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Skyreader Announces Back to School eBook Promotion

Skyreader Announces Back to School eBook Promotion

Skyreader™ Media is launching a back-to-school promotion to encourage children to read more in preparation for the start of the new school year this fall. For a limited time five of Skyreader’s top selling interactive eBooks will be available on the App®Store for just $0.99.
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Digital Book World Announces Publishing Innovation Awards & QED Seal

Digital Book World Announces Publishing Innovation Awards & QED Seal

Digital Book World is honoring the best in electronic book and book app publishing with the launch of the QED Standard for Excellence and the Publishing Innovation Awards (PIAs). The 2nd annual PIAs will celebrate outstanding digital book products in several distinct categories (from ebooks to apps, and more) while the QED Seal will provide a benchmark of excellence in digital publishing. The official press release appears below:
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iPhone developer swaps apps for eBooks

iPhone developer swaps apps for eBooks

iPhone app developer Rod Cambridge starts work on second book after his debut entitled “How NOT To Write an App” proves successful, and announces a series of “How NOT to…” eBooks. In How NOT To Write an App, Rod uses this experience to take the reader step by step through the things that should, and shouldn’t, be done when creating an app for Apple’s iPhone or its rivals including Google’s Android and Microsoft’s Windows Mobile devices.

Free Digital Publishing Comes to the iPad via iBuildApp.com

Free Digital Publishing Comes to the iPad via iBuildApp.com

Do you want to create and publish your own eMagazine, eBook, or other forms of digital content without having to deal with the hassle of publishing rights or additional overhead costs? Are you a business that wants to publish work in digital format and make it available on the iDevices? If the answer is yes to any of the above, go to iBuildapp.com and check out some of the tools the Web-based service has to offer.
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Create Interactive eBooks Online with TaleSpring

Create Interactive eBooks Online with TaleSpring

TaleSpring CEO Jason Izatt announces an easy-to-use, online platform for anyone with a story to tell, and publish that story in a rich media format at an affordable price. TaleSpring provides an online authoring tool that enables non-technical authors to create their own animated books. TaleSpring is focusing their application efforts in the areas of children’s books, scrapbooking, training and sales, advertising, and academia, where the art of storytelling can be significantly enhanced.

Treasure Kai sets a new standard for interactive eBooks

Treasure Kai sets a new standard for interactive eBooks

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.

Amazing Book's revolutionary eBooks sell 4000 copies in just one month

Amazing Book’s revolutionary eBooks sell 4000 copies in just one month

California based Amazing Books LLC first two releases, “Three Little Pigs 3D” and “Jack and the Beanstalk 3D” pass 4000 copies sold on iTunes. Based around their exclusive and interactive Flomotion control system developed for mobile platforms, Amazing Books updates the classic pop-up book for the digital age. This technology brings a new level of interaction and involvement to every story, and immerses the user in each page.

iPad Publisher See Here Studios Teams with 3D Filmmaker for E-Books

iPad Publisher See Here Studios Teams with 3D Filmmaker for E-Books

See Here Studios, publisher of the first 3D children’s storybook for the iPad “3D Storybook-The Wrong Side Of The Bed 3D,” teams with 3D filmmaker Andrea Senise to bring interactive 3D movies to their upcoming children’s iPad e-book titles. Senise is an experienced producer of 3D stereoscopic television and animated commercials. A sneak preview of the 3D storybook movie format is now viewable on Youtube, along with animated video of See Here Studios’ first iPad e-book app.

Apple Adds 30,000+ Free eBooks to iBookstore with Project Gutenberg Collection

Apple Adds 30,000+ Free eBooks to iBookstore with Project Gutenberg Collection

Earlier this week, 9to5Mac reported the compatibility of free eBooks downloaded from Project Gutenberg with the iPad. However, after digging further into the iBookstore, the folks at App Advice discovered that Apple had already included the entire catalog for free. Sweet!
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iBookStore's Best Sellers Prices Matches Amazon

iBookStore’s Best Sellers Prices Matches Amazon

Reports coming in from App Advice, who were given the privilege to see the iBookStore’s pricing firsthand, said that from the 32 eBooks featured on the New York Times’ Bestsellers list, 27 of them, including the top 10 were priced at $9.99, similar to Kindle book prices currently offered by Amazon.
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Project Gutenberg Books Believed to be iPad Compatible

Project Gutenberg Books Believed to be iPad Compatible

Spent too much on your iPad and can’t afford to buy a book for it? Well, look no further because Project Gutenberg has free books for you! According to a report by 9to5Mac, Project Gutenberg books should work with iPad’s iBooks app. For those unfamiliar with Project Gutenberg, it is a place where one can download over 30,000 free ebooks to read on your computer, iPhone or any available eReader device. These books are offered for free because their copyright have all expired.
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