September  23,  2012

#storyappchat Topic:  the  iPhone5

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From  User Julia_Brannon lynleystace lynleystace brooks_jones brooks_jones brooks_jones lynleystace brooks_jones lynleystace brooks_jones iPad_storytime lynleystace Julia_Brannon lynleystace brooks_jones Julia_Brannon lynleystace brooks_jones Julia_Brannon lynleystace iPad_storytime lynleystace brooks_jones brooks_jones lynleystace KarenRobertson iPad_storytime lynleystace brooks_jones KarenRobertson lynleystace iPad_storytime brooks_jones lynleystace KarenRobertson brooks_jones KarenRobertson lynleystace

Tweet Time Starting  now:  #storyappchat  Topic:  iPhone  5  http://t.co/Ij477wky  Join  every  Sunday,  9  PM   ET/6  PM Mon,  24  Sep  2012  00:58:49  +0000 Hi  everyone.  #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  00:59:20  +0000 RT    @Julia_Brannon:  Starting  now:  #storyappchat  Topic:  iPhone  5  http://t.co/Ij477wky  Join   every  Sunday,  9  PM  ET/6  PM Mon,  24  Sep  2012  00:59:38  +0000 OK,  just  about  ready  to  start  #storyappchat  tonite-­‐-­‐who's  out  there?  Topic  tonite  =  iPhone5! Mon,  24  Sep  2012  00:59:39  +0000  @lynleystace    @Julia_Brannon    @TELPmedia  Welcome  to  #storyappchat  tonite-­‐-­‐glad  to  have   you  all! Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:00:40  +0000 First  off:  Which  of  you  guys  ordered  a  iPhone5?  #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:02:56  +0000 We  don't  have  any  iPh*nes  in  this  house,  regrettably.  But  I'd  like  to  see  one.  #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:03:28  +0000 I'll  have  to  wait  until  the  spring,  when  my  current  contract  is  up.  #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:03:45  +0000  @brooks_jones  Ah,  so  no  camping  outside  the  Apple  store  for  you,  then?  #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:04:05  +0000  @lynleystace  Have  you  started  reformatting  the  art  4  your  app-­‐-­‐if  needed?  How  are  you   handling  the  increased  number  of  pixels?  #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:04:35  +0000 RT    @brooks_jones:  First  off:  Which  of  you  guys  ordered  a  iPhone5?  #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:05:03  +0000 I  have  downloaded  iOS  6  on  my  iPad  2,  though,  cos  Dan  kept  asking  me  if  I'd  done  it.   #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:05:04  +0000 No  iPhone  5  orders  in  our  house.      #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:05:24  +0000  @brooks_jones  We  had  a  lot  of  conversation  about  whether  we'd  do  anything  to   accommodate  the  longer  screen.  Answer  is  nothing.  #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:05:30  +0000  @lynleystace  I  updated  my  iPad2  to  iOS6  too!  Was  bummed  that  Siri  isn't  included  for  the   iPad2.  #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:05:59  +0000  @lynleystace  My  husband  updated  to  iOS6  on  his  phone,  but  I  haven't  updated  mine.       #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:06:01  +0000 Mainly  bc    @superhareball  says  it's  a  huge  coding  pain,  and  storyapps  are  built  with  tablets  in   mind,  no?  #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:06:11  +0000  @lynleystace  So-­‐-­‐just  living  with  the  black  bars  for  now?  #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:06:32  +0000 For  universal  storybook  apps,  what  percentage  are  iPhone  sales?      #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:06:34  +0000  @Julia_Brannon  I'm  regretting  it,  because  the  comma  to  apostrophe  thing  isn't  working   anymore.  This  is  huge.  #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:06:39  +0000 I'm  here!  Sorry  to  be  late  -­‐  just  finished  up  a  new  review  of  a  cute  FREE  book  app   http://t.co/w2a2qPv5  #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:06:56  +0000  @Julia_Brannon  We  think  about  20-­‐30  percent,  but  hard  to  tell  from  chart  rankings.   #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:07:01  +0000 I'd  love  to  know  this  too!  RT    @Julia_Brannon:  For  universal  storybook  apps,  what  percentage   are  iPhone  sales?  #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:07:11  +0000  @iPad_storytime  Welcome,  awesome  co-­‐host!  #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:07:40  +0000 My  first  thought  upon  learning  of  new  screen  was  'a  place  for  the  main  text'!  Dan  wasn't   impressed  with  that  idea  though.  #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:07:47  +0000    @brooks_jones    Treasure  Kai  sales  -­‐  about  20%  are  iPhone.  Most  are  iPad.  #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:08:14  +0000 I'm  waiting  to  decide  when  my  contract's  up  in  May.  Personally,  I'd  like  a  smaller  phone  (more   pocket-­‐sized)  &  mini-­‐iPad  more  #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:08:27  +0000 Even  if  you  get  a  sale  via  iPhone  though,  impossible  to  tell  how  the  app  is  actually  being  used.   May  be  reading  on  tablet.  #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:08:29  +0000  @lynleystace  No  camping-­‐-­‐in  fact,  I've  never  owned  an  iPhone.  Will  probably  switch  N  March   though-­‐-­‐DH  wants  2  switch  2  Verizon  #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:09:01  +0000  @iPad_storytime    We've  decided  we  will  get  one    as  we  need  another  phone.  #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:09:13  +0000  @KarenRobertson  Same  as  us,  then.  Maybe  a  common  stat  for  story  apps?  #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:09:18  +0000  @lynleystace  I  actually  like  the  idea  of  using  the  extra  space  for  text  in  many  cases.  It's  a  good   solution  if  formatted  well.  #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:09:34  +0000  @KarenRobertson  Welcome  to  #storyappchat-­‐-­‐great  to  have  you  here  tonite! Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:09:39  +0000  @iPad_storytime  The  question  is,  how  much  time/effort  to  expend  on  a  single  new  model?   For  us,  it's  not  justified.  #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:10:19  +0000  @iPad_storytime  Agree  Carisa,  I'd  rather  have  smaller  and  thicker  than  longer  and  thinner  but   if  we  get  one,  it  will  be  Chris'  #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:10:29  +0000 RT    @iPad_storytime:  I  like  the  idea  of  using  the  extra  space  for  text  in  many  cases.  It's  a  good   solution  if  formatted  well.  #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:10:42  +0000  @brooks_jones  Thanks!  Great  to  be  here.  Sunday  nights  are  usually  really  tough.  Glad  to  see   everyone.  #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:10:58  +0000 The  other  question  we  ask  for  universal  apps  is  to  what  extent  do  you  compromise  iPad  design   to  accommodate  smaller  screens?  #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:11:02  +0000

