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In what was perhaps the shortest beta test in recent memory, the ebook distributor/retailer Smashwords has just officially launched their new Epub only distribution channel. Smashwords Direct had originally been announced late last year in the response to the requests from quite a few authors, publishers, and ebook pros (myself included). A lot of us…

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What is an ebook blog without ereader reviews? I don’t know, but that’s what this blog has been for quite some time. Today that changes. Several weeks ago I got a new ereader shipped to me from Europe. It’s the Boox i62HD Firefly, and it’s Onyx’s latest and greatest 6″ ereader with the new HD…

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It’s the last day of the year, and in many parts of the world the first of January marks a new set of works entering the public domain as copyrights expire either 50 years or 70 years after the death of the creators. The Public Domain Review has put together a short list of authors…

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How long have you been sitting behind a computer this year? Your desk job and screen time could be killing you–resolve to change your situation this year. A recent study found a significant increase in death risks in people that spend more than eight hours sitting every day. To help AppNewser readers cope with this…

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It’s a new year, and if you’re like me you have new gadgets. It’s time to fill them up with content. Here are 5 free graphic novels from the Kindle Store and iBookstore. All of these titles can be read on the Kindle Fire Android tablets or on the Kindle iPad and Android apps, and…