Scribd Updates Its App for iPad & iPhone, Still Doesn’t Know What It’s Going to Do With Librify

Scribd is catching up with the technical requirements of streaming multiple kinds of content from a single app, but they’re still stumbling over how to run their business. Scribd rolled out a new update today for its iOS app which improves the reading and listening experience. The new app has more informative book pages and better… Read More »

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 »