9 reasons to be excited by the new TED Books app


Deanna Lawrence:

So very much to learn and share!

Originally posted on TED Blog:

Via TED Curator Chris Anderson’s personal blog:

After a couple of weeks in beta, the new TED Books app launched today on iPad and iPhone and I’m incredibly excited about it. Here’s why.

1. It brings together all of our authors in one irresistible package. 16 current titles with new ones to be released every two weeks.

2.It’s free. I think a lot of people are going to download it. The titles cost $2.99 each BUT see 9 below for a tasty surprise….

3. The app offers all the goodies you’d expect in the age of the tablet: glorious images, video, audio, links to maps, online resources, search, commenting, sharing, automatically updated editions, and much more.

4. But, crucially, the app retains the linear narrative thread that makes reading so appealing. Some ambitious attempts to create ebooks on a tablet have somehow abandoned this. When…

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