E-reader ownership is dwindling with competition from other mobile devices

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As smartphones gain larger screens and tablets have smaller ones, these e-book reading devices are fading in popularity. According to new data that has been released by Pew Research, the ownership of e-reader mobile devices has reached an all-time low, having cut itself nearly in half when compared to data collected in previous years. Pew’s report on the data showed that this year, only 19 percent of adults currently own a dedicated e-reading device. This is a striking drop from the figure from 2014, at which time 32 percent of…

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Mcommerce a top focus for publishers and readers

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Ebooks have become a high priority for both consumers and the authors of the latest publications. Authors, publishing houses, and consumers alike are all beginning to choose the digital copy of books over the physically printed publications, giving many startups the opportunity to step into the market ahead of the established print giants, opening the door to mcommerce on a very broad scale. Many of these publishers are getting started with a number of controversial titles to draw attention to themselves. Though they may not be able to draw the…

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