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

Aplicatii Amazon Kindle, comercializare
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Aplicatii Kindle Amazon a lansat o aplicaţie “Kindle pentru PC” la sfârșitul anului 2009, disponibilă pentru descărcat gratuit pentru Microsoft Windows 8, 7, Vista, şi XP. Aceasta aplicaţie permite citirea a mii de cărți pe un calculator personal, în format … Read More

Amazon Kindle
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Amazon Kindle, or Kindle, is a e-reader sold by Amazon.com. Launched on 19 November 2007 by Jeff Bezos, the international version of the device has been available since October 19, 2009 in more than 100 countries. The Kindle DX, the … Read More

Amazon Kindle
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Amazon Kindle este o serie de cititoare de cărți electronice proiectate și comercializate de Amazon.com. Dispozitivele Amazon Kindle permite utilizatorilor să cumpere, descarce, răsfoi și citi cărţi electronice, ziare, reviste, bloguri și alte suporturi digitale prin rețele fără fir. Platforma … Read More

Book economics – Descriptive elements
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Reading and editing From the perspective of the economy, editing and reading are respectively the supply and demand in the market of books. Internationally, the situation in this regard are very different. Meanwhile, time spent for reading is an important … Read More

Calibre
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Calibre is a free, cross-platform software, for managing digital books. Its creator is Kovid Goyal. Its main features are: Management of one or more libraries Converting books in various digital formats Changing the code e-books Synchronization with e-readers and other … Read More

EPUB
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Filename extension: .epub Internet media type: application/epub+zip (unofficial) Developed by: International Digital Publishing Forum (IDPF) Initial release: September 2007 Type of format: e-book file format Contained by: OEBPS Container Format (OCF) (ZIP) Extended from: Open eBook, XHTML, CSS, DTBook Open format: Yes EPUB (short for … Read More

e-Books or paper books?
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The digital format provides some features including the ability to carry an entire library with you, enlarge the font size, search for words throughout the text, using hypertext navigation features, highlight passages, add personal notes and bookmarks and seek internal … Read More

Short e-book history
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(Ángela Ruiz Robles with la Enciclopedia Mecánica, or the Mechanical Encyclopedia.) Even before the creation of the Internet, Michael Hart created, in 1971, Project Gutenberg, which aims to digitize books. The first book digitized by Project Gutenberg is the Declaration … Read More

e-Book advantages and disadvantages
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An e-book is a book published and distributed in digital format, available as a file that can be downloaded and stored to be read either on the screen of a personal computer, an e-reader, a touch pad, mobile phone or … Read More

e-Readers or tablet computers, for e-books?
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An e-book reader is a mobile device designed primarily for reading digital books. The device is equipped with a screen for reading and should allow the storage of digital publications in order to make personal digital library. The digital format … Read More

e-Book’s Digital Rights Management (DRM)
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Similarly in the field of music and movies, some publishers and retailers use systems digital rights management (DRM) to try to protect the works. Most of these systems are relatively inefficient and penalize its use in the reader of the … Read More

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