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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.

The London Book Shop Map on the iPhone

The London Bookshop map for iPhone: If you are in London at any point this December, this app will provide you with some fantastic off-the-beat-and-track sight seeing, as well as gifts for all the family.

Less like file-sharing, more like gifting

Digitisation has made books more accessible than ever, but that process has meant that some of the magic associated with gifting and sharing those reading experiences has been lost.

A year of Kickstarting Publishing in the UK

Kickstarters publishing project specialist Niina Pollari runs through a year of crowdfunding publishing in the Uk.

Portal Entertainment’s ‘The Craftsman’

The Craftsman is a thriller involving murder, missing people and a mysterious sect-like group. The reader takes on a key role in the story, playing an old friend of the protagonist who is called upon for help.

Starts Ups at CONTEC

As part of this year’s CONTEC conference at Frankfurt, the evident start-up focus kicked off with a great group of more »

Amber Books on Padify

Testing out the app market has been approached by many small to medium size publishers with caution, following reports of more »

Book Kernel: Capturing Events in Print

Bookkernal is the intersection between traditional publishing and contemporary social-media practices: it gives both an ongoing e-book and a take-home-physical book that collects the social media and on-the ground response from an event.

Two Left Feet

Australian animation studio proves you can teach old books new tricks

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The Literary Platform at London Book Fair

London based digital publishing consultancy The Literary Platform has programmed a series of events during London Book Fair (April 7-10), more »

Shortlist for YCE Digital Publishing Award 2014

The British Council’s Young Creative Entrepreneur (YCE) programme celebrates entrepreneurial skills and drive within the creative industries and has been more »

Nosy Crow tops Best Book Awards Tech Shortlist

The Booktrust Best Book Awards with Amazon Kindle shortlist is announced today with Nosy Crow heading up the technology category