Our Latest App is now Live!

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Please note: This app was replaced in early 2018 This app had a great 6-year run since it's launch in 2012. Nonetheless, we've been focused on creating great universal web experiences and have launched other resources to take the app's place.We've…

Gone in 5 seconds…

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I've really come to appreciate the 5 second usability test:[one_half]Conducting these 5 second tests for our recently launched iPad helped a lot in getting user feedback on the look and feel and iconography. This tried and true UX exercise…

iPad Usage Survey Results offers a few surprises, and confirms the rapid growth and success of the device

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Two-thirds of iPad owners use their iPads 1-5 hours a day.via businessinsider.com Click through to Business Insider's survey findings for the latest insights in how the iPad is being used, or read on to check out Polymash's favorites…

iPad and Android Tablet and iPad apps: five monetization strategies

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Subscription workarounds In-app single purchases Advertising Location-based offerings Social media sharing and aggregationvia emediavitals.com Click throught for a nice summary post from Prescott Shible's blog on current digital…

Business usage and applications for iPad are on the rise.

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Lloyd's underwriters are testing the iPad's usefulness in the insurance market. Photograph: Danny Lawson/PAFor centuries, insurance brokers could be seen in the City clutching bundles of papers in leather slipcases. But the underwriting slip,…

Digital Magazines and Books need to Evolve!

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This was a week for some great ideas to emerge on how tablet platforms and digital readers need to evolve in terms of functionality, features, user experience, social media integration.Now that the iPad has been on the market for some time…

Inspired to NOT take any VC money?

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“Our outfit Envato was started by myself, my big brother, my wife and my best friend,” says Collis Ta’eed (pictured below on the cover of Nett magazine). “We put in a bit of money we each had and mostly just worked hard.” In this…

Key Points from a Harrison Group Survey on Tablet Technologies and Digital Publishing

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Unlike other new technologies, this revolution is not about the technology itself, but rather, about the role that content plays in people's livesvia prnewswire.com The above is my favorite quote from the Harrison Survey on the impact that…

Content still king, children’s publishers told

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A major gathering of children’s publishers has been urged to stay focused on content despite the increasing familiarity children have with new technological advances.  via thebookseller.com I totally agree with the view that in order…

AUTO BILD für iPad !

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  via itunes.apple.com Is it just me, or does it seem that European magazines are way more active in developing iPad and tablet digital publications?Recently there have been a slew of digital magazines released in Europe, and Axel Springer…