Media & Entertainment (173)
E-books go ‘ooh la la’!
According to the Wall Street Journal, since the emergence of e-books, erotic novels have rocketed up to the top of best-seller lists. In the Unites States, 40% of books considered risqué were released in digital format only.
Why it matters
E-books have allowed people to exercise more discretion in public areas without the book covers broadcasting what they are looking at to strangers. While social media has encouraged people to share what they do with others, there are some personal habits that we want to remain private. Are there other businesses that could benefit by helping consumers be more discreet and avoid public embarrassment?
Pad in the City, a Madrid-based company, rents 3G iPads to tourists visiting Madrid, Spain. For $55 per day, visitors have unlimited access to the internet, travel-related apps and more. The best part? Pad in the City will deliver your iPad directly to your hotel.
Dubai-based fitness company ‘In Motion’ are combining fitness and interactive gaming in order to address the health and wellbeing of today’s youth. The company make use of the latest ‘exergaming’ equipment, combined with an integrated educational curriculum that teaches practical strategies to improve physical activity and eating habits.