To expand a bit, we’re announcing the release of our iPad and Android apps (available in the Store and Market, respectively) and the confirmation of our Blackberry app (out quite soon!). We’ve also got a shiny new Dropbox mobile API and developer program, and the announcement of some awesome partner apps that work amazingly with Dropbox.
Huge props go out to Will and Brian (iPad devs), Tom (Android dev) and Zed (API) for their hard work the past few weeks to get these out. These guys all deserve a huge vacation. Enjoy!
While Mr. Palma didn’t go into details, users of Google Editions would be able to read books from a web browser—meaning that the type of e-reader device wouldn’t matter. The company also could build software to optimize reading on certain devices like an iPhone or iPad but hasn’t announced any specific plans.
“This levels the retail playing field,” said Evan Schnittman, vice president of global business development for Oxford University Press. “And as a publisher, what I like is that I won’t have to think about audiences based on devices. This is an electronic product that consumers can get anywhere as long as they have a Google account.”