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An unprintable book about the future, made for the future…

…Penguin Random House UK, in partnership with Lex and Editions At Play, launches science fiction world, STRATA, a unique digital-only storytelling more »

Boj makes his Apple debut

If you live with a fan of CBeebies, you might recognise this fun and adventurous bilby called Boj. Plenty of young viewers have loved joining Boj on his adventures, solving problems (Let’s get Boj-ing!) and having fun with his group of buddies from Giggly Park. Now, Boj-enthusiasts can enjoy the stories on a more interactive level with three appbooks inspired by the TV episodes.

Teach Your Monster to Read

Teach your Monster to Read has been built by the Usborne Foundation and it aims to do just that, teach more »

Rob Ryan: The Invisible Kingdom

Random House release an iBooks Author edition of Rob Ryan’s The Invisible Kingdom.

From the Digital to the Bookbound

In Reading Writing Interfaces: From the Digital to the Bookbound Lori Emerson sets out to demystify the wondrous devices of our digital age by interrogating both the limits and the creative possibilities of a wide range of reading and writing interfaces.

Foyles' innovative digital in-store shopping service

With so much great publicity for its amazing new flagship Charing Cross Road store, Foyles booksellers’ innovative in-store digital shopping more »

Tate launches first children's app: Noisy Neighbours

Ruth Green’s Noisy Neighbours finds its way onto iPad and iPhone courtesy of the Tate Gallery and developers Aimer Media. It is brilliant, bright, fun and creative. It follows the tail of a snail (Sid) desperately trying to find a place to sleep. A task that turns out to more difficult then it might seem, as that elusive peaceful spot is ruined time and time again by all the various creature noisy neighbours.

Digital study guide ‘Of Mice and Men’ launched

An app for students and fans of American novella Of Mice and Men is launched today by Mammoth Graphics. It more »

New Incredible Numbers maths app – a teacher’s experience

How many sides does a circle have, Sir? What happens when you divide by zero, Sir? What is the biggest prime number, Sir? Is 0.9 recurring equal to 1, Sir? What is the smallest fraction, Sir? What is Pi, Sir?

iBeacons: Putting Apps On The Map

iBeacons are taking the world of retail by storm. They got lost in the initial hullabaloo of iOS 7’s launch, when they were announced at Apple’s developer conference over the summer. But the enormous potential of this tiny gadget shouldn’t be underestimated.

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Job Opportunity: Senior Creative Producer at oolipo

oolipo are looking for an energetic & experienced story producer to help them craft experiences that reimagine storytelling for their digital more »

Joanna Ellis steps down at The Literary Platform, Miriam Robinson joins as Associate Director

Joanna Ellis has stepped down from her role as Partner at The Literary Platform after four years at the consultancy. more »

Episodic publishing back in vogue: Julian Fellowes launches episodic publishing app

Serial episodic publishing, a mainstay of publishing in Victorian literary magazines, is back in fashion due to 21st century technology*.