Safari Books Online has further optimized it’s content for mobile devices.Â Notes, tags, and save to custom folders options are now accessible from any mobile device that supports 320×480 screen resolution.Â Sharing (even with non subscribers), enhanced categories, and use analytics are also new.Â More information is available from Business Wire.Â Hat tip to Resource Shelf.
SEBASTOPOL, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Safari Books Online (www.safaribooksonline.com), the leading on-demand digital library for technology, digital media and business professionals, today achieved another milestone in its mobile device strategy â€“ the seamless extension of its popular portal features to mobile devices. Subscribers on the go can now enjoy such popular features as creating notes, tagging and saving content in custom folders. Continue reading Safari Books Online Expands Mobile Device Options
The wait is finally over, well only if you own a Windows based device, for the blio reader from K-NFB and it’s partner Baker and Taylor.Â There is a full story in Business Wire, but the highlights include:
- free to download
- available immediately (Sept. 28th) for all Windows-based devices
- applications for iOS and Android operating systems following soon after
- full-color, interactive and immersive content
- todayâ€™s best-sellers as well as rich media content thatâ€™s simply not available on e-ink e-readers
- B & T signed over a hundred publishers Continue reading Much awaited blio reader to launch Windows version on September 28th
Just saw an article about Kno, a new company launching a digital textbook platform and reader.Â The device offers a two panel tablet for viewing textbook material in true form by maintaining page structure, charts, graphs, and other non-text elements.Â The device allows note taking and highlighting and offers Wi-Fi and 3-G access.Â Kno has already contracted with 4 academic textbook publishers including Wiley, McGraw Hill, Pearson, and Cengage Learning.Â For more info, see this article from gigaom or the press release on business wire. Twitter @GoodtoKNO
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