European Commission seeks feedback on commitments offered by Amazon in e-book investigation
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The European Commission is inviting comments on commitments offered by Amazon to address competition concerns relating to parity clauses in contracts with publishers. The clauses may breach EU antitrust rules and result in reduced competition among e-book distributors, and less … Read More

EU Commission accepts legally binding commitments for sale of e-books
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EU Commission accepts legally binding commitments from Simon & Schuster, Harper Collins, Hachette, Holtzbrinck and Apple for sale of e-books The European Commission has adopted a decision that renders legally binding commitments offered by Apple and four international publishers – … Read More

Supported formats and available contents for Amazon’s Kindle
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Kindle reads the electronic document in Amazon‘s AZW proprietary format file (KF8 for the last files), it supports TXT format and MP3 audio format and audio book format but from the company Audible.com, but not EPUB format supported by many … Read More

Comic book archive
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Filename extension: .cbr, .cbz, .cbt, .cba, .cb7 (containers) Internet media type: application/x-cbr Type of format: Multimedia, archive file Container for: Images Standard: None The comic book archive is a computer file format mainly adapted to comics as raster images encapsulated … Read More

iBooks
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iBooks is an application to acquire digital books in an online store and then read them on screen. iBooks is freely distributed by Apple. Accessible by any writer, it allows to stream content avoiding intermediaries. Presentation iBooks is available for … Read More

EPUB Software
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EPUB Managers Application Free software Environment Comments Calibre Oui Linux, Mac OS X et Microsoft Windows reader, editor and converter EPUB iBooks Non OS X et iOS Included in OS X since 10.9 EPUB Readers Application Free software Environment Comments … Read More

iBooks Author
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Original author: Apple Inc. Initial release: January 19, 2012 Operating system: OS X 10.9 or later Size: 412 MB Available in: 19 Languages Type: Word processor, Desktop publishing, Digital distribution License: Proprietary Website: www.apple.com/ibooks-author/ iBooks Author is a software developed by Apple … Read More

e-Book conversion with Calibre
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e-Book conversion to various digital formats One of the main features of Calibre is the conversion of e-books to and from the main formats used by e-readers and other digital players. Source formats: AZW3 (Amazon proprietary format), CBZ, CBR, CBC, … Read More

Sigil
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Original author: Strahinja Marković Developer: John Schember Initial release: 2009 Written in: C++ (Qt) Operating system: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X and Linux Available in: English Type: Desktop publishing software License: GNU GPLv3 Website: code.google.com/p/sigil Sigil is an open source … Read More

Scribd
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Scribd is an online document sharing site since March 2007. Its headquarters are in San Francisco (United States). Scribd was founded in 2006 by Trip Adler. Scribd additionally offers a free document  reader 160 ko that loads intoJavaScript and Flash  … Read More

Caracteristici ale Amazon Kindle
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Actualizările sistemului de operare sunt proiectate pentru a fi făcute wireless și instalate automat în timpul unei perioade în modul adormire cu Wi-Fi activat. Kindle se încarcă utilizând fie portul USB al computerului sau un adaptor de curent alternativ. Kindle … Read More

Nook
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Nook is a brand of e-readers sold by Barnes & Noble in the US since 2009. These e-readers use Android operating system from Google. Technical specifications Four models of Nook are produced, from simple small e-reader equipped with a single … Read More

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