Don't-Miss Book software Stories
Apple was ordered by a Beijing court on Thursday to pay a total of 1.03 million yuan (US$165,000) for selling unlicensed e-books, according to a report by China's official Xinhua news agency.
Apple and four other ebook publishers have settled an antitrust battle with the European Union.
Our regular look at content-rich apps takes on a holiday flare, as we explore a mobile adaptation of a classic Charlie Brown special, examine other Christmas-themed apps, and consider the best mobile versions of Charles Dickens's holiday tale.
New version offers simplified tools, new templates, portrait-only options, and more publishing goodness.
This week, Apple announced a slew of new products for you to spend your hard-earned money on, we took a look at some great new software and hardware, and what week would be complete without us showing you how to do things that you've never done before.
Among its many Tuesday announcements, Apple introduced iBooks 3. Senior writer Lex Friedman went hands on with the updated app to check out the changes.
Apple on Tuesday announced the newest version of its ebook reading software for iOS devices.
Kindle-exclusive books have been purchased, downloaded or borrowed more than 100 million times, Amazon announced Tuesday.
When it comes to electronic publishing, the waters of ebook creation are murky and deep, full of confusing exceptions, varied formats, and non-existent support. But despite these problems, publishers may now at the least be able to seek solutions from Apple itself, thanks to a new telephone support option from the company.
TED Books hit the App Store last week, an app that promises to unleash a new idea-driven book to users every two weeks. The app is free to download, but there is a subscription fee for the books.
The new Reading Rainbow for iPad app, which launched Tuesday, isn’t merely an exercise in nostalgia: It wants to create a new generation of readers using videos, multimedia, and a Netflix-style subscription plan.
Amazon on Thursday released updates to both the Kindle iOS app and the Web-based Kindle Cloud Reader, adding support for comic books, graphic novels, and more.