ComiXology Unlimited: Thousands of digital comics for $6 per month

Reading comic books and graphic novels can be an expensive hobby, which is why I’ve been a fan of subscription services like Marvel Unlimited and Scribd, which allows you to read thousands of older titles for a fee ($10 per month or $69 per year for Marvel and $9 per month for Scribd). Now Amazon-owned comiXology is […]

Subscription eBook service Scribd adds 10,000 digital comics

Scribd is a sort of Netflix-for-eBook service that lets you access thousands of books for $9 per month. Now about 10,000 of those books include digital comics and graphic novels. The company has added titles from top comics publishers including Marvel, IDW/Top Shelf, Boom! Studios, and Dynamite. Titles include Spider-Man, X-Men, Transformers, the Dresden Files, […]

Lilbits (4-29-2014): Cheap(er) Kindles

Been holding off on picking up a Kindle eReader because the $69 starting price seems a bit steep? Amazon’s selling the latest Kindle for just $49. The Kindle Paperwhite is also $20 off this week, with a starting price of $99. Sure, it’s twice as expensive, but that’s still a pretty good deal for a […]

Lilbits (3-31-2014): Big day for Chromecast updates

Over the past few months we’ve seen a growing number of audio and video apps add support for Google’s Chromecast media streaming device. Today was a big day for updates, with Vudu, Crackle and Rdio launching new apps that support the $35 TV dongle and PlayOn launching a beta test. Don’t want to stream video […]

Lilbits (5-08-2013): Ouya game console tear-down, Marvel Unlimited comes to Android

The folks at iFixit may run a community with information on fixing broken gadgets, but you can’t fix it if it ain’t broke — and they’ve made a name for themselves by breaking down the latest gear to see what makes it tick… and whether it’s possible to put it back together again. Ouya’s $99 […]

Graphicly retires comic book apps, shifts to NOOK, Kindle, iPad bookstores

Graphicly provides a platform for digital comic books and other graphic works such as magazines and children’s books. Up until recently the company was probably best known for offering a series of apps for iOS, Android, and desktop computers that allowed you to read comic books. But today Graphicly announced that it’s retiring those apps. […]