September  23,  2012

#storyappchat Topic:  the  iPhone5

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brooks_jones KarenRobertson brooks_jones lynleystace lynleystace KarenRobertson brooks_jones brooks_jones lynleystace Julia_Brannon lynleystace Julia_Brannon lynleystace brooks_jones iPad_storytime lynleystace brooks_jones Julia_Brannon brooks_jones KarenRobertson 4littletesters Julia_Brannon iPad_storytime brooks_jones lynleystace brooks_jones 4littletesters lynleystace KarenRobertson KarenRobertson HenryNate lynleystace brooks_jones Julia_Brannon Julia_Brannon lynleystace

RT    @lynleystace:    @iPad_storytime  The  ?  is,  how  much  time/effort  to  expend  on  a  single  new   model?  For  us,  it's  not  justified.  #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:11:03  +0000  @lynleystace  We've  just  submitted  an  update  for  Treasure  Kai  1  and  will  have  black  bars.  We   had  to  do  art  adjustments.  Pain!  #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:11:50  +0000 MT    @lynleystace:  The  other  ?  we  ask  is  to  what  extent  do  you  compromise  iPad  design  to   accommodate  smaller  screens?  #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:11:55  +0000 So  far  for  our  next  app  I've  used  36  point  font.  The  Artifacts  was  42  point.  Any  opinions  on   minimum  font  size?  #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:12:19  +0000 This  is  what  36  point  font  looks  like  at  iPad  size.  #storyappchat  http://t.co/f1p1gPSb Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:13:09  +0000 RT    @iPad_storytime:  Im  here!  Sorry  to  be  late  -­‐  just  finished  up  a  new  review  of  a  cute  FREE   book  app  http://t.co/rhwtPHrn  #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:13:26  +0000 RT    @lynleystace:  So  far  for  our  next  app  I've  used  36  point  font.  The  Artifacts  was  42  point.   Any  opinions  on  min.  font  size?  #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:13:51  +0000  @lynleystace  Who  is  your  audience-­‐-­‐middle  grade  and  up?  #storyappchat  For  that  group,   looks  like  what  you've  got  is  fine. Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:14:41  +0000  @brooks_jones  Yes.  Exactly  what  Dan  said.  The  issue  may  arise  when  viewing  story  on  iPod   sized  screen.  #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:15:21  +0000  @lynleystace  Do  you  have  a  name  for  your  next  app  yet?  #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:15:49  +0000  @Julia_Brannon  We  haven't  reserved  it  yet  but  I'm    hoping  it'll  be  called  Midnight  Feast.  Hope   I  didn't  jinx  that  now...  #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:16:14  +0000  @iPad_storytime  Is  it  my  imagination  or  are  there  a  wealth  of  free  children's  book  apps  out   these  days?  #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:16:20  +0000  @Julia_Brannon  It's  not  your  imagination.  There  was  a  race  to  the  bottom  and  we  all  'won'.   #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:16:44  +0000  @lynleystace  Midnight  Feast?  Sounds  intriguing!  #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:16:57  +0000  @Julia_Brannon  Yes  &  No.  There  are  a  lot  of  sales  lately.  I  noticed  same  thing  last  year  right   up  to  xmas.  Not  many  stay  free.  #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:17:39  +0000  @brooks_jones  Glad  you  like  it.  It  took  ages  to  come  up  with  The  Artifacts,  but  for  this  story  I   can  think  of  lots  of  titles.  #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:17:42  +0000  @Julia_Brannon  Tons  of  free  books  in  the  Kindle  store  now  too.  Definitely  a  race  to  the   bottom  now  :(  #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:17:54  +0000  @KarenRobertson  Glad  you  could  make  it  tonight!  #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:18:04  +0000  @lynleystace  I'd  be  honored  to  review  your  new  one,  when  you  get  it  wrapped  up   #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:18:25  +0000    @lynleystace  Love  Midnight  Feast!  #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:18:40  +0000 Morning  everyone  ~  keen  to  hear  what  people  thinks  of  the  new  iPhone  #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:18:41  +0000  @lynleystace  I  love  the  name  Midnight  Feast.    I  can't  wait  to  see  it.    #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:19:07  +0000  @lynleystace  Size  definitely  matters,  but  keeping  a  simple,  easy  to  read  font  is  more   important  than  size,  imo,  for  book  apps  #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:19:09  +0000  @4littletesters  Welcome  to  #storyappchat!  Great  to  have  you  with  us  tonite  :) Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:19:09  +0000  @brooks_jones  Thanks!  Actually,  I'm  hoping  some  of  you  guys  would  give  me  some  pre-­‐ release  critique  this  time.  #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:19:09  +0000  @lynleystace  You  got  it-­‐-­‐send  me  an  email  whenever  you're  ready!  Can't  wait  to  see  it.   #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:19:53  +0000 I  know  that  a  few  #kidsapps  fell  to  iOS  6  #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:19:57  +0000  @iPad_storytime  Indeed.  Do  I  stick  with  the  open  source  font  I  used  last  time?  I'm   handwriting  this  time,  but  still  not  sure.  #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:20:28  +0000  @Julia_Brannon  Thanks  Julie  and  thanks  for  beta  testing  the  sequel  to  Treasure  Kai!  We  are   super  excited.  #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:20:40  +0000 With  iPhone  5,  I'm  wondering  if  lots  of  updates  will  be  submitted,  making  approval  times   slower.  Any  thoughts?  #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:21:09  +0000  @iPad_storytime  Happy  Sunday  #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:21:18  +0000  @brooks_jones  It'll  be  a  while  but  I'm  working  my  butt  off  now.  (Oh  hang  on,  the  opposite   actually,  sitting  on  chair  all  day!)  #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:21:48  +0000  @HenryNate  Welcome  to  #storyappchat  tonite!  So  glad  you  could  join  us  :) Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:21:50  +0000  @KarenRobertson  We  love  Treasure  Kai  2!  My  son  goes  back  to  Treasure  Kai  1  often.  There's   something  about  a  treasure  hunt..  #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:21:58  +0000 RT    @KarenRobertson:  With  iPhone  5,  Im  wondering  if  lots  of  updates  will  be  submitted,   making  approval  times  slower..thoughts?  #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:22:22  +0000  @brooks_jones  Thank  you,  Brooks!  Will  do.  Will  be  a  while  yet  but  getting  there,  slowly.   #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:22:39  +0000

