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The Mobile Story for Publishers: Told in Key Stats

Thad McIlroy

Thad McIlroy offers some statistics and key data on smartphones and tablets to help book publishers figure out how to address mobile technology.

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Entering a Children’s Picture Book, Literally and Digitally

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How can the digital age use the tried-and-true concept of a picture book to create something new and wonderful for children?

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Mexico’s Manuvo: Building Book Apps for Spanish Readers

Carlos Mondragón

Award-winning Mexican app development studio Manuvo is at the forefront of building book apps for the Spanish-language market.

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Love Haruki Murakami? There’s An App For That

Murakami App

In the UK, Vintage Books and Aimer Media have launched the Murakami Diary app, which offers 6 new exclusive short stories by Haruki Murakami for £1.99.

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Has The Time for Ereaders Come and Gone?

French language Kindle

Several newspapers suggest that disappointing sales of ereaders over the holidays in deference to booming tablet sales marks the end of the ereader boom.

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Turning Traditional Magazines into “Social Hubs”

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Netizeen is a new iPad app aimed at unlocking a magazine’s inherent social networking potential by allowing users to communicate in realtime with editors and others.

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Apple Unveils 4th Generation iPad and iPad Mini

iPad Mini

Apple unveiled today the 7-inch iPad Mini and a new, 4th generation iPad. The Mini will start at $329 and is aimed at book readers. iBooks has also been updated.

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Is That Light from Your E-reading Keeping You Awake? Yes!

Selling ebooks from your own website may be appealing at first...

A new report says that a 2-hour exposure to back-lit displays, like e-readers, could delay sleep by disturbing the body’s natural circadian rhythm.

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How Is Writing A Children’s Book Different Than Writing An App?

Kate Wilson

Kate Wilson, managing director for leading UK children’s publisher Nosy Crow, discusses goes into writing book apps and how it differs from picture books.

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The iPad vs. Television and Cinema as a Distribution Platform

iPad as ebook reader

Direct-to-consumer, enabled by digital, is a game changing paradigm, especially for content creators like filmmakers who sacrifice and compromise little.

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