Things are hopping at the App Store as a new little app that takes a new approach to storytelling has landed at the top of the heap.
Storytelling on the iPad has been evolving and now the new app Papercut launched by London-based developer Ustwo is taking it to a whole new level. Papercut combines video and sound as well as text to make stories come to life in a whole new way.
The idea behind Papercut was to use the simplicity of of the iPad’s capabilities and create an easy to use enhanced reading experience. Written text
I was just about ready to go off about the lack of fulfillment on a ‘promise’ we had earlier this year from Amazon (via Mashable) that they would partner with local libraries to institute a lending program for eBooks. Then, I happened on this TechCrunch article.
It was something I had been looking forward to because buying eBooks can get expensive and frustrating. Plus, my mother had always told me that the library would probably prove the best reading resource I would ever need anyway.
As an avid reader, owning the books (preferably hardcover versions) was
Yes! Amazon is going head-to-head with the Apple iPad and is expected to perform competitively. Something Apple hasn’t seen much of in the tablet market to date.
Amazon’s launch into the world of tablets reportedly includes a a multi-colour screen, like their Kindle, and will have a backlit 7-inch screen. With a price tag of around $300 or less it’s expected to be very competitive with the iPad.
With shipping expected to begin sometime in October Amazon’s tablet is sure to be on many wish lists for the holidays and would explain the current redesign of Amazon’s