Five years ago today— Amazon (AMZN) Chief Executive Jeff Bezos appeared before a group of journalists and publishing executives at the W Hotel in lower Manhattan to introduce something completely unexpected from a company widely thought of at the time as an online retailer: an electronic reading device. Oddly shaped, with a sluggish black-and-white screen … Continue reading
A recent Reynolds Journalism Institute studyindicates that the iPad is becoming a primary vehicle for many users to consume (read, listen to, or watch) daily local, national, and world news and that it is leading a revolution in terms of how frequently people read news as well as how much news they read on a … Continue reading
The market for smaller tablets just got a little bigger with Google apparently set to throw its hat into the ring this summer. Rumours have begun circulating about a Google collaboration with Asus to launch a 7-inch tablet PC following a report from DigiTimes. The report on the Taipei-based news website claims the tablet will … Continue reading
iPads are often heralded as the future of newspapers and magazines, which may very well be true, but be sure to remember that journalism in tablet-form is still pretty young. Case in point: news apps on the iPad still make a fraction of the revenue that print circulation does. According to app analytics company Distimo, “more … Continue reading
Apple on Thursday lifted the veil on its plans to remake the educational landscape in a way that centers on its best-selling tablet computer, the iPad. ”Education is deep in Apple’s DNA and iPad may be our most exciting education product yet,” Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of marketing, said in a statement. At a press … Continue reading
NEW YORK, Nov. 29, 2011 – Mag+ today announced two new offerings for its game-changing tablet publishing platform that allow more creatives and publishers to join the digital content revolution. With its new Mag+ Go, a $199 app delivering a single issue, the company has lowered the barrier for catalogs, e-books or anyone with a … Continue reading
The eye movements of a reader were captured using small video cameras. The movements were represented on a recording as a crosshair. (Photo by Amanda Determan) Poynter Institute did some tests on web reader not just newspapers. (Please red the post: Design Facts). Technology that Poynter Institute use to get informations about how eye moves … Continue reading
Adobe InDesign CS5 – can help book publishers and print media easily publish their content in a format that is compatible with the Apple iPad. As this video demonstrations, publishers can add rich-media content (like video clips, animations, etc.) and even interactivity (like 360° image rotation, transitions, etc.) all using the new InDesign CS5.