Are smartphone makers going to start serving ads?

By Chris Meadows
August 22, 2015 // 2 Comments

Is the next mobile advertising frontier pop-up notifications? Earlier this month, Slashgear reported that HTC served its users an ad for the (abysmal) Fantastic Four movie as an ostensible phone [...]

On deep linking to bring departed app users back

By Chris Meadows
August 15, 2015 // 2 Comments

It’s funny how an article intended to be informative and instructive to one audience can be downright disturbing to another, can’t it? That’s the thought I had when I ran across this article on [...]

TeleRead Links: International pricing, knuckle dragging, revising copyright, and more

By Chris Meadows
July 27, 2015 // 1 Comment

When Selling Virtual Products Abroad, Don’t Put Prices On Autopilot (TechCrunch) For our experiment, we selected six different currencies — Australian dollar, Canadian dollar, British pound, [...]

App Review: iPoe Collection: Enhanced eBook in an App

By Juli Monroe, TeleRead
June 19, 2015 // 4 Comments

Remember how I said I didn’t much like enhanced ebooks? I might have to change my opinion if more publishers offered books like the iPoe Collection. I confess to being dubious when the [...]

App Review: Agent for Android. Silence Your Phone Automatically

By Juli Monroe, TeleRead
June 17, 2015 // 1 Comment

Half the reason I’m writing this post is because I finally got my HTC One M8 to Bluetooth connect to my Honda Civic. Apparently a recent update the HTC Car app made them compatible with each [...]

E-books on your Windows phone: Try free Freda app—offering text to speech and easy downloads of free books

By David Rothman
June 2, 2015 // 1 Comment

  A free e-reading app called Freda might be just the ticket for your Windows phone. Freda already shines by Windows Phone e-reading standards. It’s won an average of 4.5 stars out of 5 from 1,384 [...]

The Once and Future of Handwriting Recognition

By Juli Monroe, TeleRead
May 29, 2015 // 2 Comments

With apologies to T. H. White for the title. I was recently approached by MyScript, a company focused on handwriting recognition software, about their latest iOS app, MyScript Stylus for iOS. [...]

App Annie Index suggests Google has an app problem?

By Paul St John Mackintosh
April 16, 2015 // 0 Comments

The latest quarterly mobile app market index from analytics firm App Annie, the App Annie Index: Market Q1 2015, suggests that the Google Play store and the iOS App Store are following [...]

Searching for the perfect tablet writing app

By Juli Monroe, TeleRead
January 29, 2015 // 5 Comments

You’ll note the title says “searching.” There’s a reason for that. I’ve found an option that works, after a fashion, and I’ve found another app I intend to try, [...]

Moon+ Reader Pro sporting new Material Design

By Juli Monroe, TeleRead
January 6, 2015 // 9 Comments

Your Android device might not yet be running Lollipop (and you might be glad of that with recent reports of Lollipop woes), but you’ve probably noticed that many of your apps are sporting the [...]

Notes on iPhone/iPad

By Joanna Cabot
November 18, 2014 // 2 Comments

In today’s Morning Links, there was an interesting piece from Mark Crump at GigaOM on his work process for iPad/iPhone note-taking. This is an interesting subject for me as I have at various [...]

Magazine publishers unhappy with Apple Newsstand

By Chris Meadows
October 16, 2014 // 0 Comments

Digital magazines for tablets have long had a number of problems, not the least of which being that it’s considerably easier for people to make their own “magazines” via RSS readers or other [...]

Humble Bundle releases Android App

By Joanna Cabot
August 15, 2014 // 0 Comments

From the fine folks at Lifehacker comes this intriguing news (Humble Bundle Releases Android App): the Humble Bundle people have just updated their Android app to allow downloads right from inside. [...]

Using Evernote as a task management system

By Juli Monroe, TeleRead
August 4, 2014 // 4 Comments

Last year Joanna wrote an excellent guide to Evernote, and I’ve been a fan for years. I recently read Evernote for Dummies, through Scribd, and, although I didn’t learn much new from the [...]

Amazon gives away 30 free Android apps June 27, 28

By Chris Meadows
June 27, 2014 // 1 Comment

If you’ve got an Android tablet and are looking for something fun to put on it, don’t miss this Amazon giveaway. Instead of just one app, today Amazon’s giving away thirty with a combined total [...]

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