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Netflix for Ebooks (Oyster) is here


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Initial post: Sep 25, 2013, 11:03:39 PM PDT
I have been trying Oyster for ebooks, the IOS app. There are a lot more selections than the website shows. I wonder when Amazon will jump on the bandwagon with a similar plan?

It's a great time for bookworms to be alive!

Karen in Seattle

In reply to an earlier post on Sep 25, 2013, 11:05:06 PM PDT
Miss Carol says:
Hasn't Oyster been around for a while? I thought I saw something about it when I first started hanging around this forum (2010 - when I bought my KK).

In reply to an earlier post on Sep 26, 2013, 12:51:20 AM PDT
Dorsie says:
Isn't this still in Beta test by invitation?

In reply to an earlier post on Sep 26, 2013, 5:26:37 AM PDT
I don't recall seeing the word Beta, however, what does it really mean anymore? Apple sends out an update to IOS and then fixes the bugs and I won't mention Microsoft. Oyster works well, I haven't had issues, but seems like they are very responsive to Facebook questions.
Karen, (early adopter, lol)

In reply to an earlier post on Sep 26, 2013, 5:34:19 AM PDT
There are huge differences in Beta and Production. Beta hasn't been fully developed and tested. It's almost impossible to create a large scale application that has NO bugs.

In reply to an earlier post on Sep 26, 2013, 6:13:05 AM PDT
saraf says:
Yes, it is.

In reply to an earlier post on Sep 26, 2013, 6:41:02 AM PDT
King Al says:
The major publishers HATE Amazon. Amazon will have a much harder time getting the cooperation of major publishers than Oyster.
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