Concerned about Amazon.com's low pricing of ebooks, publishers had taken measures as early as 2009 such as "windowing," a practice of delaying ebook releases to benefit sales of hardcover editions, Apple said in a filing in an ebook price-fixing lawsuit.
Though Apple's taken strides with iBooks's interface and store, the Kindle app remains a very fine alternative.
The iTunes Store has, in many ways, been a pillar of success for Apple. But that doesn't mean it can't be improved upon: Here are a dozen ways we think it could become even better.
Part of Apple's campus is delayed until after a spaceship launch, iTunes sales aren't on the grow, and German iPhone users may once again be notified of their email *schnell*!
Siri's eidetic memory has an expiration date after all, Apple gets a brush off from some Antarctic birds, and Tim Cook reaches the end of his tether.
Amazon took not just a page from Apple's book, but apparently a whole site. Elsewhere, Intel is telling it like it is, and Jonathan Ive racks up yet another major award.
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There are many ways to read a book. Joel Mathis argues that you ought to cater your device choice to the kind of reading you're doing. And that, at the end of the day, there's a clear best choice.
Amazon.com will acquire Goodreads, a website that recommends books.