About Us

iBird Explorer from the Mitch Waite Group.

  • You Can’t Hold Back the Future

    Like it or not, the future will not contain very many books. For book publishers, this is a terrifying prospect. Just as computer technology remade the music distribution industry and the Internet is remaking the print newspaper distribution industry, electronic books are proving to be the disruptive technology that is remaking the book publishing industry. Read more…

  • Reinventing Nature Field Guides: a History of iBird Explorer

    iBird Explorer is the first of a new breed of electronic books that reinvent how we consume reference information. It has been developed to take full advantage of the rich media, high-quality graphics, and computer processing power of the iPhone and iPod touch mobile computing platforms. With a sophisticated database-driven search engine and fast access to facts, illustrations, photos, and playable bird calls, iBird Explorer putts the equivalent of over 4,000 pages of expert birding information in your pocket. Read more…

  • Mitch Waite Bio

    Mitch Waite is a best selling author of computer books, former CEO of the Mitch Waite Press publishing group, and developer of iBird Explorer, the award-winning app for the iPhone and iPod touch. His 30-year career on the leading edge of computing technology is characterized by a continual quest for knowledge, a desire to inform others, and a practical ability to turn his discoveries into commercial success. Read more…

  • Shooting to Software Stardom on the iPhone

    MITCHELL WAITE could think of only one reason that Apple’s legal department would leave a voice message last February asking him to call back: he was about to be sued. Mr. Waite has a tiny software company bearing his name-it has no full-time employees-whose principal product is a field guide to birds called iBird Explorer, which runs on the iPhone and the iPod Touch.. Read more…