Kindles and other ebook readers have been included in the UK nation’s official shopping basket for the first time, which is compiled by the Office for National Statistics. The ONS report said: “E-books represent a significant and growing market, with recent increases in the number of people reading books digitally.”
The latest version of iBooks features scrolling facility as an alternative to page turning. Unfortunately, they’ve missed the trick. The only way to scroll is to push with your finger which covers the text you’re trying to read. Why didn’t they advantage of the tilt facility which has been used on some apps where the angle of tilt allows you to control the speed of scrolling. The bonus was it reminded me of the brilliant video explaining the difference between books and scrolls. If you haven’t seen it – take a look now.