Way back in 2000, cartoonist turned comics theorist Scott McCloud discussed infinite canvas in his book Reinventing Comics. The concept, simply put, is that electronic mediums afford artists an infinite space on which to create their work. Cartoonists should, therefore, take advantage of this new found freedom.
Marvel and Amazon have just announced a new deal that sees over 12,000 of the comic book publisher's back issues available on the Kindle store, starting today. Marvel's comics were previously available through the Comixology app, which Amazon purchased last year , and they will continue to be offered there, but Kindle owners can now buy straight from their own marketplace.
While the Nook tablet may have appealed to a certain kind of mobile user, not everyone was a fan of the Samsung Galaxy Tab, so it did not reach that wide of a market. But if you really preferred Barnes & Nobles ' e-book reader over all others like Kindle, Kobo, Aldiko, etc, then this will be good news for you.
Following the terrorist attack against the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo Apple has updated its French homepage with a black banner is a sign of solidarity. The banner reads "Je Suis Charlie" which translated in English means "I am Charlie." On January 7 three gunmen opened fire on the Paris office of the paper, killing 12 and wounding 11.
For the few of you thatdon'tregularly check the Kindle Fire productpage on Amazonfor changes, we've got a little update for you. Firefly, the visual search-slash-shopping tool that uses your camera to identify, and mostly purchase items, is coming to more tablets. Those withFire phones, and theKindle Fire HDX 8.
The director of the forthcoming movie Suicide Squad , about a group of DC comics supervillains sent on a special mission by the government, tweeted a photo of Jared Leto on Friday giving us our first look at the actor's take on the Joker. The last time we saw Batman's arch-nemesis on film was when he was played by Heath Ledger in The Dark Knight .
The Amazon Fire Phone might be considered a flop, but that doesn't mean the retailer giant is giving up on all its features. One of those features is Firefly, Amazon's rather quirky and amorphous visual search tool.
Amazon has introduced its new Kindle Textbook Creator, a tool that lets users create digital textbooks and related materials that include educational elements, not the least of which are flashcards. Students will then be able to access this content on the same devices other Kindle content can be accessed on, including their Fire tablets.
Has it been your dream to go on a limitless shopping spree and buy whatever digital content you want for your Android smartphone or tablet? Well, it's not exactly limitless, but you'll get the chance to have an Amazon gift card (or cards?) with a value of $25,000. And if you just buy those apps that are at $0.
For the past three years, Apple has had a free Mac app - iBooks Author - available for creating textbooks compatible with the company's iBooks app. Today, Amazon announced a beta version of Kindle Textbook Creator , designed to let educators and authors create Kindle books from existing materials and immediately make them available on the Amazon Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) platform.
During that magical transition period from physical music discs to digital files, you likely bought your first MP3 player and then stared down the massive pile of CDs filling your bookcase. Thus came the long process of ripping your physical media so that you could use it on the newest piece of technological marvel, and all was well in your world.
If you're a huge fan of Game of Thrones (either the books or the TV show or both) and you have a Kindle Fire, you must have been extremely frustrated when the new game Game of Thrones: Ascent was released a few weeks ago on the Google Play Store. But now, your patience will be justly rewarded as the game is also now available on the Amazon Appstore.
Liber Primus Games has announced a follow up to its debut gamebook app Narborion Saga. Narborion Saga Book II: The God of Orcs is a tabletop style roleplaying choose your destiny game which you can play on your Android or Kindle fire tablets (an iOS version is in the works). The God of Orcs continues to follow the epic journey of the main hero who must stop a war in the dawn of a new god of orcs.
My review of the Razer Tactical Bag began in January of 2015, about a month and a half ago. The bag was delivered to me right in time for CES 2015 - easily the most action-packed week for me out of the whole year - for tech, that is to say. During the week I carry a lot of weight. In past years, I've brought bags that weren't up to the task.
Splitting Nook from Barnes & Noble may not be a good idea for the digital branch after all. In releasing their fourth quarter earnings, Barnes & Noble showed an overall positive holiday quarter, but Nook is bringing them down. Nook revenue fell 55% over last year, casting doubt on which of Barnes & Noble’s two halves (physical or digital) is really failing.
QHD/2K screen resolutions. 64-bit processors. LPDDR4 RAM. Our mobile devices have increasingly become much more powerful, so it only follows that our mobile storage solutions try to catch up. That will come with the new eMMC 5.
Adding a second screen to your desktop computer setup is not uncommon, but adding a second screen to your smartphone is a completely new “thing”. Meet the InkCase Plus from OAXIS. The InkCase Plus is a 3.5 e-Ink display that pairs via Bluetooth with your Android smartphone. The InkCase Plus was a very successful Kickstarter project from last year that more than doubled their $100,000 funding goal.
There are hundreds probably thousands of smartphone models available all over the world today. It's so hard to choose now especially since smartphones are growing as everyone's primary device. Compared to tablet growth and laptop sales, smartphones are more in demand than ever. The challenge is for manufacturers to make their phones stand out in a market that is so well-saturated now.
If you've been looking to give cable the boot,Dish'sannouncement of a $20/month service that brings you TV channels over the internet may be the most exciting news of CES.Sling TVdoesn't quite have the robust network lineup as Comcast, Time Warner and others, but big names like ESPN, CNN, TNT, TBS, Food Network and many more have signed on (around 200 total, actually).