Books - Latest Releases
Book Crawler 2.5 for iOS released - Popular Book Database
Feb 20, 2011 - Phoenix based Chiisai App Solutions, LLC releases Book Crawler 2.5, its latest version of the acclaimed book database/catalog app for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Book Crawler book is a powerful, easy to navigate database for the avid reader. It makes logging, categorizing, searching, and backing up your database both easy and fun. Version 2.5 adds a second ISBN barcode scanner to Book Crawler's extensive line up of features.
Treasure Kai sets a new standard for interactive eBooks
Feb 18, 2011 - Sydney based Treasure Bound Books today announces the release of Treasure Kai&the Lost Gold of Shark Island for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This digital storybook wraps together an open ended narrative structure with numerous interactive features to offer young users an adventure of unparalleled scope. With Treasure Kai, children are free to hunt for gold, dodge danger, and discover exotic new locations in hundreds of unique ways each time they begin to read.
Moving Tales Releases The Unwanted Guest for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch
Feb 15, 2011 - Vancouver based Moving Tales today release Unwanted Guest 1.0, their second story in the Classic World Tale series for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. The Unwanted Guest is an adaptation of a traditional Jewish folk tale, where a poor old man, down on his luck and living in a tumbledown house, is visited by an unwelcome house guest. The story tells of the old man's attempt to rid himself of his surprising visitor once and for all.
Top secret Sympathy For The Devil released on iPhone, iPod touch, iPad
Feb 14, 2011 - 288 Vroom presents 'Sympathy For The Devil,' the first chapters of its closely guarded original book now available on iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Presented as a series, Sympathy For The Devil is a story about a fallen angel who decides it's time to find his way home. Every few weeks more chapters will be released until the end of the book. Every mystery that Sympathy For The Devil presents will be revealed by the end, but mysteries with cliffhangers can be so fun and this book is full of them.
PetShop Boy 1.0 - Animated, Talking, Rhyming Picture eBook for iPad
Feb 09, 2011 - Virginia based JollyBooks today introduces Petshop Boy 1.0, another comical story book for iPad. Petshop Boy is their talking, animated ebook about a boy on a mission to find a companion to love. He enters the pet store to pick one out, only to discover that he is bringing home problems. He continues to trade in his new friends, unaware that each pet comes with its own hilarious outcome. This eBook features memorable characterizations, illustrations, and an interesting story written in rhyme.
Kimico Releases BookBuddy 2.0 - Focusing on Personalization
Feb 09, 2011 - Kimico Ltd. today announces BookBuddy 2.0, a major update to their powerful book management application for iPhone and iPod touch. Designed specifically for the iPhone and iPod touch, BookBuddy gives users full control of their book collection. No additional desktop application or online service is required. Version 2.0 adds important features allowing users to personalize their own book collection. Users can now rate their books, tag them with stars and add comments.
Elephant In My Pocket 1.0 - Talking, Rhyming, Children's Ebook for iPad
Feb 04, 2011 - Jolly Books today introduces Elephant In My Pocket 1.0 for iPad, their talking, animated ebook about a girl named Suzy, who meets an elephant on her way to school. She decides to take the elephant with her, and the humorous story shows her struggle and determination to succeed. Featuring memorable characterizations and illustrations, the ebook is written in rhyme, here both a pedagogical and literary technique. Rhyming acquaints young readers with the underlying structure and rhythm of language.
Thomas Hoving's Master Pieces: The Curator's Game is now an iPad App
Jan 27, 2011 - Ballast Lane Applications has just released an iPad app based on Thomas Hoving's book Master Pieces: The Curators Game published in 2005 to bring a favorite game of his to the public. The app allows players to train their "curatorial eye" and appreciate the details found in great masterpieces from 1200s to the 20th century. There are three games based on over 400 details from 54 beautiful paintings and Hoving's inspired essays about the works and their creators.
The world of Oz comes alive for children with Oz Wizard for iOS
Jan 27, 2011 - Blue Finger Inc. announces Oz Wizard: The Interactive Storybook for Children for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app offers younger users the chance to experience the classic story of the Wizard of Oz in a dynamically interactive fashion, including visual animations, optional vocal narration, as well as in-story sound effects. This storybook application provides young users with a fully engrossing fantasy experience, engaging them with dynamic animated visual imagery, and audio features.