September  23,  2012

#storyappchat Topic:  the  iPhone5  @KarenRobertson  Glad  to  see  you  here  tonight!  Looking  forward  to  sharing  new     @TreasureKai  with  my  kiddo  soon  ...  #storyappchat  @Julia_Brannon  Thanks  Julie.  I  want  to  play  the  de  Soto  treasure  hunt  you  designed  for  your   son.    Kai  might  have  to  borrow!  #storyappchat  @brooks_jones  Thank  you,  glad  to  be  here.  #storyappchat Hello  everyone,  here  to  see  what  everybody  have  to  say  about  iPhone  5  and  its  features   #storyappchat  @realfunlearning  Welcome  to  #storyappchat  tonite-­‐-­‐glad  to  have  you  here  with  us    @iPad_storytime  Thanks  Carisa!  Can't  wait  to  hear  what  you  think.  It's  quite  unique  and  kids   who've  seen  it  are  going  nuts!  #storyappchat Are  any  of  you  doing  anything  to  take  advantage  of  new  iOS6  features?  #storyappchat  @lynleystace  Not  sure.  Handwriting  can  also  be  nice,  but  it's  all  in  how  elements  come   together  &  wear  on  the  reader's  eyes.  #storyappchat I  don't  need  a  pocket-­‐sized  phone.  I'd  like  something  large  for  reading  &  calls  w/  wireless   keyboard        #storyappchat  @brooks_jones  I've  heard  a  lot  of  grumbling  about  changes  in  keywords  &  app  discovery  with   iOS  6  but  don't  understand  it  well  #storyappchat  @KarenRobertson  Sounds  great!  It's  not  often  I  meet  fellow  treasure  hunters...  #storyappchat  @iPad_storytime  Too  bad    @DavidBFox  isn't  here,  I  bet  he'd  have  some  wisdom  to  share  for   #storyappchat  re:  iOS  6  issues  @iPad_storytime  I'm  trying  to  understand  it  too.  Anyone  have  any  insights?  #storyappchat  @iPad_storytime  I  see  McSweeney's  are  launching  kids'  line  of  books.  They've  said  they'll   avoid  fancy  font  on  principle.  #storyappchat  @lynleystace  The  issue  with  fonts  for  beginning  readers  is  that  they  don't  recognize  letters  of   odd  fonts.      #storyappchat  @Julia_Brannon  I  wouldn't  mind  mid-­‐sized  tablet/phone  hybrid,  but  I  really  miss  my  flip   phone  -­‐  I  want  a  foldable  smart  screen  #storyappchat RT  @iPad_storytime:    @brooks_jones  Ive  heard  grumbling  about  changes  in  keywords&app   discovery  with  iOS  6  but  dont  understand  it  #storyappchat I  waiting  for  the  release  of  the  iTable.  So.  #storyappchat    @Julia_Brannon  dyslexics  struggle  with  strange  fonts  too!  #storyappchat The  wonderful  thing  about  storyapps  though,  is  that  they're  narrated.  Still,  font  is  important.   #storyappchat Right!  RT    @lynleystace:  The  wonderful  thing  about  storyapps  though,  is  that  they're  narrated.   Still,  font  is  important.  #storyappchat I  see  lots  of  small  font  problems  in  printed  kids'  books  put  out  by  big  publishers.  It's  an  art   form.  #storyappchat  @iPad_storytime  My  Motorola  flip  had  awesome  voice  call  sound  quality.      #storyappchat  @lynleystace  If  you're  unsure,  best  to  go  simple,  big  &  easy  to  read  w/  fonts,  w/  integration   w/  illustrations  in  mind  #storyappchat  @iPad_storytime  Yes,  no  one  can  remark  about  the  unremarkable.  #storyappchat  @lynleystace  My  son  must  read  50  pages  per  night  for  school.  He  will  be  reading  some  apps   with  the  audio  turned  off.      #storyappchat  @Julia_Brannon  But  but  but  I  was  taught  at  teachers'  college  that  'read-­‐alouds'  (narration   assisted  reading)  HELP  literacy!  #storyappchat I  want  a  dedicated  'board  game'  sized  tablet  too.  LOL!  RT    @lynleystace:  I'm  waiting  for  the   release  of  the  iTable.  So.  #storyappchat  @lynleystace  Part  of  your  market  will  be  teachers/schools.  I  suspect  they  will  want  simple   fonts  too.      #storyappchat  @Julia_Brannon  There's  something  to  be  said  for  sticking  to  the  same  font  across  all  your   apps,  too  a  la  Dr  Seuss.  #storyappchat btw:  I  took  an  app  to  my  son's  school  this  week  for  story  time.  The  7  year  olds  were  AMAZED   by  the  iPad.      #storyappchat  @iPad_storytime  The  iBoard.  Fantastic  idea.  #storyappchat  @Julia_Brannon  Which  storyapps  did  you  share  with  them?  #storyappchat RT    @Julia_Brannon:  btw:  I  took  an  app  to  my  sons  school  this  week  for  story  time.  The  7  year   olds  were  AMAZED  by  the  iPad.      #storyappchat Question:  are  the  new  Apple  Maps  that  bad?    Remember  when  Google  Maps  was  horrid  and   you  had  to  use  MapQuest?    #storyappchat I  want  to  get  my  kids  interacting  around  media  more.  RT    @lynleystace:    @iPad_storytime  The   iBoard.  Fantastic  idea.  #storyappchat

