Although Apple may have revolutionized the textbook industry by offering books at an incredibly low price and also by making them much more interactive, one thing that still needs to be improved is the way a user flips pages on the iPad. While iBooks is pretty good at it, here is another prototype that is way better than the current model being used. Read More
Windows users rejoice! The jailbreak “dream team” have released a windows version of their absolutely remarkable Absinthe tool that helps iPhone 4S and iPad 2 users.
Although search ads and text ads are still what drive Google, Larry Page today at Google’s earnings call reported that display ads were catching up and the industry at large is now worth $8 billion. Larry was excited as he noted that the revenue for the quarter had passed $10 billion for the first time. Read More
We were recently introduced to iBooks 2, iBooks Author and the all new iBooks textbooks for students that makes learning and studying via digital textbooks much more interactive. In a recent video that Apple has published on its site, the company explains how it is changing the entire textbook industry with these new Apps. Read More
Apple has just launched the iTunes U App. Apple also said that over 700M downloads were made via iTunes U. With the Posts tab, teachers can post assignments for students and even post messages. You can download or stream content right from within the App. Read More
Apple today at its NYC educational event launched iBooks 2. Along with that, Apple also introduced a new App for authoring books dubbed “iBooks Author”. With iBooks Author, authors and users would be able to create interactive looking books right on their Mac in an intuitive and easy to use interface. Read More
At today’s Apple educational event in NYC, Phil Schiller took on stage to demonstrate iBooks 2 which would reinvent textbooks. It would be an all new interactive textbook experience directly on the iPad that would take books to a whole new level. In a demo, Apple demonstrated a well-designed biology book which included a intro movie, cool, rich, engaging interactive experiences. Students could even see cells in 3D and overall have a better experience which would make studying engaging. Read More
On January 19th, Apple is all set to introduce something that would revolutionize the entire textbook industry which according to Steve Jobs is a $8 billion industry. So who should be heading the initiative? It is rumored that iWork head Roger Rosner, vice president for productivity applications will be at the helm of his remarkable project. Roger at the moment is incharge of the iWork development suite and he would also be heading the upcoming new textbook work by Apple. Read More