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. […]

Notion Ink Adam tablet to ship with LongBox comic book app

Notion Ink has been promising for ages that the company’s upcoming Adam tablet would be a multimedia powerhouse. And that’s not just because it packs NVIDIA Tegra graphics for handling HD video playback. Notion Ink also says the tablet will come with software that will let you download music, movies, comic books and other digital […]