These days, when most of us think of a “book,” we have in mind something around nine inches by six inches, with mass market paperbacks shaving off an inch or two in each dimension. But digital reading has redefined presuppositions about size and, more importantly, about what format is best for what’s being read: text messages, news articles, textbooks or fiction. Conventional wisdom (including my own) typically suggests that serious digital reading calls for ample screen size (at least a tablet or e-reader), while one-off encounters with sports updates or tweets are fine on mobile phones. But these rules of thumb are crumbling as users increasingly abandon larger mobile devices like Kindles and Nooks in favor of an all-purpose phone. While sales of e-readers and tablets are slowing, the real growth is in smartphones. In 2014, 1.2 billion smartphones were sold worldwide. With many newer generations of smartphones offering bigger screens – along with continued advancements in screen resolution – readers are turning to their mobiles for more and more of their onscreen reading. Does size matter? For most of us, yes. When the reading platform size shrinks, it’s harder to focus on complex arguments or story lines. No wonder [...]
L'utilisation d'une "BOX" est intéressante dans votre salle de classe, votre installation sportive, ou encore lors d'une sortie sur le terrain, d'une visite de musée… Ainsi il sera possible de distribuer des ressources, depuis la clé USB branchée sur la borne wifi, aux tablettes ou smartphones des élèves (BYOD) par le réseau wifi privé disponible depuis la box pédagogique. - travail collaboratif - partage de documents entre l'enseignant et les élèves - diffuser des cours - partager un boîtier pédagogique entre plusieurs enseignants d'un même établissement - créer un fonds de ressources numériques en consultation - créer votre bibliothèque numérique - dépot leçons, devoirs, capsules vidéos, manuels numériques, cartes, dictionnaires…
Booktrack has created a new genre of digital storytelling entertainment. The patented technology lets anyone add a synchronized movie-style soundtrack—including music, ambient audio and sound effects—to an e-Book or other digital text content, with the audio paced to each individual’s reading speed. This innovative platform enables users to create and share stories—on a mobile or tablet device—in a unique and exciting way, transforming the “written” word.
"The Internet has brought the world many things, but one of the things that really stands out, is making the world’s culture more accessible to the population. Projects that would have seemed impossible 20 years ago are now being accomplished in the blink of an eye. Google Books is legally scanning every book they can get their hands on and the Internet Archive is digitizing every public domain movie, song, book, and webpage..."
En enero publicamos en el blog Sin Tinta un tutorial para animar a editar eBooks en tres minutos. El de hoy es un poco más complejo (siete minutos más), pero servirá para los que quieren crear un ebook con aspecto profesional para distribuirlo en Internet o, simplemente, para compartirlo con...
Archimag Gallica propose 3 000 ebooks gratuits à télécharger au format ePub Archimag L'initiative ravira les amateurs de lecture électronique : Gallica, la bibliothèque numérique de la Bibliothèque nationale de France (BNF) propose de télécharger...
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