Apr. 29, 2011- Wired | Eliot Van Buskirk
"In its first two weeks, the Rock N’ Roll Hall of Fame app for iPhone and iPad has done something remarkable in an industry where most news about music buying is about how people don’t do it anymore: It convinced people to pay for music.”…
Apr. 18, 2011- Mobile Marketer | Dan Butcher
"The museum tapped Sideways Inc., which specializes in translating books, magazines and other publications for mobile devices, to create the multimedia app.” …
Apr. 16, 2011- Appolicious | Brad Spirrison
” The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame is one of the country’s most glorious cultural institutions and a must-visit destination for anyone who loves Rock & Roll. Of course, it’s not always easy to make the trek to Cleveland in order to understand the roots of rock.” …
Apr. 15, 2011- 148Apps | Jennifer Allen
"For the mere price of $1.99, this app gives you a list of more than 600 of the most influential and famous Rock & Roll songs of all time. Each of these songs has been chosen by various knowledgeable staff from the Museum of the same name as well as many Rock critics and historians. You can look through according to decade and track the evolution of the genre, or you can search for specifics if you’re itching to remember something.” …
Apr. 14, 2011- iLounge | Jesse David Hollington
”The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum has released an iOS application based on its Songs That Shaped Rock and Roll exhibit. The app features a multimedia showcase of over 600 songs from the 1920s through to 2006 selected by the museum’s curatorial staff and a number of rock critics and historians as influential in the evolution of rock and roll.” …
Apr. 14, 2011- Cleveland Scene | Michael Gallucchi
”The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum has just released its first iPhone and iPad app. And surprisingly, it's kinda cool.” …
Apr. 13, 2011- Publishing Perspectives (UK) | Edward Nawotka
"…the e-book developer Sideways is touting the launch of David Roberts’ Egypt, an enhanced e-book app featuring social media interaction.” …
Apr. 13, 2011- Macnn | Macnn Staff
"An interactive exhibit at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Museum has been turned into an app for iOS devices by Sideways, Inc., who usually focus on creating mobile versions of print projects.” …
Apr. 13, 2011- 9to5 Mac | Christian Zibreg
"Camp fires and rock parties will never be the same with this nifty program that just hit the App Store. The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame app comes with some 600 recordings cherry-picked by the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame as the most influential songs in rock history.” …
Apr. 12, 2011- eBOOK NEWSER | Nate Hoffelder
"Sideways is one of the quieter and more innovative app developers, and it just released a new eBook in the iBookstore.”…
Apr. 5, 2011- GiggleApps | Amy Solomon
Jeremy Fisher: Buddy Edition is a very good universal app which brings the classic story The Tale of Mr. Jeremy Fisher to devices with especially nice narration. The iPad application also contains coloring pages as well as a connect-the-dots activity. Both versions contain “Buddy Reading” which enables an adult to read the story from a remote place in real time to a listening child who is at another location.” …
Apr. 4, 2011- Kirkus Reviews
Potter’s tale of a hapless frog who sets out to catch a minnow for dinner and almost ends up being dinner himself gets several useful extras in this unabridged app. It also receives a design upgrade that increases the original’s cramped trim size and eliminates its blank pages while pairing text and pictures more closely together.” …
Mar. 24, 2011- hiVelocity | Lynne Meyer
According to Eliza Wing, president and COO, what the company does goes well beyond the e-book concept of straight text. "Sideways is making books come alive with video, audio and design images all at once. We're developing original content with forward-thinking book publishers and authors and augmenting text with rich media to enhance the reading experience..."
Jan. 26, 2011- eBook Newser | Dianna Dilworth
“Eliza Wing, president and co-founder of Sideways had this statement: “It’s now clear that tablet use is only going to escalate and the device is in fact an essential communications channel. Publishers and marketers can successfully engage their audiences with it while gaining valuable intelligence on them.
