ExtraBITS for 28 February 2011
Steve Jobs turned 56 last week, Adam was interviewed about the iPad and publishing, and a number of developers have banded together to raise money to help the Christchurch earthquake relief efforts. Read on!
New Zealand App Developers Donate to Quake Relief — Kudos to the Mac and iOS developers who are donating a week’s worth of proceeds to aid in the Christchurch earthquake relief efforts. Through 5 March 2011, 100 percent of proceeds from all listed apps will go directly to the New Zealand Red Cross. And if you’re a developer, scroll to the bottom of the page to see how to join the effort.
Adam Engst Interviewed about iPad and Publishing — TidBITS contributor Eolake Stobblehouse interviewed Adam to talk about publishing the Take Control ebooks, and specifically how the iPad has changed reading and buying habits in less than a year of being on the market.
Wish Steve Jobs a Happy Birthday — Steve Jobs turned 56 last week, on 24 February 2011, and a wonderfully sweet Happy Birthday Steve Jobs site popped up to give everyone a chance to express their good wishes. It isn’t accepting new entries now, but over 20,000 people contributed thoughts.