Best eBook Subscription Services Compared

Kindle-Deals

*+-Kindle wasn’t always the ubiquitously available service that it is today. Some libraries and companies offered PDF versions of less popular texts, but you had to read them on your notebook or desktop. Then eReaders came along and did for books what the iPod did for music. Today, eBooks are readily available and cheaper than […]

Digital Book Service Oyster Arrives for iPad, Invitation Free

Oyster for iPad

*+-Oyster, the service that allows users to rent books for a flat monthly fee, is now available on Apple’s iPad. Oyster formally announced the updated version of its iOS application this week. Users can download the new application from the iTunes App Store already. It comes complete with a darker design that doesn’t rely so much […]

Oyster Attempts to Bring Netflix-style Convenience to Books

Ouster aims to do for books what Netflix did for video.

*+-If Oyster, a new start-up based in the United States has its way, users won’t have to worry about the cost of individual books. Instead, they’d simply sign up for an unlimited subscription service. Oyster — which launched this week — allows users to sign up for just $9.95 and choose from a selection of […]