Monday February 24, 2020

The e-book lowdown

Adrian Weckler presents a quick primer to everything you ever wanted to know about e-books, but were afraid to ask.

1st September, 2012

Basic e-book readers have now fallen below the €100 price threshold. But is it easy to get e-books onto them? How much do they cost? And what are their limitations? Here's a quick guide.

The e-book editions of popular best-selling titles cost roughly the same as the printed editions. There are a few reasons for this, ranging from Vat on e-books (e-books are technically regarded as software services in the EU) to a fear among...

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