eBook News in Review: Cheap eReaders; Apple press conference; Pricing Debate

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As you head off for weekend fun, here is a roundup of what happened this past week in eBooks.

Apple called a press conference after complaints about their iPhone 4 antennas and said they’d give away free bumpers to owners.

Barnes & Noble started giving away free eBooks. Readers pointed out that these are already available in the public domain.

Open Road Media announced that its going to release Iris Murdoch books digitally.

We looked at Apple’s eBbook censorship.

We posted a video on how to use iBooks on your iPhone.

Oprah said she plans to bring eBooks to the iPad.

Ransom Stephens was highlighted in our Digital Writer Spotlight.

eBook sales rose 162% in May.

Sony eReaders went for $99
and then sold out.

Amazon sold refurbished Kindles for $109.

Sandra Brown said eBooks should cost more and readers disagreed.