Adobe To Launch App Store

In Tech Digest by Hannah Johnson

By Hannah Johnson Adobe is planning two big launches: first, a more mobile-focused update of Adobe AIR (a web application platform); and second, InMarket, which is a multiplatform app store designed to support applications built using Adobe AIR. Adobe AIR has typically been associated with desktop applications like TweetDeck. Companies like Yahoo!, FedEx, AOL (AOL Top 100 Videos) and the …

Should Publishers Launch Branded App Stores?

In Discussion by Edward Nawotka

By Edward Nawotka In today’s lead story Dean Johnson of Brandwidth, a UK-based app developer, offers his advice on how publishers can harness the power of apps to create and deliver a dynamic reading experience. One of his suggestions is for publishers to each launch their own branded presence on the Apple app store. “It will offer greater┬ávisibility and promotional …

Is Apple Guilty of Censorship?

In Discussion by Edward Nawotka

By Edward Nawotka In today’s lead article David Carnoy discusses his leap from DIY digital publishing to conventional print publishing. In the piece, he describes how his original submission of his novel as an iPhone App was rejected on the grounds of censorship. After some pruning of “F-bombs” from the novel, it was accepted. Apple’s Steve Jobs has been quoted …