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September  23,  2012

#storyappchat Topic:  the  iPhone5

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I  took  Hildegard  Sings  because  we  have  the  paper  book  and  the  app  version.      #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:35:34  +0000 Yes!  RT    @Julia_Brannon:  Are  the  new  Apple  Maps  that  bad?    Remember  when  Google  Maps   brooks_jones was  horrid  and  you  had  to  use  MapQuest?    #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:36:27  +0000  @iPad_storytime  do  you  have  that  link  handy  of  the  article  you  scooped  on  reading  and  apps?   KarenRobertson Supports  narration  &  few  sprites  #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:36:37  +0000 RT    @Julia_Brannon:  btw:  I  took  an  app  to  my  son's  school  this  week  for  story  time.  The  7  year   iPad_storytime olds  were  AMAZED  by  the  iPad.      #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:36:42  +0000 Fonts  are  like  fashion,  you  never  know  when  you  are  saying  something  unintended..   Julia_Brannon #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:37:18  +0000  @Julia_Brannon  Fonts  ARE  like  fashion,  and  clothes.  You  say  something  no  matter  what  you   lynleystace choose.  Is  there  a  'naked'  font?  #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:38:11  +0000 It  sounds  like  we  are  more  concerned  with  how  our  apps  look  on  the  iPad-­‐-­‐perhaps  we  should   brooks_jones speculate  about  the  iPad  Mini!  #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:38:13  +0000  @brooks_jones  You  say  iPad  mini,  I  think  iPad  maxi,  which  is  unfortunate  indeed.   lynleystace #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:38:51  +0000 brooks_jones  @lynleystace  You  are  TOO  funny!  #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:39:08  +0000 I'm  more  concerned  with  the  FoxConn  riots,  and  Apple's  investment  in  Brazil  than  their  map   Julia_Brannon stumble.      #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:39:16  +0000 lynleystace  @brooks_jones  No  I'm  just  here  to  bring  the  tone  down.  #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:39:28  +0000  @brooks_jones  Agree!  Hope  Mini  comes  for  Christmas  even  though  more  work  for   KarenRobertson developers.    #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:40:19  +0000 Julia_Brannon I'd  like  an  iPad  mini  if  it  can  make  calls...  #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:40:34  +0000 I  do  worry  that  Apple  puts  a  lot  of  hassle  on  their  devs  every  time  they  come  out  with  a  newly   brooks_jones resized  device  #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:40:35  +0000 iPad_storytime realfunlearning Julia_Brannon brooks_jones brooks_jones RobinaArt KarenRobertson Julia_Brannon iPad_storytime brooks_jones KarenRobertson Julia_Brannon lynleystace KarenRobertson Julia_Brannon iPad_storytime brooks_jones lynleystace brooks_jones Julia_Brannon Julia_Brannon brooks_jones lynleystace  @KarenRobertson  Not  sure  which  article  you  mean  -­‐  there  have  been  so  many!  #storyappchat  @iPad_storytime  good  idea  to  add  text  in  that  extra  space,  when  it's  important  and  well   formatted  is  a  good  feature  #storyappchat I  think  the  iPad  mini  is  really  just  to  add  another  price  point  between  the  phone  and  the  iPad...   #storyappchat  @Julia_Brannon  I'd  wager  they'll  support  FaceTime  and  probably  Skype  #storyappchat  @Julia_Brannon  Apple  probably  sees  the  iPad  Mini  as  a  Kindle  killer  #storyappchat Good  evening!  #storyappchat RT    @Julia_Brannon:  I  think  the  iPad  mini  is  really  just  to  add  another  price  point  between  the   phone  and  the  iPad...  #storyappchat  @brooks_jones  Yes,  but  it's  not  quite  the  same  as  a  full  phone.    #storyappchat  @lynleystace:    @brooks_jones  I've  always  thought  iPad  was  an  unfortunate  name  for  the   product.  Now  doubly  so.  ;-­‐)  #storyappchat  @RobinaArt  Hello,  welcome  to  #storyappchat!  So  glad  you  could  make  it  :)  @Julia_Brannon  Agree.  Will  be  interesting  to  see  features.  All  kids  at  Scott's  dyslexia  school   required  iPad  2  for  cameras  +  #storyappchat  @brooks_jones  Yes,  you  are  right.    I  wonder  what  the  price  point  will  be?    $239-­‐399?     #storyappchat  @iPad_storytime  They  do  need  more  women  at  the  top  making  decisions.  #storyappchat  @Julia_Brannon  I  reckon  $199-­‐$249.  I  bought  iPad  2  for  $349.  #storyappchat  @iPad_storytime  I  would  have  nixed  the  name  in  development  too.    But  Apple  has  mktg  $  to   make  a  word  their  own.      #storyappchat Amen  to  that!  ‚ô•  RT    @lynleystace:    @iPad_storytime  They  do  need  more  women  at  the  top   making  decisions.  #storyappchat What  she  said!  RT    @KarenRobertson:    @Julia_Brannon  I  reckon  $199-­‐$249.  I  bought  iPad  2   for  $349.  #storyappchat  @Julia_Brannon  You  saying  they  realised  the  sanitary  connection  and  went  with  it  anyway?   Ha.  #storyappchat When  are  they  thinking  Apple  announces  the  iPad  Mini?  October?  #storyappchat  @lynleystace  How  could  they  not?  #storyappchat  @brooks_jones  I've  heard  October  for  iPad  Mini  but  not  set  invitation  date  yet..   #storyappchat So  to  create  a  universal  app,  devs  have  to  include  artwork  for  both  screen  sizes,  correct?   #storyappchat  @Julia_Brannon  I'm  imagining  st  like  Freemasons.  But  you're  right.  Now  I'm  anticipating   release  of  the  iThrone.  #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:40:37  +0000 Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:40:53  +0000 Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:40:57  +0000 Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:41:00  +0000 Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:41:28  +0000 Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:41:36  +0000 Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:41:48  +0000 Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:41:50  +0000 Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:41:56  +0000 Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:41:57  +0000 Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:42:28  +0000 Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:42:32  +0000 Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:42:51  +0000 Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:43:39  +0000 Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:43:59  +0000 Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:44:07  +0000 Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:44:14  +0000 Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:44:38  +0000 Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:46:08  +0000 Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:46:11  +0000 Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:46:49  +0000 Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:47:46  +0000 Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:48:12  +0000

September  23,  2012

#storyappchat Topic:  the  iPhone5

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brooks_jones lynleystace realfunlearning RobinaArt brooks_jones lynleystace brooks_jones Julia_Brannon KarenRobertson KarenRobertson KarenRobertson RobinaArt lynleystace KarenRobertson brooks_jones lynleystace Julia_Brannon realfunlearning Julia_Brannon RobinaArt brooks_jones lynleystace KarenRobertson Julia_Brannon lynleystace RobinaArt brooks_jones iPad_storytime lynleystace brooks_jones lynleystace KarenRobertson realfunlearning Julia_Brannon lynleystace lynleystace Julia_Brannon KarenRobertson brooks_jones

