Posted by: bluesyemre | May 9, 2014

5 Past Predictions for the Future of the Ebook

5 Past Predictions for the Future of the Ebook

 

  • The dream of the electronic library dates back to at least the 1950s — and arguably much earlier! But it wasn’t until the 1980s and 90s that our ebook dreams slowly became a high-tech reality. The electronic book has had quite a steady rise here in the early 21st century. Roughly 50 percent of Americans now own either a tablet or an e-reader (42 percent have a tablet, and 32 percent have an e-reader). But it took quite a bit of tinkering — not to mention marketing — to make them mainstream.

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