ENTRIES TAGGED "apps"
The Malcom Tucker app might win a BAFTA, Kindle ebook sales outpace print, and a Kindle wish list.
For the first time ever, an app has been nominated for a TV BAFTA, Kindle sales might indicate the ebook tipping point, and the Kindle team gets some (unsolicited) pointers from Joe Wikert.
Here's a handful of ways Amazon could revolutionize the Kindle.
Amazon is positioned to advance the Kindle platform much faster and further than they have in any 6-12 month period. Joe Wikert outlines new features he'd like to see.
How digital publications can make browsing easier.
The use of strict print design elements in digital content locks readers into systems that aren't user friendly. A little rethinking can go a long way toward solving that problem.
Three mobile apps that get user experience right.
Building mobile apps around a look or feel isn't always the best strategy. Madhava Enros, mobile user experience lead at Mozilla, reveals three apps that effectively address user experience, not just design.
Publishers have data, but they need to know what to do with it.
Kirk Biglione, partner at Oxford Media Works, talks about how publishers can gather various types of data and put it to use.
Google's Marcin Wichary brings HTML5 into perspective for publishers.
Should publishers jump on the HTML5 bandwagon? Marcin Wichary, senior user experience designer at Google, discusses the benefits and opportunities.
The trend toward more ereader features seems to undermine the simplicity of reading.
More and more features appear in new and updated ereader apps and devices. But are those features functional to reading, or are they just extraneous toys that obfuscate the core purpose?
Lonely Planet's walking tour apps are a product of digital-only thinking.
Gus Balbontin, director of transformation at Lonely Planet, says the secret to success may lie in throwing tradition to the wind and creating digital content first.