With  the  iPad  Mini  (and  if  you  count  the  iPhone5)  it'll  be  4  different  device/screen  sizes,  right?   #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:48:39  +0000  @brooks_jones  For  universal  app,  I  send  Dan  2048x1536  sized  artwork  and  he  resizes  it  at  his   end.  #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:49:39  +0000  @brooks_jones  yes,  artwork  for  both  #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:49:54  +0000 I  imagine  we  will  be  seeing  quite  a  few  black  bars!  #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:50:26  +0000 But  each  (universal)  app  must  contain  all  sizes  in  the  final  'executable,'  correct?  #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:50:30  +0000  @RobinaArt  Are  those  black  bars  ugly,  or  do  you  not  even  notice  it?  #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:51:09  +0000  @RobinaArt  Yes,  we  will.  Were  I  my  own  developer,  I'd  run  a  navigation  bar  there,  something   my  app  could  use  anyhow  #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:51:21  +0000  @RobinaArt  I  can  live  with  black  bars  on  storybook  apps.      #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:51:46  +0000  @iPad_storytime  Joan  Ganz  Cooney  study.  Great  read.  I  will  tweet  in  a  tick  as  I  found  it.     #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:51:52  +0000  @lynleystace  No  worse  than  looking  at  an  iPhone  app  on  the  iPad. Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:52:12  +0000 https://t.co/DC9ehI4c  #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:52:20  +0000 I  can  live  with  black  bars  too!  #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:52:28  +0000  @KarenRobertson  Man,  I  hate  that  though.  Esp  for  apps  which  have  been  made  with  vectors.   How  hard  is  it  to  upscale??  #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:52:50  +0000    @RobinaArt  Me  three!  #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:53:05  +0000  @KarenRobertson  True,  which  reminds  me:  I  can't  wait  for  the  YouTube  and  Instagram  iPad   apps!  #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:53:07  +0000 (Note  to  developers)  Yes,  probably  much  much  harder  than  I  think!  #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:53:11  +0000  @KarenRobertson  Sometimes  I  think  that  Joan  Ganz  Cooney  is  the  only  trustworthy  source  for   app/kid  research  #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:53:41  +0000  @brooks_jones  it  can  be  re-­‐sized  at  the  end,  but  you  have  to  keep  in  mind  some  details  when   doing  it  for  iPhone  for  example  #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:54:27  +0000 Is  there  anything  left  to  say  about  the  iPhone  5  or  iOS  6?    I'm  in  no  rush  to  upgrade  either.    My   4  works  fine.    #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:54:56  +0000 With  vectors  it  is  pretty  easy  to  upscale.  But  if  your  app  illustrations  are  not  vectors  it  is  not.     #storyappchat" Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:55:11  +0000  @realfunlearning  Right-­‐-­‐I  found  this  out  myself  when  creating  both  versions  of  my  own  app.   Aspect  ratio  not  the  same.  #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:55:16  +0000  @brooks_jones  I  remember  Dan  had  extra  work  to  do  bc  eg  circles  look  like  ovals  when   converted  down.  Not  a  simple  conversion.  #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:55:33  +0000  @Julia_Brannon  Report  is  terrific  read  and  confirmed  things  I've  observed  as  kids  read  book   apps.Interactivity  must  b  relevant  #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:56:01  +0000  @lynleystace  That  stretched  out  look  is  never  good!  #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:56:12  +0000  @brooks_jones  'Aspect  ratio'.  Them's  the  words  I  can  never  ever  remember.  #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:56:18  +0000 Unfortunately  for  me,  my  illustrations  are  not  vector.  #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:56:40  +0000 Open  note  to  transcript  readers:  if  you  have  wisdom  to  share  re:  the  iPhone5,  please  share  it   w/the  #storyappchat  hashtag! Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:56:43  +0000 Oh  yes,  you  meant  the  parent  co-­‐reading  survey  they  did  -­‐  thanks  for  sharing  link.  :)  RT     @KarenRobertson  https://t.co/Tm8LS6BQ  #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:57:04  +0000  @RobinaArt  Neither  are  mine,  but  so  much  more  is  possible  with  rasters!  #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:57:05  +0000  @RobinaArt  My  art  is  vector,  thank  goodness.  Can't  imagine  doing  it  any  other  way!   #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:57:09  +0000  @brooks_jones  Ditto  in  reverse!  (Is  that  a  thing?)  #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:57:32  +0000 RT    @brooks_jones:transcript  readers:  if  you  have  wisdom  to  share  re:  the  iPhone5,  please   share  it  w/the  #storyappchat  hashtag!  #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:57:41  +0000  @lynleystace    @karenrobertson  if  apps  are  made  with  vectors  is  not  a  problem  to  upscale.  It's   very  easy  in  fact...  #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:59:10  +0000 Co-­‐reading  with  children  on  iPads:  Parents‚  perceptions  and  practices  RT    @KarenRobertson:   https://t.co/Lo3msSE8  #storyappchat" Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:59:30  +0000  @realfunlearning  I  thought  so.  #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  01:59:32  +0000 I  often  wish  iPad  stories  were  treated  exactly  the  same  as  printed  books  by  parents/teachers.   It'll  happen  maybe.  #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  02:01:03  +0000 In  my  interviews  with  Sesame  Workshop  &  PBS,  they  highly  emphasize  co-­‐reading  as  important   for  print  &  digital.      #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  02:01:26  +0000 RT    @Julia_Brannon:  Co-­‐reading  w  children  on  iPads:  Parents‚  perceptions  and  practices  RT     @KarenRobertson:  https://t.co/DC9ehI4c  #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  02:01:47  +0000 Good  chat  tonight!  Thanks  to  all  of  you  for  participating.  #storyappchat Mon,  24  Sep  2012  02:02:00  +0000

