The lack of colour and connectedness on the new e-Reader devises makes the iPhone and iTouch look very desirable as a platform for downloadable multimedia fiction, but it seems Apple are proving to be secretive and cranky gatekeepers of the Apps Store, (where you can download books, games and gizmos, made by non-Apple developers), sparking worries that they could turn against independent initiatives if they got serious about the book market themselves.

This could be one of those web-fests of rumour-mongering that Tim Berners-Lee has been worrying about recently, but TeleRead's take on this is worth perusing


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