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Look Ahead

As of the date of this post, MMG Sidekick patch release, version 2.0.1, was approved by Apple and made available as an update on all global App Stores. Please update to the latest release to receive new features and critical … Continue reading »

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MMG Sidekick 2.0 Released

Medallion is pleased to announce the release of MMG Sidekick version 2.0 to the Apple App Store! This is a major update to our TREEbook™-enhanced iPad reading platform, supporting the latest features of iOS7, including user interface designed for iOS7. … Continue reading »

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Developing Sidekick 2.0

It has been four months since my last post, but trust me, this wasn’t planned. My department has been hard at work developing MMG Sidekick 2.0 embedded with TREEbook technology. Here at Medallion, we have been pumping up this technology … Continue reading »

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Future Is Bright for Digital Publishing

The abundance of digital publishing tools available today offers the self-publishing author choice in creating their next masterpiece. Each tool seems to have special qualities in both feature set and target platform. I won’t go into a detailed analysis or … Continue reading »

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Take Advantage of Notifications

As mentioned in this past post, “How Authors Can Use TREEbook™ – Time-Sensitive Rules to Enhance Narrative”, notifications are optional when creating time-sensitive rules. Notifications are bits of information you display to the user in dialogue windows. The information can … Continue reading »

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MMG Sidekick Launched!

MMG Sidekick is here! This week we launch our very own e-book reader with TREEbook™ technology. Included in this 1.0 release is a complete bookstore with over 160 Medallion titles available for instant purchase. Fill your library with Medallion titles … Continue reading »

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Listening to the Creative Writing Community

As we approach the release of our MMG Sidekick app reader platform for iPad, we took time to ask our current and potential authors the benefits of creative writing using the TREEbook™ format and the response was overwhelming. Although most … Continue reading »

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How Authors Can Use TREEbook™

Time-Sensitive Rules to Enhance Narrative While interacting with up-and-coming TREEbook™ authors, we’ve identified some common questions. One of the most exciting for us is “How do time-sensitive rules work?” The TREEbook™ format is freeing in that, as an author, you … Continue reading »

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Mobile apps and interactive e-books are converging! Sorta.

Recently, I had the chance to experiment with Apple’s iBooks Author (iBA), a Mac tool for creating graphical and interactive user interfaces directly in the contents of an e-book. For a first generation tool of its kind, it’s pretty amazing … Continue reading »

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Treebook Update

A quick update for everyone following our Technology Department blog. We knew August would be heads-down busy with TREEbook development, and that is exactly the condition our team is experiencing. A good condition: ideas are flowing and progress has been … Continue reading »

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