September  23,  2012

#storyappchat Topic:  the  iPhone5

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RT    @Julia_Brannon:  In  my  interviews  w  Sesame  Workshop  &  PBS,they  highly  emphasize  co-­‐ KarenRobertson reading  as  important  for  print&digital.      #storyappchat I'm  finding  many  teachers  to  curious  but  a  little  afraid  of  new  technology.    They  feel   Julia_Brannon unprepared.      #storyappchat Maybe  "Storybook  Apps  and  Early  Childhood  Literacy"  would  make  a  good  topic  for  next   brooks_jones week's  #storyappchat? KarenRobertson  @brooks_jones  Thanks  for  hosting!    @brooks_jones  Ooh  yes,  great  idea  for  a  chat.  I  can  go  on  for  hours  about  this.  Lucky  this  is   lynleystace twitter.  #storyappchat Julia_Brannon  @lynleystace  The  medium  is  the  message...  #storyappchat lynleystace  @brooks_jones  Can  we  extend  it  to  MG  literacy  as  well  though?  #storyappchat RobinaArt Thanks  everyone.  #storyappchat brooks_jones Be  sure  to  check  the  #storyappchat  blog  tomorrow  for  the  transcript  http://t.co/PwzChdfi lynleystace  @Julia_Brannon  I've  never  totally  understood  that  saying.  #storyappchat Julia_Brannon  @lynleystace  Those  poor  MGs  are  always  left  out.  #tlchat  #storyappchat  @lynleystace  Sure-­‐-­‐how  about  "Storybook  Apps  and  Childhood  Literacy  Development"   brooks_jones #storyappchat lynleystace  @Julia_Brannon  Tell  me  about  it.  #storyappchat lynleystace  @brooks_jones  I'll  be  here  with  bells  on.  Have  a  great  week  everyone!  #storyappchat brooks_jones Special  thanks  to    @iPad_storytime  and    @DavidBFox,  faithful  #storyappchat  co-­‐hosts! realfunlearning  @Julia_Brannon    @karenrobertson  thank  you  for  sharing  this  report...  #storyappchat Julia_Brannon  @lynleystace  Medium  is  the  message  on  Wikipedia:  http://t.co/MoQzPQff    #storyappchat Thanks    @brooks_jones    @iPad_storytime    @KarenRobertson    @LynleyStace  and  all  you  quiet   Julia_Brannon folk  too  #storyappchat Big  thank  you  to    @brooks_jones  tonight  &  be  sure  to  check  the  blog  tomorrow  for  transcript     iPad_storytime @DavidBFox  returns  next  week!  :)  #storyappchat realfunlearning  @realfunlearning:    @brooks_jones  thanks  for  hosting.  Nice  chat  :)  #storyappchat

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