Daily Archives: January 16, 2013

1903: Portraits Of Magazine Publishers

From a 1903 issue of Appleton’s Magazine:

The Men behind the Magazines

Personality counts in editing more than in any other branch of publishing, and more in these days than it used to in the old days when there was little or no competition in the magazine world. For years Harpers was our only illustrated magazine. As it had the field to itself it took things easily and waxed fat and prosperous. Then Scribners, now The Century, came along. Harpers stood in dumb amaze at its temerity and then it began to “hustle.” It was Scribners that first realized the value of general advertising. It was the late Roswell Smith, one of the founders and business manager of the original Scribners, who turned the tide of advertising toward the monthly magazines. Until that time Harpers had never allowed any advertisements except those of Messrs. Harper’s books to appear in its pages.

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Say Goodbye To eInk Readers This Year

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Rumors: Larger Display, Better Processor

Today though, the Galaxy Note 3 has surfaced again in a report from The Korea Times, the same publication which was the source of the original screen bump rumor back in December.

The publication again claims that the Galaxy Note 3 will be released later in the year and that when it does, it will feature a 6.3-inch display. However, it also looks like, unsurprisingly, that Samsung will be using a new processor inside of the Galaxy Note 3 as well.

Boldfaced emphasis added by me.

No, don’t ask me how the hell that will work. I still can’t wrap my head around the Ascend Mate with the 6.1″ display.

See it after the break next to the iPhone 5 to really blow your mind.

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Free Libraries Equal Free Minds

I found this in a 1905 issue of Every Where Magazine:


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