Publishing to the iPad
NPG recently launched a new iPad app Nature Journals – an app that allows us to distribute journal content to iPad users. I thought it might be interesting to highlight a few of the design decisions we took and discuss why we took them. Most publishers when they make an iPad magazine tend to design…
BBC iPhone apps? I think there’s a better way
Last month the BBC announced that it would launch a limited number of mobile app, starting with News and Sport and then possibly an iPlayer app. Unsurprisingly the NPA promptly complained that the BBC would “damage the nascent market“, and now the BBC Trust as said that it wants to review the plan and that…
No it’s not a generative platform but does it matter?
A lot of people have written a lot about Apple’s new toy. A lot of people are upset it doesn’t live up to the hype and lots of people point out that it’s a closed platform and not really a proper computer; some worry about what all this might mean for children learning how to…