Associate editor Serenity Caldwell likes iBooks Author--but she has a few gripes she'd like to see fixed before she can consider using it more often.
A bug wipes out your books in the Kindle app for iOS.
In 2012, Macworld created a magazine feature called '12 Things Every iPhone and iPad User Should Know' and made it into an interactive iBooks Author book. We've overhauled this book to reflect iOS 6, the iPhone 5, and iPad mini, with lots of new content and video.
Amazon has been awarded a patent to create a used marketplace for ebooks, music, videos, and other digital media. Is it an attempt to further corner the ebook market? Or could it lead to a flowering of information?
Here's a video highlight from our panel discussion of alternative publishing at the recent Macworld/iWorld conference.
Serenity Caldwell hosts Adam and Tonya Engst, David Sparks, and Scott Simpson in a discussion of electronic publishing.
The company that publishes books under the Macmillan imprint has agreed to allow discounting of its electronic books as part of a settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice over price-fixing in the fast-growing e-book market.
iOS may have some radio features up its sleeves, Apple's pimping self-made e-book authors, and if you work in mapping and software, there are plenty of jobs in Cupertino.
Jason Snell says Marvel's subscription service works well on the iPad--but because it's Web based, it does have some flaws.