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Tim Cook Bashes New Apple Book, Calls It “Nonsense”

Apple New BookIn a statement given to CNBC, Tim Cook completely bashed the new Apple book, titled “Haunted Empire: Apple After Steve Jobs”:

This nonsense belongs with some of the other books I’ve read about Apple. It fails to capture Apple, Steve, or anyone else in the company. Apple has over 85,000 employees that come to work each day to do their best work, to create the world’s best products, to put their mark in the universe and leave it better than they found it. This has been the heart of Apple from day one and will remain at the heart for decades to come. I am very confident about our future.

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Apple “Reinvents Textbooks” With iBooks 2

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

Apple’s Event Is On Jan 19th. Will Reform the Educational Market. [REMINDER]

apple invitationApple will hold an event on January 19th at the Guggenheim museum in New York City. Apple sent out invites last week and as predicted, at the event Apple is rumored to introduce partnerships with publishers to change the text-book industry. Read More

iPhone Has Doubled Verizon’s Sales, But Has A Bad Side Too

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A recent report from a major telecoms company, Verizon tells us that the iPhone is ‘bittersweet’ for them. This is due to the almost 11 million iPhones that they have sold over the due course of 2011, that’s including the 4.2 million they shifted in the last quarter. While Verizon themselves do admit to be down on their wireless margins, but this is due to the shear amount of iPhones that they have sold.

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NYTimes Reviews Steve Jobs’ Official Biography

steve jobs bookThe upcoming Steve Jobs’ official biography by Walter Issacson has been getting a lot of press lately. The book is available for pre-order, and is about to be made available from October 24th. NYTimes has got early access to the book, and have also posted a review of it. Read More

iBooks Update Adds Read-Aloud and Fixes Bugs

ibooksApple has updated the iBooks App using which users have downloaded over 130 million books till date. The App now supports read-aloud, and includes a few improvements and bug fixes. iBooks 1.3 also makes the App more responsive, and enhanced books now have the ability to play audio and video from within the App. Read More

“The Steve Jobs Way” Is A Must Read

sjobs wayIf you are a die hard fan of iLeader – Steve Jobs, a new book by Jay Elliot, former Vice President of Apple and close friend of Steve Jobs is a must read. The book, unlike others, comes from a man who has been in close contact with the número uno, Steve Jobs himself. Read More

Official Steve Jobs Biography to be Published in 2012

steve jobsThere have been a lot of books written about the magical Apple, and its superstar CEO, Steve Jobs. But the upcoming book dubbed “iSteve – The Book of Jobs” will be an official biography of Steve Jobs in which the charming Jobs has agreed to fully participate for the very first time. Read More

Kindle for Mac Comes to the Mac App Store

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Amazon’s Kindle App for the Mac is now available for download via the Mac App Store for free. The application allows Kindle users to access their library from their Mac and even sync bookmarks, highlights, and notes using Kindle’s WhisperSync technology.

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Nook Kids App for iPad Released by Barnes and Nobles

nook kids

Barnes and Nobles today released the Nooks Kids application for the iPad for free. The App plans to extend the well-established and popular children’s digital reading experience to the iPad. Nook Kids is available for download via the App Store and includes a massive collection of books specially for children.

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