Books - Latest Releases
Tasa releases the complete Mineralogy book series available on iBooks
May 22, 2014 - Published by Tasa Graphic Arts, Inc., in association with the Mineralogical Society of America, all 24 chapters of The Mineralogy and Optical Mineralogy digital book series for iPad and Mac are now available on iBooks. This series is specifically designed to take full advantage of the latest digital media technology to empower students and teachers of mineralogy. The series feature color photographs, illustrations, movies, 3D models that can be rotated, interactive diagrams and review questions.
BookAwardz mobile app adds Women's Prize for Fiction list
May 19, 2014 - BookAwardz is the only mobile app that provides a comprehensive listing of over 2800 award-winning English-language books from the most prestigious book awards in the U.S. and United Kingdom. These include complete lists by year of all winners and finalists of the Pulitzer Prize, National Book Award, PEN/Faulkner Award, Man Booker Prize, Women's Prize for Fiction, Caldecott & Newbery Medals, Edgar Allan Poe Award; and the Modern Library 100 Best Novels, and Guardian UK 100 Greatest Novel.
Netwars Blends Fact and Fiction in a New Cross-Platform Entertainment
May 15, 2014 - Bastei Entertainment today introduces The Butterfly Attack, an interactive graphic novel app available for iOS and Android users. Created by award-winning British novelist and screenplay writer M. Sean Coleman, The Butterfly Attack graphic novel app is just one component of the Netwars Project, a cross-platform, fact-based, multimedia experience that uses fictional characters to explore the very real threat of digital warfare in today's technologically driven society.
Box Of Frogs Media releases Birgitte Berteldatter's app book journal
May 14, 2014 - Brighton based publisher, Box of Frogs Media today introduces Birgitte Berteldatter's Brilliant Birds and Beasts: Volume 1, their brand new iPad appbook aimed at children of all ages. Dive into the bizarre & exciting world of Birgitte Berteldatter, eccentric explorer and adventurer extraordinaire! Written & illustrated by Jenifer Toksvig and read by sister Sandi, this beautiful and extraordinary project features hand drawn illustration, unique and crafted animations with original composed music.
Small Physics Experiments for iOS - Physics Experiments for Kids
May 06, 2014 - Learn physics in your living room or at school! Okiwibook today introduces Small Physics Experiments 1.0 for iOS, its new app that helps children discover physics. Turn your iDevice into a real scientific laboratory. Discover a series of small fun and easy science experiments to make at home, in your living room or kitchen. All the experiments are illustrated and explained step by step with video. Once the experiments performed, you will be able to test your knowledge with the Quiz.
New App Encourages Children To Visit God Everyday - Dear God Kids 1.0
May 05, 2014 - Y Factory today introduces Dear God Kids 1.0 for iOS devices, a new children's app based on Anne Fitzgerald's best-selling spiritual book series. Dear God Kids contains 96 questions that children can ask God. Each question also includes words of guidance and a relative Bible verse. Encouraging kids to visit God everyday, Dear God Kids allows children to search for a specific question based on topic, keyword, and Bible verse. They can also collect favorite questions and share them on Facebook.
Sync and Share Kindle Highlights and Notes with Snippefy 1.7 for iOS
May 01, 2014 - Snippefy LLC today announces Snippefy 1.7, an update to its popular iOS app that syncs with Amazon Kindles. With a single tap, Snippefy extracts all the eBook covers, highlights, and notes from a user's Kindle so they can read and share their Kindle highlights and notes quickly and easily. Snippefy allows exporting to Evernote and Dropbox as well sharing notes to social media. Version 1.7 includes an optimized offline mode, a new dictionary, and the addition of bundle pricing options.
The Alice App: A Mash-up of Lewis Carroll & An Elegant Art History Class
Apr 29, 2014 - Illustrator and creator, Emmanuel Paletz has released The Alice App 1.0, his ambitious and artistically creative mobile app project. Paletz brings users on a visual and engaging journey of Lewis Carroll's whimsical Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. Emmanuel Paletz's illustrations have incredible detail, subtle imagery, and historical influence disguised by the whimsy of a children's storybook. It's a mash-up of Lewis Carroll and an elegant art history class.
BKSHLF 1.0 for iOS - A Modern Reading List for the Avid Reader
Apr 29, 2014 - Independent developer Stephen Morris today introduces BKSHLF 1.0 for iOS, a simple and elegant reading list for the modern reader. BKSHLF makes it easy to keep track of the books you want to read and the books you have enjoyed. Users can learn more about books they are interested in; add books by searching or by scanning a book's barcode; and link to buy books from multiple sources, including iBooks and Amazon. Users can also connect a Goodreads account for easy access to their basic shelves.