Cooking with Poo by Saiyuud Diwong (aka Poo — Thai for crab and a ‘nickname’) and published by Urban Neighbours of Hope is a fixed-layout iBook available for the iPad and iPhone.
Chocalicious by Kim McCosker is the first in a series of new mini iBooks from 4 Ingredients and AppBooks. Chocalicious is a fixed-layout iBook available for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch from the iBookstore (if your looking for it on your iPhone you need to use the iBooks app!).
As today was the first day for iPad pre-orders in the US and there is quite a buzz about it, I thought it timely to make my first blog post and share some thoughts on iPad books.
A book is a book is a book
A few days ago Mobclix data revealed there were some 27,000 AppBooks (Book Applications) on the iTunes App Store. Significantly, they now outnumber games as the largest App category.
Here is a pic from their website:
These are iPhone Apps. What will happen when the iPad releases?
We will see even more AppBooks. Or will we?
AppBooks and the iBookstore
There has been some discussion in the last few days about the possibility of Apple removing some AppBooks once the iPad and iBookstore releases. This began with Jason Kincaid’s TechCrunch post ‘Will books be the next to go in Apple’s App … Read More »