UK magazine, sweeties and celebrity autobiography retailer WH Smith has signed a deal with Canadian e-reader company Kobo, which will see the high street chain selling its e-reader over here, complete with access to "2.2m titles".
This is great news for Android users -- Google Books has finally appeared in the UK. Available on Android 2.1 and higher devices, the ebooks service has over two million free public-domain ebooks, plus a few hundred thousand for sale. [Android Market via Eurodroid]
Pottermore was supposed to be huge. Instead, it's a million crazed Potter fans, most of them kids, playing Harry Potter minigames. Great! Kids love minigames. But why the hell isn't Pottermore selling Harry Potter ebooks? They're blowing this, big time.