Book reading can be time-consuming. We all know the struggles of reading long books ranging from 300-400 pages, topping it up with your life and work commitments makes it impossible to meet your reading goals. Blinkist is a great App which lets you overcome your reading problems and easily get all the key insights of a book in just 15 minutes. The App only covers non-fiction books and it will help you grasp the most important things without having to spend weeks or months reading it. Read More
In 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.
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