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Judge your iPad by its literary masterpiece book cover

Turn your Kindle Fire into "Slaughterhouse-Five" and your iPad into "Atlas Shrugged" with Out of Print's real hardcover-bound cases.

By July 19, 2012


Google censors 'Lolita,' but not 'bestiality'

Following revelations that cell phones running on Android replace rude words with hash marks, it appears that works such as "Lolita" and "Best Little Whorehouse in Texas" are also censored.

By January 31, 2010


Police-sketch software puts faces on fiction characters

New Tumblr blog applies facial-composite program to descriptions of characters in a variety of novels--from Dr. Robert Vaughn in J.G. Ballard's "Crash" to Humbert Humbert of "Lolita."

By February 15, 2012


Speck iPhone 4 cases go literary

Speck and Out of Print have teamed up to create a set of iPhone 4 cases that have a literary slant.

By April 26, 2011


Agent cuts out publishers in Kindle deal

Wylie Agency partners with Amazon to publish 20 Kindle titles from influential literary figures. The deal runs for two years and points to a sign of things to come in the publishing industry.

By July 22, 2010


Does Google wish the iPad didn't exist?

A simple Google search for "disk space on iPad" doesn't offer you quite what you'd think. The Google search engine feigns incomprehension.

By February 1, 2010


Tough task: Designing a game about your 'first time'

At the Game Design Challenge at the Game Developers Conference, several top designers duked it out for the annual contest's crown. The topic: losing one's virginity.

By March 25, 2009


Amazon caters to long tail with out-of-print CDs

A new program from Amazon will print single copies of discontinued CDs as fans order them. Record labels win by gaining a new way to sell their back catalog without maintaining big stocks of unsold records, and fans win by having more music available.

By March 11, 2009


Hey, Nokia: Geeky dudes don't want pink hats

The handset manufacturer throws a party in Miami, where plenty of developers are in town for the Future of Web Apps conference. But it really tanks on the swag.

By February 29, 2008


LiveJournal apologizes for mass deletion

Following Six Apart's deletion of 500 journals, users stage a blistering backlash and the company moves to make amends.

By May 31, 2007