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Quiz Update: Accept Photo Answers from Students

New on Quiz Builder today is an additional question type that lets you to accept photo answers from students. This is perfect for practical questions, where you want to get more from students than a paragraph of text. For example, you could ask them to take a snapshot of an …

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 …

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, …

Featured Title: Eat Real Essentials

Win a copy of this month’s featured book by answering the simple question at the end of this review.  Good luck! This month we feature an inspiring eBook by holistic heath and nutrition coaches, Springer Huseby and Stephanie Wong.  If you live a hectic and busy lifestyle, struggle with fatigue …

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, …