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Amazon's new Kindle app is 'inspired by books'

Amazon has launched a new Kindle app designed to encourage more people to read ebooks on their mobile phones. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Alward signs new series with S&S set in near-future

The Potion Diaries author Amy Alward has signed a new series with Simon & Schuster, set in a near-future society where mobile phones have been replaced by “smart pets”. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Zed Books launches new website

Zed Books has launched a new website promoting short form content, to respond to the increase in people reading on their mobile phones. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-09-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New app uses your cellphone to detect earthquakes

When the earth shakes in California, the first place you are likely to hear about it is on social media. "Earthquake!" "Did you feel that?" "How big?" are common messages on Twitter and Facebook as Californians try to share information on their mobile phones in real time. Now, UC Berkeley... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-02-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Data-light' in the deep field with Worldreader

"What if the most disruptive thing ebooks ever do is make books truly ubiquitous?" asks Worldreader's Danielle Zacarius in her article for us today. Worldreader's mission uses e-readers, mobile phones and other devices. The programme, a 501(c)3 (non-profit) charity based in San Francisco,... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-12-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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FHM and Zoo closures mark end of lads' mag era

Titles set to follow former rivals Loaded and Nuts in folding as young men turn to mobile phones, social media and free magazinesFHM and Zoo are to close by the end of the year, marking the end of the lads’ mag era that dominated UK magazine publishing in the late 90s and early 2000s.Publisher... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-11-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook reportedly testing Twitter-like breaking news app

App that would allow publishers to highlight and push news events to Facebook users is said to be in alpha-stage testingFacebook could be preparing to take on Twitter at its own game, with a standalone news application for mobile phones.The product, which is reportedly in “alpha” stage testing... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-08-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook's Experiment to Publish News Articles Has Gotten Awfully Quiet — Three Weeks After Everyone Was Freaking Out About It

On May 12, Facebook launched its much discussed publishing product designed to let media companies post their articles directly to its iOS app.   Called "Facebook Instant Articles," the new format loads stories on mobile phones up t ... Continue reading at 'Editor & Publisher'

[ Editor & Publisher | 2015-06-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Waterstones unveils 'more pleasurable' website

Waterstones has relaunched its website after several months in the planning, to create a “simpler and more pleasurable experience” for customers to shop online.   The company took its website offline earlier and re-launched it this afternoon (16th February) with a new look and feel, featuring... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-02-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2014: Apple, Amazon in Race for Mobile Readers

The rise of reading on mobile phones is a hot topic at the Frankfurt Book Fair, but perhaps the most surprising finding of a new survey is that Apple is giving Amazon a run for its money among younger readers. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-10-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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RosettaBooks Debuts Mobile E-book App

E-book publisher RosettaBooks is launching an interactive e-reading app for mobile phones and tablets that allows consumers to buy an inventory of backlist classics from Rosetta's retail partners. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-06-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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One power cord to rule them all: Standards group pushes for universal laptop charger

A Switzerland-based standards group wants to stop the madness of having a different charger for every laptop, and will publish a technical specification for universal laptop chargers early next year. The specification from the International Electrotechnical Commission will cover “a wide range of... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2013-12-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Exciting' education innovations revealed at BETT

Learning resources for use on tablets and mobile phones were at the forefront of the BETT 2013... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-02-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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