Google complete it’s service to the North American eBook market by today announcing that they will now sell eBooks north of the border in Canada as well as the US. The deal comes almost a year since the launch of the Google eBook store in the US last December.
eBook store Canada includes deals with Canadian publishers and according to the press release “hundreds of thousands of titles will be available for purchase” those free use books are there too as free downloads.
But be careful! the Google Store will not Synchronize with that new Kindle so your narrowing your choice of device to the other eBook readers out there which includes the very competent Sony Readers, Nook and the Barnes and Noble device.
Books will be synced across devices via the cloud or as the Canadians will pronounce it ‘clude’! J The Google store boasts partnerships with publishers including Penguin, Random House, HarperCollins, House of Anansi, Dundurn and McGill-Queen’s University Press.
In other news Google released and then pulled their first iPhone app with reports not looking good Teccrunch list the 5 things they would like to see in the App when it is relaunched – this blog thinks that Google did this as a way to show how more sophisticated their Android Gmail App really is and how they want to keep it similar in some ways to Facebook’s launch of their native App earlier this year it crashed immeadiately and caused a real stir, another case of would’nt rather than could’nt?
And more other news there is reportedly a Nook 2 to be announced in Color November 7th