The Jungle Book: The Story of Mowgli and Shere Kahn is a rich, deeply-interactive children’s book adapted by Drew Frist of Electric type, illustrated by renowned artist Nigel Buchanan and narrated by Emmy-nominated Rich Orlow. The Jungle Book contains over 50 pages of interactive content, a sophisticated on-screen menu and navigation system, and provides a [...]
Provides access to the PBS DLL (a collection of thousands of media assets) on iPad for use in the classroom
A universal iPhone/iPad application providing interactive alphabet learning flashcards
A children’s activity app based on the popular property from the Netherlands
A cooking activity game based on the Emmy-Nominated PBS Kid’s show, Fizzy’s Lunch Lab
Created for JK Rowling’s Lumos Children’s charity, this app is designed to raise awareness of the charity’s work
A calming generative art experience for iPad
Content publishers are going to have to face the reality of the 30% Apple tax if they want to play in the iOS world. Could there be at least a glimmer of a silver lining?
With an Apple TV app store imminent (I hope!), could made-for-tv ebooks bring back active family experiences in the living room?
Aaron and I are on our way to Book^2 Camp in New York. It’s an “unconference,” an event that has a participatory style of generating bottom-up content from the attendees rather than providing top-down, pre-determined content. In the tech industry this is a very common format. After talking with a couple of our clients also [...]
My life, for better or worse, revolves around Apple products, and they are all, in general, well-designed, fun-to-use, and exciting products. So it’s no small praise when I say that one of the best-designed Apple products that I have laid hands on recently is the cheapest item they sell.
Apple’s new requirement that all paid content in apps be purchasable via in-app purchase has many ramifications, and not all of them fiscal. In this post, I ponder the issue from several business-related directions, but I also address the potentially huge problem of appointing Apple the controller (and potentially censor) of content.
(this was meant to go up last Monday. Oops.) Ugh. Halloween, and by extension, October has come and gone. 2010 is nearing its end. This has been a hectic couple of weeks for us. Transitory periods have a way of making you feel like time is rushing past and also like you’re not going fast [...]