Monthly Archives: December 2024

Christmas Comes Early to Vook

Posted on by Matthew Cavnar

Apple’s iTunes Rewind 2024 lists are a great cheat sheet for gift giving—they summarize the “best of” products in various iTunes and iBookstore categories. But after reading it yesterday, we realized we won’t be needing any gifts this year: Apple chose THREE of our Vooks as the Best Enhanced Titles of 2024. Apple are the kings of curation when it comes to great content, so this is a big honor for us. It validates all the work we’ve done on   Read more…

Best of the Year

Posted on by Matthew Cavnar

I seem to start a lot of emails and posts with the line “we’re incredibly pleased . . .” but that’s the kind of problem I like having. And now I have to deal with it again because MediaBistro’s eBookNewser has named our Crush It! Vook one of the top ten eBooks of 2024. Crush It! is a title near and dear to our hearts — and one of our top performers — so we were incredibly pleased to see   Read more…

App Production Inc

Posted on by Matthew Cavnar

I’m part of the NY Tech Meet Up message board. Today was my second posting — previously I raised a question about Minecraft (specifically, WTF is the plot mechanism of this thing) so my contributions on digital publishing and magazine apps hopefully will improve my profile. The line of discussion was familiar: do people want to subscribe for content on iPad, do you just duplicate the content in a real world vehicle for digital, should the iPad reading experience be   Read more…