April 17th, 2013

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Coldplay? There are comic iBooks for them, as of today. The band have announced the digital release of their official Mylo Xyloto comics as an exclusive on Apple's iBookstore. Three issues are available,...

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March 6th, 2013

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Apple has revealed that its iBooks app has hit 130m downloads, as it launches the iBookstore in Japan. The app has reached the milestone in just over three years: it was first announced in January 2010...

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March 4th, 2013

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Random House's Smashing Ideas studio has spent more than a year working on its The Wonderful Wizard of Oz for iPad storybook app, aiming to provide an interactive retelling of L. Frank Baum's original...

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January 10th, 2013

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The publishing division of British wine merchant Berry Bros. & Rudd has sold more than 8k hardback copies of its Inside Burgundy book. Now it's available for iPad, but as an iBook rather than an app. Publisher...

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December 7th, 2012

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ustwo's Whale Trail game recently passed 1m downloads across iOS and Android, but now it's getting a new lease of life... for children. The game has been turned into an animated e-book published by...

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November 20th, 2012

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Musicians and labels continue to be excited about the potential for mobile apps, but there are alternative ways of getting onto smartphones and tablets. Coldplay have launched an enhanced e-book through...

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November 8th, 2012

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Tolkien fans are already getting excited about the upcoming movies based on The Hobbit, but HarperCollins is stoking the fire with the release of five enhanced e-books. The Visual Companion, The Official...

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November 5th, 2012

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Graphicly started life as a service selling digital comic books, but it's evolving into something bigger: providing tools to help publishers digitise their books and add multimedia features. "Our tools...

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October 25th, 2012

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The Rolling Stones are gearing up for some comeback concerts to celebrate their 50th anniversary this year, and now there's an e-book for that, from Thames & Hudson. Released this week for iPad and...

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