- 2017 Sep 15
Can We Speed-Read Our Way to Happiness?
Testing out a new app that promises to make you informed and intellectual in just 15 minutes per book.
- 2017 Jun 15
Chat Fiction Apps
A look at popular chat fiction apps.
- 2017 Apr 27
Have You Read the Latest Chat-Fic?
An article looks at chat-fiction apps like "Hooked."
- 2017 Mar 20
How to Finish a Novel
Data from an app author Wyl Menmuir used to help him write his Booker-longlisted debut gives insights into how it was done.
- 2017 Feb 28
Digital App Reaches Readers of Color
An article on the We Read Too app that aims to connect readers of color with diverse books.
- 2016 Nov 22
Epic! in the Classroom
The CEO of Epic! discusses the app.
- 2016 May 03
Bedtime VR Stories: Bad Idea?
An article is skeptical about Samsung's new app, Bedtime VR Stories.
- 2015 Mar 30
App Draws Ire from Edited Writers
Clean Reader — an e-reader app designed to ferret out, and block, profanity in novels and nonfiction — drew significant pushback from some authors amid its recent launch.
- 2015 Mar 26
The Trouble with Pic Book Apps
An article about the disconnect between apps and authors.
- 2014 Sep 23
Can You Read a Novel in Three Hours?
One writer speed-read a Man-Booker-shortlisted novel – with help from an app called Spritz.
- 2014 Jul 11
FTC Suing Amazon
The Federal Trade Commission is suing Amazon over improperly billing customers for children's apps.
- 2014 Jul 07
The NYT Looks at Interactive Fiction
The paper says the genre, once known as text adventure, is 'having a moment.'
- 2014 Jun 13
The Worst Way to Teach Kids to Read
Apps that force kids to log book time as a way to earn Internet and TV access are a huge mistake, according to Salon's Laura Miller.
- 2014 Mar 03
Flipboard a Win for Publishers
Among new apps, Flipboard drives the most traffic for publishers, according to data released by Mobile publishing startup Onswipe.
- 2014 Jan 16
The Future Is Mobile
Children's publishers focusing on mobile apps, devices.
- 2014 Jan 14
Licensed Brands Reign in App World
Licensed brands driving steady traffic for children's apps.
- 2013 Dec 10
Ridley Scott Options YA E-Original
Fae, an e-book original by Colet Abedi and Jasmine Abedi, is auctioned for film by Ridley Scott.
- 2013 Sep 09
Is 'Netflix for Books' Finally Here?
The new subscription app Oyster is trying to stake its claim as the latest technology to do for books what Netflix did for movies.
- 2013 May 14
Moomin in App World
Classic children's book characters have made their way into apps.
- 2013 Apr 18
Growing Up Digital
An article about a generation of youth who have never known a time without digital technology.
- 2013 Apr 04
Top Apps for Kids
A piece about the qualities of a successful kid's app.
- 2013 Mar 14
Bologna Ragazzi Digital Awards
Egmont's War Horse app among the winners of the Bologna Ragazzi Digital Awards.
- 2012 Jun 20
Reading Rainbow App
Can it replicate its television success on tablets?
- 2011 Nov 16
Rethink Gets $2 Million
Will use it to fund e-book discovery apps.
- 2011 Sep 29
Encyclopaedia Britannica Gets App
Taking the new Encyclopaedia Britannica app for a test drive.
- 2011 Sep 27
Young Children's Apps
The Guardian: Do apps for very young children enhance the reading experience or diminish it?