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Quiz Updates – Sharing & Last Page Layout

Thanks for all your positive feedback on our new Quiz Builder widget – we’re delighted that you like it and find it useful. We will be continuously adding new features over the next few months. Here is a quick summary of what has been added this week: 1. Sharing – …

Create amazing Before & After widgets for your eBooks

Whether you want to illustrate a room makeover, an antique restoration, or simply the passage of time, this nifty little widget lets your readers compare two ‘before’ and ‘after’ images. To use Before & After, readers move a bar either horizontally or vertically across the iPad to ‘swipe’ between the …

Connect your eBook with SoundCloud

This is a great widget that enables you to add SoundCloud files to your digital books made with Apple’s iBooks Author. SoundCloud is the world’s leading social sound platform where anyone can create sounds and share them everywhere. Simply upload your sounds to SoundCloud, then place a hyper-link to that …

Quiz Builder for iBooks Author is Here!

We are very excited today to introduce you to our new Quiz Builder widget for use with iBooks Author.  If you like iBA’s review widget but want additional questions types, real-time interaction and data reporting, then this is the perfect widget for you! Simply login to Bookry.com and use our …

Bookry Featured on TeacherCast

We were delighted to be featured in the App Spotlight section of TeacherCast this week. Bookry Founder Rhys Jones was recently interviewed by TeacherCast’s Jeff Bradbury about our services and how we are helping teachers using iBooks Author make some amazing interactive widgets for their Multi-Touch textbooks. Watch the interview …

Tutorial: Create your own App quality Maze

We’ve noticed that many of you are using the Sketchpad widget to create some fab maze puzzles, and although this works well, we don’t think it gives the best possible results. So we decided to create a new widget dedicated to this timeless puzzle. As simple as the Maze is, …

Register Now: iBA Hackathon Events, US

Starting on May 29th in San Jose, California, Tony DiLaura, Steve Dickie, and Judy Paxton will be bringing educators together in a series of two-day hackathon events, where teachers can collaboratively create resources for their students using iBooks Author. During the hackathons, teachers will learn about creating content in iBooks …

Twitter is changing, so our widget is too!

As of 11th June 2013 Twitter will be retiring the API we use to place data into your iBooks Author Twitter widgets. We’ve already made the necessary changes to support the new replacement API* and all new widgets will be using this Twitter API from now on. For older widgets, …

Bookry Notes Throughout your Book

Hey there, it’s Tom here. If you missed my previous blog post, I’m one of the developers at Bookry and if you’ve been watching any of our videos you’ve probably heard me talking about some of our great widgets already! I want to share a really great secret with you today. I …

New! Introducing the Notepad Widget

We’re excited to announce that our eagerly awaited Notepad widget is now available in the free widget library. With Notepad you can let readers enter text into your multi-touch book made with iBooks Author.  For example, maybe they want to add some revision notes to a chapter, submit an assignment, …