January 20, 2012
Comments Off on An education revolution?
Today Apple announced its new initiatives in education, claiming they will spark a revolution in education. Lets look at the details to see if Apple’s claims hold up to scrutiny: Pricing $15 per textbook is quite a discount from the … Continue reading
November 29, 2011
Comments Off on Why do Amazon & Apple Hate Families?
Danny Sullivan writes in Why Do Amazon & Apple Hate Families?: With the Apple iPad and the Amazon Kindle Fire among the hot gifts for families this year, it’s pretty sad that neither device has any concept of “family” baked … Continue reading
September 3, 2011
Comments Off on When will a competitor for the iPad arrive?
The iPad is completely dominant in the tablet space. With around 70% market share, it is the product that every competitor’s product is measured against. And those competitors have all been failures so far. So why have they failed: They … Continue reading
August 29, 2011
Comments Off on Apparently books need trailers too
I’ve noticed more and more books on Amazon come with some kind of video introduction, but I had never made the connection. Books need video trailers now, just like music. Without the video, the product is just another unknown, unexciting … Continue reading