Houghton Unveils Educational App for iPad, Chrome OS

Houghton Miffllin Harcourt is releasing the HMH Player, an interactive educational app designed for the iPad and Google’s Chrome OS that allows teachers to access HMH school content, customize materials and communicate and collaborate with students. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-07-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple Unveils 4th Generation iPad and iPad Mini

Apple unveiled today the 7" iPad Mini and a new, 4th generation iPad. The Mini will start at $329 and is aimed at book readers. iBooks has also been updated. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2012-10-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google unveils holiday season savings on games, apps, books and movies

It can't have escaped your attention that -- in the US at least -- holiday season is just around the corner. With Thanksgiving comes Black Friday and other sales, and Google is getting in on the action with a series of discounts in the Play Store. There are great savings to be made on games and... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2018-11-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Best comic book apps for iPhone and iPad

These comic book readers make it easy to catch up on beloved series, no matter what type of fan you are. Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2018-08-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple Unveils New Book App

With the forthcoming release of its new operating system for phones and tablets, iOS 12, Apple is signaling a new emphasis on digital book and audiobook sales. The new operating system, set to hit in the fall, will replace Apple's long-serving iBooks app with a new Apple Books app. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon unveils international shopping app

Amazon has launched an “international shopping experience” through an app which allows customers worldwide to browse and ship more than 45 million products from the US. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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B&N Unveils New Apps and New Holiday Sales Strategy

Barnes & Noble's holiday sales strategies rest on new interactive apps, a new Nook model, special edition titles, and a streamlined approach to toys and gifts. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-11-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette Unveils Chlldren's App Pairing Text and Music

Hachette, in partnership with startup Novel Effect, has created an app that relies on voice recognition technology to sync music and sound effects to text, as it's read aloud from select picture books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Chrome OS is coming to Lenovo's radically creative Yoga Book

Lenovo plans to have three flavors of the Yoga Book—its innovative typing, writing, and drawing mash-up of a computer—in 2017. The company’s Android and Chrome chief, Jeff Meredith, recently confirmed to Laptop Magazine that a Chrome OS version would arrive next year after the website Chrome... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2016-12-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How A Groton Geek Won The Education App Sweepstakes

Using Apple technology, one small publisher figured out how to compete with the big boys who dominate the market for high school texts.At 3:59 p.m. on Tuesday, July 12, John Conner was fidgeting at his kitchen table. He looked down at his iPhone, then up to the hands of the kitchen clock, then... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2016-07-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Yahoo unveils new live video and texting app

Yahoo unveiled a live video texting app Wednesday that could boost the company's mobile presence and help it compete against Apple and Facebook. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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For Soothing Relief, Dr. Oz Loves iPad Apps

Specs Who Dr. Mehmet Oz Age 53 Accomplishments Cardiac surgeon and professor at Columbia University; host of The Dr. Oz Show; author; founder of Dr. Oz The Good Life magazine (May/June issue is on newsstands now) Base New York What’s the first information you consume in the morning? Whether my... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2014-05-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Joy of Cooking' App Unveiled

Scribner, which publishes the iconic cookbook "The Joy of Cooking," has gone digital with the title. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Thrillbent 3.0 Debuts Subscription, iPad App

Thrillbent, the digital comics platform launched by comics writers Mark Waid and John Rogers, has been upgraded to Thrillbent 3.0, introducing a new subscription plan for $3.99 per month as well as an integrated iPad app. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-04-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Holiday Catalogs Data and Top 15 Cities, Per Popular iPad App

The turn-the-page Web catalog—tested widely in the 2000s as an alternative to e-commerce sites—once looked like an emerging shopping platform led by now-defunct tech providers such as RichFX. But the concept died on the proverbial vine. With the massive proliferation of tablets, however, the... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2013-12-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple unveils iPad Air tablet

Apple has released “the lightest full size tablet” onto the market in time for... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-10-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Erie Times-News Releases iPad, iPhone, Android Apps and Mobile Web Powered by Whiz Technologies

Erie Times-News and www.GoErie.com, based in Erie, PA, owned by Times Publishing Company, announced that it has released new tablet apps for the iPad and Kindle Fire, new smartphone apps for iPhone and Android, and HTML5 mobile web to its readers. Th ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2013-10-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rupert Murdoch pulls plug on 'the Daily,' first news app for iPad

Rupert Murdoch says News Corp. was not convinced the digital publishing experiment would be viable long-term. The firm also announces a sweeping restructuring.Rupert Murdoch has pulled the plug on News Corp.'s high-profile experiment to create a digital national newspaper. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2012-12-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fortune Relaunches iPad App With Free, Paid Content Mix

In an effort to gain subscribers, Fortune has relaunched its iPad app with a mix of free and paid content. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2012-09-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bloomberg Aims to Drive Readership with New iPad App

Bloomberg has rolled out a new magazine iPad application that offers readers exclusive content, including video and interactive graphics. The Bloomberg Markets+ iPad app brings the company’s publication to Apple’s tablet. The ap ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2012-09-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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