Romanian Alexandru Brie Aims to Bring iApp Books to the Masses

In Digital by Guest Contributor

• Romanian app developer Alexandru Brie has already produced several bestselling book apps and now intends to bring standalone iPhone/iPad apps to the masses via his TouchBookReader platform. • He promises a platform that allows “anyone, regardless of their programming skills, to turn their HTML content into a customizable self-contained e-book app.” By Edward Nawotka BUCHAREST: iPhone/iPad e-book frenzy is …

Do Standalone Book Apps Have a Future?

In Discussion by Edward Nawotka

By Edward Nawotka Today’s lead story discusses Romanian Alexandru Brie’s attempt to bring stand alone iPhone/iPad apps to the masses via his TouchBookReader platform. As e-books have developed and gained acceptance, there have been two distinct steams of books landing on people’s phones: books packaged as individual apps and e-book reading platforms (such as Kindle, Nook, et al.) that allow …