Grids Interactive, an independent digital publisher of original, interactive storybook apps, announced on Tuesday the launch of their first interactive book app for the iPad, "The Truly Great Noodle," featuring touch-screen animation.
Book Business invites you to submit your biggest challenges or success stories regarding digital content for the upcoming, free Publishing Business Virtual Conference.
Lulu CEO and founder Bob Young talked to Paid Content's Robert Andrews at this week's World E-Reading Congress in London. What's interesting about Lulu's revamped approach is they seem to have recognized that, to succeed, authors need to know how to think and act like publishers—which, in effect, is leading to a new generation of publishers cast as service providers catering to independent authors. Lulu is revamping its business model to cater to them.
Among the many tablets showcased at last week's International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Motorola announced the release of its Android-based Xoom tablet. Xoom is the first tablet device to run the newest version of the Android operating system, Honeycomb, which was custom-designed for tablets.
Check out the video highlights from the 2010 Publishing Business Conference & Expo, featuring comments from conference chairs Chris Foster, President & COO, GIE Media; Samir Husni, aka "Mr. Magazine" and founder and director of the Magazine Innovation Center; and Clint Greenleaf, president and CEO, Greenleaf Book Group, as well as from other attendees.
A look at Apple's new iPad, including its iBooks app and iBoostore.