How to Buy Ebooks From Anywhere and Still Read Them All in One Place

Most ebook sellers try to lock you into a particular ecosystem. If you don't mind buying from the same company every time, this isn't too bad, but you lose the ability to comparison shop, as well as making it difficult to switch apps. Fortunately, there's a way around this problem. » 3/28/14 10:20am 3/28/14 10:20am

Reminder: The iPad Will Read DRM-Free Ebooks From Your Nook or Sony Reader

In case you missed Giz Explains the other day—which lays out the entire ebook format and DRM landscape—the iPad will support DRM-free ePub books, in case you've got some on your Sony Reader or B&N Nook. If you've got a Kindle on the other hand, you're SOL, since it uses its very own ebook format. [Apple] » 3/12/10 10:47am 3/12/10 10:47am

Sony Opens Up More E-Book Formats For Reader

A firmware update scheduled to drop later this week will allow Sony Readers to use the .epub format, an open standard (with DRM support) that has the backing of several major book publishers. This means you'll be able to get books from sources other than Sony's own Connect store, which currently only has one third the… » 7/24/08 9:08am 7/24/08 9:08am