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?
A company in France called Ultime Realite has opened to cater to a new breed of thrill seekers - those who are willing to pay for the experience of being kidnapped! You even have the opportunity of creating an elaborate theme, including a helicopter scene.
Noteslate is the elegant simplification of the tablet technology. It has a monochrome matt epaper-display and looks like real paper. The simple interface for pencil and paper offers a new experience to take notes and do drafts.