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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 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
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.
Apple 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
There 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
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.
The case is available in six colors – orange, black, yellow, blue, green, and gray. While the case provides great protection to the device, its edges are sharp and not rounded. Just as the official Apple case, the Ekofolio has a book like design. You can set it up on any surface and it would provide an amazing angle for viewing movies and slideshows.