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iPhones and the future of publishing

By Tom Chatfield  

Coming to an iPhone near you: lots of books

There are now more than 45 million iPhones in the world, each offering more electronic diversions than you can shake a small stick at, via the highly profitable wonders of Apple’s App Store. And what, apart from making phone calls, are iPhone users and App developers expending most of their energies on? As of this September, the answer is an unexpected one: books. For the first time ever, books have…

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