Books - Latest Releases
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.
Bookmix Launches Easy Way for Writers to Create, Collaborate and Connect
Apr 18, 2014 - The new no-cost app Bookmix 1.02 empowers anyone to write anywhere from a few lines, to a few hundred pages, and share their unique creation with readers around the globe. Users can also invite others to participate in writing their book, which can lead to a whole new world of fresh ideas and interesting developments. The app is designed with an outstanding interface that lets users cut and copy text with a single tap, as well as access suggested words and phrases.
MultiTouch Book for iPad Breaks Ground in Enhanced Literary Fiction
Apr 09, 2014 - Author and illustrator, Stephan J Harper today introduces Venice Under Glass 1.0, his new MultiTouch book for iPad. Venice Under Glass is the first example of a novel-length work of literary fiction created with iBooks Author specifically to take advantage of the multimedia capabilities of the iPad. Venice Under Glass breaks new ground in a unique reading experience with illustrations, interactive galleries, 3D animated scenes of Venice and the music of Vivaldi woven into the story-line.