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Archive for March, 2011

A figment of their imagination

Jacob Lewis is the co-founder and ceo of Figment, a popular online community for teens and young-adults to create, discover, more »

Pan Macmillan launches colour illustrated books on iBookstore

Pan Macmillan is one of the first publishers to make colour illustrated books available on Apple’s iBookstore with new graphic more »

Cinderella: A Princess Story

Putting to one side the fact that my 3-year-old daughter knows what an iPad is but can’t brush her teeth without assistance, this is praise indeed for the latest app release from One Hundred Robot

Mr Pinkerton for iPad

Perhaps in the sequel we can hear about Mr Pinkerton’s newly found freedom and strict diet and exercise regime?

Winged Chariot Galleries app

The app is not simply a thing of beauty that’s free, it is also an inventive way for Winged Chariot to showcase visual content online without having to print hundreds of costly catalogues.

Return to Bas-Lag: An Interview with China Miéville

Following Jared Shurin’s Comment piece about bookish superfans here is Jared’s interview with author China Miéville. They discuss his fanbase – one of the most active and creative in the world.

The loyalty of book fan communities

How do stories and worlds begun in books develop in the hands of fans? What happens to the audience when the lights go out?

Photographer’s Eye iPad app

This is a brave attempt at translating a photographic manual to the iPad format and there are some great features, like the way you can move the horizon in a photograph up and down in the frame.

Nancy Drew Mobile Mysteries: Shadow Ranch

A series of game-books featuring Nancy Drew, the indefatigable teen detective, has been launched for iPhone, iPod and iPad.

The Guardian launches kids website

The Guardian has launched today, 3 March 2011, a new kids website at guardian.co.uk/childrensbooks. The site includes three reading zones more »

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The Writing Platform launches 2015 Bursary Programme

 The Writing Platform Bursary, which supports experimentation, collaboration and learning between writers and technologists, announces its 2015 Programme delivered in more »

Welcome to Picu!

Set on a junk island and featuring creatures made out of various bits of trash silhouettes, Picu is a mobile more »

Online Game launched to coincide with Peter Carey’s Amnesia

To mark the publication of Peter Carey’s new novel Amnesia, Penguin Random House Australia has launched an interactive online game more »