Reading a book in the iOS Books app; swiped over to the Home app so I could check the video feed of the toddler’s room (he’s up too late; being a bit ornery); swipe back to Books and it’s on the wrong page. Literally the first page of the chapter I just finished. (And the chapter I last navigated to from the ToC, which is probably the root of the issue.) How could it fuck that up so badly?
Seriously, the Kindle version of the book I’m looking at is $14.99 and the paperback is $9.49. WTF Scribner‽
I don’t understand e-book pricing. If I’m not going to pay $12.99 for a physical copy, I’m sure as hell not going to pay $12.99 for a DRM’d digital copy. I would however, probably pay $4.99 for it and I’d almost certainly buy it for $1.99. That’s ~$5 (or ~$2) for the publisher instead of $0. Digital volume is practically free. Make them cheap (but good) and sell them by the virtual boatloads.
@chartier May I make a suggestion? When you mention Fantastical features (menu-bar conference call indicator), mention whether it's Free, Included with former purchase, or Subscription. (In this case, it's subscription only.)
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