Searching Safari Queue (iOS) We’ve just added search to the latest version of Safari Queue. You can now search Safari’s collection of over 30,000 books and videos right from the app.
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Version 1.1 of Safari Queue is now available in the iTunes Store. We launched the app in late November, and we’re pleased to say that we’ve made a number of improvements in this first update. What’s new in this version? Version 1.1 of the Queue app includes the following new features and improvements: Highlighting! Highlights… Read more »
Yesterday, we posted about Safari Queue, our new iOS application. Fundamental to the app is the notion that it syncs with your “queue,” a feature that is part of new Safari. Queuing is integrated throughout the Safari experience, but it may not be clear exactly what it does. What is the queue? Why would you… Read more »
Safari Queue, the iOS companion app for Safari, is now available in iTunes. About Safari Queue 1.0 Our goal for the first release of Safari Queue was to provide a great experience for reading books and videos when offline — by far our most requested feature, difficult to provide in a standalone web application. Unlimited offline availability Queue places no limits… Read more »
We’ve had lots of requests for offline reading in Safari Flow, and I’m excited to share that we’ve started development work on the native apps* that will offer offline first.
iBooks now supports an extension to EPUB that allows publishers to create books with precise layout using CSS. This is Apple’s own extension, not part of the EPUB specification itself (and not one that they suggested be included in EPUB3). The goal of this post is to simply document the extension and show how to… Read more »
[Update: Liz Castro has an even easier post on editing EPUB files directly on the iPad.] The arrival of iBooks this year helped many people understand that ebooks were already capable of interesting experimentation, multimedia, and nuanced, thoughtful design. Many of iBooks’ strengths come directly from the fact that they wisely chose to base it… Read more »
We’re making the geo demo featured in the Interactivity in EPUB talk available for download under the MIT License. About the demo In the demo, the geolocation capability of the web browser transmits your latitude/longitude. The code then queries the Geonames database to get an English placename. After that, the code will continually poll for… Read more »
The video of my session at BookNet Canada Tech Forum is now posted over on their site (scroll down to 1pm): In the video you can enjoy the dramatic moment when the lights inexplicably dim and I think I’m being thrown off stage. (Slides for ‘Designing ebooks for ePub reading engines’)