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 »

Original Kindle Paperwhite (2012) Update v5.6.1.1 Adds Wordwise, Goodreads

With the new Kindle Paperwhite due to ship next week, Amazon has turned its attention to the older models. Amazon is currently rolling out an update for the three-year-old original Paperwhite. The v5.6.1.1 update doesn’t add the features that will ship on the new Paperwhite next week but it does bring the older model more in… Read More »

Apple Launches News App, Moves Into Competition With Flipboard

The gadget maker announced on Monday that it was retiring Apple Newstand and replacing it with Apple News, a Flipboard-esque news aggregator which is likely based on the PRSS digital magazine paltform Apple acquired in September of last year (and possibly also Booklamp). Techcrunch and Slashgear report that the new app will come bundled with iOS 9… Read More »