Books & eBooks I know, but this is equallyÂ relevantÂ to comics and digital comics!
These days, tablets are big news in the tech world. Of course, they’ve been big news since 2010, when Apple launched its iPad and helped usher in yet another must-have device.
But last month, online retailer Amazon poured gasoline on the flames with its own foray into the market â€” the Kindle Fire. Priced at $199, the Kindle Fire could sell 5 million units in the fourth quarter, by some estimates.
Of course, the Kindle â€” and to a lesser extent the iPad â€” are used as e-readers. So what does the ascendance of tablets mean for traditional ink-and-paper retailers? You know, bookstores?
There have already been some possible harbingers â€” Borders Group, the Michigan-based bookselling chain, closed all its remaining stores this year after failing to react quickly enough to technology advances (like e-books, for one).
For their part, local booksellers say that e-books haven’t hurt their business.
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Some thoughts on some of this weeks digital comics from IDW Publishing – Dick Tracy: Dead or Alive #3, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder in Hell #1, Judge Dredd: Toxic #3 and Teenage Mutant Ninja […]