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How digital publications can make browsing easier.
The use of strict print design elements in digital content locks readers into systems that aren't user friendly. A little rethinking can go a long way toward solving that problem.
Publishers have data, but they need to know what to do with it.
Kirk Biglione, partner at Oxford Media Works, talks about how publishers can gather various types of data and put it to use.
Google's Marcin Wichary brings HTML5 into perspective for publishers.
Should publishers jump on the HTML5 bandwagon? Marcin Wichary, senior user experience designer at Google, discusses the benefits and opportunities.
The trend toward more ereader features seems to undermine the simplicity of reading.
More and more features appear in new and updated ereader apps and devices. But are those features functional to reading, or are they just extraneous toys that obfuscate the core purpose?
Lonely Planet's walking tour apps are a product of digital-only thinking.
Gus Balbontin, director of transformation at Lonely Planet, says the secret to success may lie in throwing tradition to the wind and creating digital content first.
Book retailers are missing an opportunity to unite the physical and digital worlds.
Bookstores need to build functionality into their mobile apps that makes customers want to go to their brick-and-mortar locations.
Subscription competition could yield one good thing: lower price points.
Apple may have a lion's share of the tablet and app markets now, but new competition may create a more level playing field.
Formation Media CEO Sam Jones on how fading publishing brands can be reborn on the digital side.
Formation Media CEO Sam Jones discusses his recipe for online content success: It has to be free, it has to be widely available, and publishers must operate at a web-appropriate scale.
The American Chemical Society gets recognized for its app, Bloomsbury changes focus on rights, and the tablet wars flare up
In this week's edition of Publishing News: The American Chemical Society's slick mobile app gets recognized, Bloomsbury ditched its territory structure, and HP took aim at Apple with its TouchPad tablet and publisher-friendly subscription policies.
Flipboard and other apps aggregate content in a user-friendly style. But are publishers on board?
Gathering a flurry of news content into one neat and orderly place is nothing new, but recent app releases and new announcements show developers are embracing the user-specific demands of the consumer. Whether publishers go along with these apps is another matter.