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Subscription eBook service Scribd doesn’t include comics anymore

Less than two years after adding digital comic books to its library of content, Netflix-for-eBooks service Scribd has removed them. The Digital Reader reports that comics were pulled from the service with little fanfare, and that Scribd confirmed the news in a statement that claims “few actively took advantage of them” anyway. Scribd continues to […]

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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, […]

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Lilbits (5-23-2014): A smartwatch that could replace your phone?

Most smartwatches are wrist-worn devices that are meant to pair with your smartphone wirelessly so you can see messages on your wrist, maybe control media playback, or perform other actions without taking your phone out of your pocket. But Samsung is reportedly working on a smartwatch that doesn’t need a phone at all. You can […]

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Scribd launches eBook subscription service for $9 per month

Scribd is the latest company to jump into the Netflix-for-books space. For $8.99 per month, the company is offering users access to thousands of books which they can read on an iPhone, iPad, Android phone or tablet, or on any desktop or mobile device with a web browser. The company is partnering with Harper Collins, […]