Walt Mossberg reviews Shortcovers

Posted by Kobo January  15, 2009

Walt Mossberg, Personal Technology columnist for the Wall Street Journal writes the first detailed review of Shortcovers

” … Shortcovers, is from the large Canadian bookseller Indigo Books & Music. Due to show up in the App Store in the next few weeks, Shortcovers is a portal to sampling, buying and reading books, and will have a companion Web site. It will allow readers to get free samples of blogs, magazines and books — say, the first chapter — and then buy either the entire work or other individual chapters or sections, which the company calls “shortcovers.” ”

Read the whole article here:

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB123198329968084069.html

And watch the accompanying video here:

 

http://online.wsj.com/video/mossberg-on-ebook-software-for-iphone-ipod-touch/9E9041B7-FBC7-44CA-B920-059505F0E80E.html

 

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