Books - Latest Releases
Verietas Software to partner with Swap.com
Aug 18, 2011 - Verietas Software, the leading company in personal library organization, today announced a strategic partnership with Swap.com, enabling users of Vereitas Software's flagship apps including iBookshelf, My Library, MyBoxOffice, and Disc Tracker, to upload items from their saved libraries directly to Swap.com for online swapping. The integration was released as part of the latest update to these apps for the iPhone and iPad, which enable users to keep a record of their personal media collections.
Picturebook iPad App on Sale This Weekend
Aug 13, 2011 - Maplekey Company, LLC is putting all of its Picturebook illustration sets on sale as a part of a back-to-school special in cooperation with Digital Storytime, Technology in Education, and Teaching All Students. Picturebook is a free iOS app that lets you create illustrated stories on the iPad and then share and read them on the iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch. Since its recent launch, Picturebook has already made appearances on the New & Noteworthy and What's Hot lists for Books in iTunes.
Magic Thumbelina 1.1 - Interactive book for iPhone and iPad
Aug 11, 2011 - Oleksandr Pogrebniak has announced Magic Thumbelina 1.1 for iPhone/iPad, an interactive fairy tale after H.C. Andersen. Bright lively illustrations are created by hand with amazing gracefulness. Every page of the book is filled with plenty of fine details, which you will definitely wish to examine. Fabulous heroes are depicted in a very peculiar manner. Illustrated pages are accompanied by diverse sounds, which singularly animates the picture opening before your eyes.
Publishers of iStoryTime Receives $2m Series A Investment
Aug 09, 2011 - iStoryTime, the largest library of mobile children's book Apps, today announces a $2 million Series A investment. The investment allows the company to quickly expand their domestic and international library of 100 plus books in 80 countries. The investment allows the company to expand distribution of the content to additional mobile platforms. The investment finalizes the merger between Santa Barbara-based FrogDogMedia and Germany's zuuka GmbH which have combined under the zuuka Group name.
Moving Tales Release Upgrades for The Pedlar Lady and The Unwanted Guest
Aug 09, 2011 - Moving Tales Inc. have released upgrades for the iPad & iPhone versions of 'The Pedlar Lady of Gushing Cross' and 'The Unwanted Guest' apps. Each of the Classic World Tales stories, features film-caliber, sophisticated 3D animation and text, original music and evocative filmic sound effects. The 'The Pedlar Lady' and 'The Unwanted Guest' upgrades include additional functionality and content. The user can record their own voice reading the story to be played back with the sound effects and music.
TouchyBooks leads children's digital media with 2.0 Version
Aug 08, 2011 - TouchyBooks 2.0 reaffirms its position in the digital book revolution, bringing stories together in an easy to use and very practical digital bookstore app. TouchyBooks incorporates so many characteristics that make their books stand out. Many of the interactive features in the books stimulate children's intuition and motor skills. Each feature is carefully studied by educators and parents to enhance a child's experience.
iSeeToon's ill-Fated Relationship manhwa app receives excellent reviews
Aug 05, 2011 - iSeeToon announced that ill-Fated Relationship 1.1, their new manhwa app for iOS, has received excellent reviews. Created specifically for the digital medium, ill-Fated Relationship a dark romantic webtoon between two serial killers. Including 20 chapters of the story, plus some bonus material at the end, this eBook is a manhwa which are called webtoons in Korea. manhwa are similar to webcomics, but require the reader to scroll through the comic panel-by-panel instead of page-by-page.
Sea Colours for iPad - New, Bilingual Stories and Color Learning
Jul 28, 2011 - Maroe Susti today released Sea Colours for iPad users. This is a new, delightful application specifically developed to help children between the ages of 4 and 8 learn about colors via three charming, bilingual stories that follow the life of three different sea creatures. Each screen has side-by-side English and Spanish text, and features gorgeous, colorful graphics that are adorably kid-friendly. Sea Colours is perfect for child/parent bonding and for youngsters who are just learning to read.
The Smurfs Movie Storybook - Now Available from iStoryTime for iOS
Jul 27, 2011 - iStoryTime today introduces The Smurfs Movie Storybook 1.0, their new children's storybook app for iOS devices. The Smurfs storybook follows the magical little creatures Papa Smurf, Grouchy, Brainy, Clumsy, Gutsy, and Smurfette on their exciting and unimaginable journey to a faraway land called New York City. Following the original movie storyline, it gives fans a Smurfy sneak peek of exclusive images and voiceovers from the film prior to its U.S. debut on July 29, 2011.