Mon, 10/12/2012 - 08:00
A tech start-up from two publishing veterans is offering small publishers an easy way to handle their data for free, thanks to support from Arts Council England.
Bibliocloud.com, set up by the co-founders of independent publisher Snowbooks, has received £30,000 from ACE to help publishers access its service, which provides an...
Fri, 16/11/2012 - 08:35
Quercus is turning its forthcoming David Attenborough book Africa: Eye to Eye with the Unknown into an interactive experience via an app.The free QuercusEye app, available on iPhones, iPads and Android devices, will enable readers to hold their phone's camera over the pages of the printed book and see them come to life, with the...
Mon, 20/08/2012 - 07:50
Sony has launched a new e-Reader, the PRS-T2, with new features including the cloud-based note taking service Evernote.
The updated Reader now enables users to save content from the web via the Evernote Web Clipper facility, annotate them on the Reader, and save them back to Evernote for viewing on any smartphone, tablet or computer...
Wed, 21/07/2010 - 06:14
Apple has recorded a profit of $3.25bn (£2.12bn) for the three months ending 26th June, up 77% on the $1.83bn profit from same period in 2009.
The profit was taken from revenue of $15.7bn, up from $9.73bn last year, of which 52% came from international sales. Gross margin has slipped slightly, to 39.1% from 40.9%.
Wed, 21/07/2010 - 06:11
A $20 e-reader has been developed, with the aim of taking the technology to some of the world's poorest countries, TechEye reports.
The Humane Reader stores books so they can be read on a TV screen. It has a 2GB SD card, and it has a USB and...
Thu, 15/07/2010 - 07:50
Argos and Tesco are still selling Interead's Cool-er device, despite the company being served with a winding up order by the high court in Liverpool a month ago, The Guardian reports.
Meanwhile the entrepreneur...
Mon, 25/01/2010 - 08:34
E-reader company BeBook is to launch a new wireless touchscreen e-book reader, called the Neo.
The device will go on sale on 25th February and is priced $299 (£185) on BeBook's website. It includes WiFi technology to allow users to find e-book retailers wherever they are in the world, download an e-book and even access Google...
Wed, 19/08/2009 - 06:27
Children’s publisher and packager Zuza Books has teamed up with technologists in Cambridge to develop interactive 'touch and feel' elements to its books using digital devices. Managing director Zuza Vrbova said the books would be ideal for sharing bedtime stories with young children. "We wanted to create a book that would...
Tue, 09/09/2008 - 07:26
Irish publisher, Gill & Macmillan has embarked on a pilot scheme that put an iLiad in the hands of first year students at Caritas College, Ballyfermot.
St Brendan's class, a group of 18 first year students at the all-girl school will become the first class of students worldwide to replace their text books with the iLiad, an...
Tue, 09/09/2008 - 07:20
After the Kindle, Iliad and Sony Readers comes the electronic newspaper, the New York Times reports.
Technology company Plastic Logic announced the device yesterday at an emerging devices show at San Diego. The device's screen is twice the size of conventional e-book readers but it is designed to be continually updated via a wireless...