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Random House drastically raises the price of e-books for libraries

Random House drastically raises the price of e-books for libraries
Mar
05

Oddly, Random House deciding to triple the price of its e-books for libraries is being considered a compromise. While others, like Penguin, are pulling their electronic tomes from the virtual shelves of our lending institutions, Random House is at least willing to still play ball — even if it’s making its wares prohibitively expensive. Now […]

Random House drastically raises the price of e-books for libraries

Random House drastically raises the price of e-books for libraries
Mar
05

Oddly, Random House deciding to triple the price of its e-books for libraries is being considered a compromise. While others, like Penguin, are pulling their electronic tomes from the virtual shelves of our lending institutions, Random House is at least willing to still play ball — even if it’s making its wares prohibitively expensive. Now […]

Talkcast reminder, 10pm ET / 7 pm PT: Anticipation Edition

Talkcast reminder, 10pm ET / 7 pm PT: Anticipation Edition
Mar
05

Well! Another Sunday, another Talkcast. We’re warming up for the big touchable announcement this week, so that means the House of Crackpot Theories will be welcoming new guests and old friends alike. As always, Kelly hosting the show means there will be aftershow. Which could mean…well, anything really, all bets are off when the aftershow’s […]

AT&T Wants to Kill Its 2G Network [Att]

AT&T Wants to Kill Its 2G Network [Att]
Mar
04

It was bound to happen sooner or later, but it appears AT&T is ready to start transitioning users off their 2G EDGE network and getting them onto their 3G HSPA network. Letters went out this past week encouraging people to upgrade because their voice and data quality might suffer degradation. But why now? GigaOM thinks […]

AT&T urging customers to upgrade to 3G, possibly killing off 2G

AT&T urging customers to upgrade to 3G, possibly killing off 2G
Mar
04

In a move that is sure to surprise no one, it appears AT&T is getting ready to send its trusty 2G GSM network riding off into the sunset. MarketWatch is reporting that some Ma Bell customers have received letters, urging them to upgrade to a 3G or (gasp) 4G device and warning that service may […]

Mercedes Makes an Invisible Minivan: I Hope This Becomes an Official Option [Video]

Mercedes Makes an Invisible Minivan: I Hope This Becomes an Official Option [Video]
Mar
03

Mercedes claims that its new fuel cell technology results in vehicles with no omissions, so it’s as if they’re invisible to the environment. And to drive this fact home, literally, they created a vehicle that was invisible to everything else. More » Gizmodo

Apple crosses 25 billion App Store downloads, thanks all the little people

Apple crosses 25 billion App Store downloads, thanks all the little people
Mar
03

If you’ve ever downloaded an app from iTunes then congratulations, you are a part of history. Just a few minutes ago Apple notched its 25 billionth download, thanking all involved for getting there, and of course (like it did for 10 billion, and 1 billion), gifting the lucky individual who crossed the line with another […]


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