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...
Get the Math is about algebra in the real world. See how professionals use math in music, fashion, videogames, restaurants, basketball, and special effects. Then take on interactive challenges related to those careers. Watch this intro video before trying one of the challenges below.
Even though I create nearly all of my documents online and use cloud storage services that support a multitude of file formats, there are still a few occasions when someone sends me a file that I need to convert. If your school is not using Google Drive, Dropbox, or a similar cloud service, you may find yourself and your students in need of a file conversion tool too. A more common need for a file conversion tool arises when we start to work with audio and video files. Here are file good online file conversion tools.
A source within Amazon has disclosed to Good e-Reader that the upcoming Kindle Paperwhite 3 will use new screen technology. The entire e-reader will be lighter than previous models, have higher resolution and incorporate a flexible display.The Kindle Paperwhite 3 will be using screen technology that was developed by e Ink and Sony called Mobius. Mobius uses a TFT technology that will enable the development of much lighter and rugged products. Mobius displays can weigh less than 50% of an equivalent glass based TFT. This is particularly important for mobile products requiring larger display areas.
Sigil is a multi-platform EPUB ebook with the following features:
Online Sigil User's Guide, and Wiki documentationFree and open source software under GPLv3Multi-platform: runs on Windows, Linux and MacFull UTF-16 supportFull EPUB 2 spec supportMultiple Views: Book View, Code View and Preview ViewWYSIWYG editing in Book ViewComplete control over directly editing EPUB syntax in Code ViewTable of Contents generator with multi-level heading supportMetadata editor with full support for all possible metadata entries (more than 200) with full descriptions for eachUser interface translated into many languagesSpell checking with default and user configurable dictionariesFull Regular Expression (PCRE) support for Find & ReplaceSupports import of EPUB and HTML files, images, and style sheets,Documents can be validated for EPUB compliance with the integrated FlightCrew EPUB validatorEmbedded HTML Tidy: all imported files have their formatting corrected, and your editing can be optionally cleaned
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..."
Could e-books actually get in the way of reading? In a study looking at students’ use of e-books created with Apple’s iBooks Author software, the Schugars discovered that the young readers often skipped over the text altogether, engaging instead with the books’ interactive visual features.