Lovers of digital literature are used to reading on a hand-sized interface. E-book readers for iPhone, iPad, and Android abound, as well as dedicated reading devices like the Kindle and Nook. For those looking to read an ePub on a larger screen, we’ll look at the best Mac e-book reader apps available in 2018. Kitabu […]
iOS 7 is pretty darn awesome. I keep finding more things I love about it. But there’s one glaring oversight in iOS 7’s redesign: iBooks has been left out in the cold. What’s the deal?
Apple is under fire from the United States Department of Justice for allegations that it has conspired with other book publishers to illegally fix the prices of e-books. The DOJ has has said that Apple’s defense against the allegations are unconvincing and “untethered from both precedent and logic.”
When Scott Forstall left Apple last October, Jony Ive took over most of his responsibilities at the Human Interface department. This means that Apple’s hardware design genius is now dipping his hands into software design. Ive is said to have a large influence in the development of a future version of iOS, and if the […]
Thin is in. That seemed to be the prevailing message at Apple’s final media event in 2012, which just ended a short while ago. Apple showed off new, razor-thin iMacs, a 13″ MacBook Pro with Retina Display, and the long-awaited iPad Mini. Here’s a complete rundown of everything you need to know.
In case you haven’t heard, all seven Harry Potter novels were released today as ebooks, for the first time ever. At first blush, it looks as though all of the ebook retailers are selling the Potter ebooks — except for iBooks. But take a closer look: who’s snubbing who?
Apple’s inexpensive new textbooks were downloaded 350,000 times in their first three days. Take a second and let that number sink in. The education revolution is in full swing.
Today’s big announcement from New York City is out, and it’s exactly what everyone was expecting: a new kind of textbook. But the real news comes from the big-name textbook publishers already on board, and the free and simple new book creation tool for OS X.
Multiple news outlets are quoting insider sources today who say that Apple is planning one of its “keynote”-style media events to tout a new product. But this time, there’s a twist. Instead of Apple’s home turf of California, this one is going to be held in New York. Which begs the question: why the move?
My mother is a big fan of the iPad my wife and I bought her for mother’s day, and it’s completely changed the way she does things. She hasn’t been in Barnes & Noble in over four months, and she used to spend a good portion of her free time at the bookstore. For her, […]
I’ve spoken pretty extensively about my mother’s day gift of an iPad, but over this past weekend, another revelation came to my mother which she excitedly showed me. But first, a little background. My mother is an avid reader. She picks up a 300-page book on a Monday and it’s typically done by Tuesday night, […]
One of the cool things about the iPhone 4 and iOS4 on the 3GS is the customizable home screen background. This is also a problem, as some backgrounds are more distracting than others, and can detract from the overall clean appearance of the desktop. Where some people see problems, other people see Â opportunities. Jeff Broderick […]
I’m not quite sure how this one works out, but here’s the deal. Cult of Mac is reporting that Steve Jobs has stated that Apple owns 22% of the book market. Really? Although much talk aboutÂ Apple’s recent announcement revolves around the newÂ iPhone, CEO Steve Jobs had some interesting news concerning its long-standing competition with Amazon […]
[Photo Credit: Adam Jackson / Flickr] Here it is, our big wrap up of Steve Jobs’ keynote speech at WWDC 10. This is going to be written as it goes, with more formal posts in the coming days to discuss the nuances of the big reveal(s). *iBooks for iPad – Update to the app. Table […]
When Apple introduced the iPad, it was instantly touted as a competitor to the Amazon Kindle and Barnes & Noble Nook. The difference between the iPad and those other devices though is that the iPad can run other programs – including those by Amazon and Barnes & Noble – making it an all-in-one proposition. Barnes […]