Jan 26, 2011- Publishers Weekly
Sideways founder Charles Stack showed off M3, his own multimedia authoring platform, as well as highlighting a new e-book feature he calls “buddy reading.” The feature allows a user with an iPhone to synch to another iPhone in another location (say a child at home) using the iPhone’s new Game Center and can then read aloud and turn pages simultaneously in a remotely shared e-book.
Jan. 19, 2011- The Courier | Sara Arthurs
“One company, Sideways, has created an “earworms” iTunes app. The idea is that the best cure for an earworm may be giving one to someone else, said Charles Stack, CEO and co-founder of Sideways.
Jan. 18, 2011 - Book Business
"The first app in this series, it utilizes content from Busch's "Canon EOS Rebel T2i/55OD Guide to Digital SLR Photography." Additional features include instructional videos featuring Busch, and interactive command cards that help readers navigate camera menus." ....
Jan. 5, 2011 - Huffington Post | Jeff Rivera
"Digital technology has brought about a whole new world for book publishing and magazine publishers. Some say it is a world of trouble, others say a world of opportunity. One company that is at the forefront of what they feel is an untapped market is Sideways. I had the opportunity to talk to Eliza Wing, co-founder and President of Sideways and hear her viewpoint on the coming changes in the industry in the near future." ....
Sideways' Buddy Reading allows parents to read books to children remotely using their iPhones and the iPad
Dec. 21, 2010 - Talking New Media
"Here is an ingenious and fun use of Apple's new mobile devices, as well as software solutions, combined with some original additions from the Cleveland based software company Sideways LLC. The Sideways' Buddy Edition allows two people to read aloud together using their iPad and either an iPhone or iPod touch. The first app featuring this has just been released: the Peter Rabbit: Buddy Edition of the Beatrix Potter classic." ....
Dec. 21, 2010 - USA Today
"UNICEF just launched a holiday coloring book iPad app, which allows kids to color as many as nine greetings on the iPad and then email them to friends and family. It's a great way to support and share the UNICEF message, and it's free!" ....
Dec. 1, 2010 - 148Apps | Brad Hilderbrand
"You know that one track that’s absolutely awful but you just can’t get out of your head? Well Earworms is a whole collection of clips from those songs which you can share with contacts. Why would you try and get intentionally bad songs stuck in the heads of others? Because you’re a supervillain, that’s why." ....
Dec. 1, 2010 – mediabistro | Todd Ogasawara
“I appreciated the interactive nature of the app that lets you, for example, tap buttons colored red on a 3D rotating view of the T2i camera to learn how each button functions or the interactive T2i menu options.” ….
Apple features Floating World
8 Oct 2012
We are having a good week. Apple is promoting our Pictures of the Floating World on the Art & Architecture page.
6 Aug 2012
The iPad offers new opportunities for multimedia books that combine text with images with sound. Sideways continues to explore these possibilities with our newly released Multi-Touch Orchestra. This new iPad book was assembled with iBooks Author and uses the interactive widget capability to offer actual keyboards and strings for each of 26 musical instruments. Readers can see beautiful hand drawn illustrations of each instrument, read a brief description, and then literally play an octave of each instrument on the iPad … Continue reading
iBooks Author Guide #1 Published
30 Mar 2012
Yay! My iBooks Author Guide #1 Overview is finally available on iTunes. Get a copy now while it’s still free. You don’t have to read it but please, please, please leave it a nice review. http://itunes.apple.com/us/book/ibooks-author-guide-1-overview/id504914948?mt=11 Thanks
Sideways titles awarded QED Seal – Quality, Excellence and Design
6 Jan 2012
Peter Rabbit, Appley Dapply, and David Roberts Egypt were each award the QED seal by PIA. “New to the Publishing Innovation Awards this year is the QED Seal, which stands for Quality, Excellence, Design. The QED is the “Good Housekeeping Seal of Approval™” for ebooks – it signals to an ebook reader that the title will render well in whatever their preferred reading format and that they can buy with confidence.” Each of Sideways’ titles met a rigorous 14 point … Continue reading