2010-04-24

Canadian History of the Mobile eBook

This guy is no Steve Jobs, but he does supply us with some of the background with regards to recent history of Chapters-Indigo's foray into ebooks.


The main thing I learned was that Kobo is an anagram for book. Hopefully, this will help me remember what the app is called on my iPhone.


I use the Stanza, Kindle and Kobo ebook iPhone readers. Stanza usually has the best section, as it is an app that allows access to many ebook stores. Kindle ebooks are usually cheaper, as they don't charge Canadian sales tax.


But when Kobo has the monopoly on the Canadian rights... 




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