#reading experience

Publishing news tagged with #reading experience


Publishers Are Reinvesting in the ‘Lean-Back’ Experience of Print Magazines

Despite flipping the “digital-only” switch on many titles, major publishers continue to launch new publications – and reinvest in existing ones – with a heightened focus on paper quality, editorial value, and the luxuries of print. Execs from Meredith, Hearst Autos, and Bonnier Media discuss how... Continue reading at 'Publishing Executive'

[ Publishing Executive | 2020-02-20 22:40:45 UTC ]
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Amazon Kindle now supports Arabic language books

Amazon’s Kindle hardware and associated online ebook store have revolutionized the reading experience. While some folks are scared of change, and desperately clutch their paper books, the future is clearly digital. Quite frankly, it’s wasteful to produce paper books. Not to mention, they take up... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2018-06-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amelia Edwards obituary

Founding art director of Walker Books who oversaw some of the company’s great children’s classics including We’re Going on a Bear HuntAmelia Edwards, who has died aged 77, was the art director of Walker Books and one of the most important influences on children’s book publishing in the 20th... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-12-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The biography of a paperback – books podcast

We chart the business of making books from manuscript to bookshop shelf and beyondThis week the books podcast takes a physical turn, shifting away from the intangible business of writing to consider the hunks of wood we haul around for our reading pleasure. With sales of printed books on the... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-01-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google Is Making the Mobile Web Faster for Publishers and Their Readers

Every second counts with often impatient mobile users, so Google wants to help publishers reduce the time it takes their articles to load when viewed on smartphones. On Wednesday, Google launched a program called Accelerated Mobile Pages, or AMP, which speeds up load times by plugging a piece... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2015-10-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sarkar launches mobile publisher Juggernaut

The former publisher of Penguin India, Chiki Sarkar, has founded her own publishing company, Juggernaut. Sarkar left Penguin Random House India in April this year and Juggernaut’s first 25 titles will be released in April next year. The company will publish in physical and digital, but with an... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-09-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Flipboard moves to the web with plans to host some news publishers' content

After attracting more than 50m monthly readers on tablets and smartphones, US startup smashes down its walled garden and hopes partners will see the potentialFlipboard came to prominence as a news-reading app for tablets and smartphones, attracting more than 50 million monthly active readers by... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-02-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google Play Jazzes Up E-book Nonfiction

Google has launched a new version of Google Play Books that it hopes will make for a better reading experience for nonfiction titles. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-10-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Matter Faces Familiar Challenges in Crafting a New Web Experience

While most online news outlets worry about their mobile-first strategy, Matter is trying to create a web-first reading experience. It doesn’t publish a print edition, present a bundled collection of news articles or host advertisements. It ... Continue reading at 'Editor & Publisher'

[ Editor & Publisher | 2013-11-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon rolls out software update for $79 Kindle, promises improved legibility

Amazon has a bit of good news today for those that have opted for its least expensive e-reader. The company has just begun rolling out a new software update that brings with it a new reading font that's said to be "higher contrast and crisper" for an even more "paper-like reading experience."... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2012-06-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ebooks Get the Respect They Deserve at 'Download the Universe'

Ebooks aren't just electronic versions of printed books. They present a different reading experience and, in certain cases, demand their own reviews. Continue reading at 'The Atlantic'

[ The Atlantic | 2012-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Startups Aim to Share Books Better

The idea of "social reading" has been around for years, but there's a cluster of new companies trying to make it actually work. Two of these startups, Subtext and Findings, launched Oct. 25. Another, Readmill, built around sharing clips/excerpts, is currently being tested. Subtext, for example,... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2011-11-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Transworld to publish scratch and sniff title

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 01/04/2011 - 08:10 Transworld is to publish a limited edition scratch and sniff version of Dirty Tricks by Jo Carnegie. Managing director Larry Finlay said: "This is a new move for us and it's certainly been a challenge for our production... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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