown Christmas, launched on Thursday and is narrated by the original voice of Charlie Brown, Peter Robbins.
Her plans also include the move into digital books
with the launch of the Kobo e-reader, above.
Simple Touch Reader weighed in at 7.48 ounces (212 grams), lighter than a typical paperback novel, and was described as easy to fit in a jacket pocket or handbag while being able to hold as many as 1,000 digital books
The list price of a digital book
must be between $2.99 and $9.99 and 20 percent below the lowest list price for the physical book.
Accordingly, some Taiwanese publishers have shown keen interest in establishing a joint venture, which will specialize in digital book
content publication as Amazon, and seek financial help from the Executive Yuan's National Development Fund to expand the market for e-book applications in the future.
The Reader Digital Book
holds about 160 eBooks or hundreds more with optional removable memory cards.
Pennsylvania State University Libraries and its English department will begin a year-long pilot project with student groups using the Sony Reader Digital Book
, a portable electronic reading device that can hold books, audio files, and other downloaded materials.
Which is why BookWhirl has pulled out all the stops and created the Digital Book