Welcome to the Good e-Reader Radio Show with Michael Kozlowski and Peter Carotenuto. Once a month, the boys offer you a way of the entire newest information within the audiobook, ebook, e-reader and e-note business. Today, you’ll perceive why audiobooks and digital books are so costly and a few of the the explanation why this has occurred. Audiobooks have at all times price extra, even going again to cassette and CD days. Engineers, well-known voices and billable hours is what drives costs up and audiobook gross sales are the quickest rising phase in digital publishing for the previous 5 years.
Kobo goes to be asserting a model new Clara HD 2 someday within the subsequent few weeks. It might be just like earlier era, besides will probably be waterproof, have a USB-C cable and Bluetooth compatibility for listening of audiobooks. It would be the first e-reader that’s fabricated from 100% recycled plastic, which might be one of many huge advertising and marketing messages to clients.
Why has Good e-Reader been reporting on a number of Kindle information these days? People have been sending emails and leaving feedback on our information articles and even our new Forum. One of the the explanation why, is that it’s the hottest e-reader on the earth and a number of new readers have been trying out the web site and are turning into common readers. Most of the Kindle information on-line is both shopping for guides, or critiques. We attempt and present new info or a collection of tutorials that aren’t accessible wherever else. Kindle drives views and that is how a distinct segment web site like Good e-Reader can proceed to pay all of our workers and our rising bills. Recently we gravitated from a devoted server to Amazon AWS and EC2, so we’re 100% within the cloud now. You may need seen that our web site pace has dramatically elevated up to now two months, this why.
Lots of tech blogs have been reviewing our InkNote Color that we designed, along with Bigme. The scores are usually 4/5 which is de facto strong and we’re proud.
Michael Kozlowski has been writing about audiobooks and e-readers for the previous twelve years. His articles have been picked up by main and native information sources and web sites such because the CBC, CNET, Engadget, Huffington Post and the New York Times. He Lives in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.