Yuzu v2.0 for iPad Adds Many Basic Features the App Should Have Had At Launch

Barnes & Noble’s digital textbook app of last resort got an update this week which may have fixed some of problems plaguing the platform since it launched last spring. According to the changelog, Wednesday’s Yuzu update added a number of basic features like cross-device syncing, editable notes,  logging out of your account,  and the addition of… Read More »

Alexi Wants to Help You Find Your Next Read

The Bookseller (paywall’d) reports that Alexander Kidd, formerly of Picador and formerly a literary agent, is showing off a new book discovery app called Alexi. This iPhone app is currently in beta, but when it launches this autumn Alexi will let readers follow well-known literary authors and get their recommendations on books worth reading, and read the… Read More »

Correction: iBooks Author Updated, Can Now Make and Export Epub3 Files

Apple got a lot of attention for yesterday’s iOS 8.4 update, but that wasn’t the only release to come down the pipe. The company also released a new version of iBooks Author which finally gave that OSX app the ability to make ebooks designed to fit the iPhone’s screen. Authors and publishers can now use iBooks Author to create… Read More »