Posts tagged ibooks
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
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 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
As scheduled, Steve Jobs’ official biography by Walter Issacson has arrived on Amazon’s Kindle and for iBooks users. The kindle edition of the book is now available for $18.09, while the iBooks version is for $16.99. We have got our hands on the book, and boy it feels like gold. We will be reading it and posting incredible details that it shares here on TheAppleGoogle. Read More
A new report from research analysts Global Equities Research has suggested that Apple’s iTunes store which icnludes a plethora of books, music, videos, albums, Apps, audiobooks, and more will bring in $13 billion in 2013. The store is predicted to grow at a rate of 39% over the next three years to bring in revenue to the ever growing computer company. Read More
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
Apple has just launched a new series of TV commercials that begin with the tagline “If you don’t have an iPhone”. At present, Apple has aired three commercials that mention the iPod App, iBooks App, and the in-built App Store. The commercials say that if you don’t have an iPhone, your phone does not have an iPod, something as good as iBooks to read book or even something close to the App Store with thousands of Apps designed specially for the iPhone.
A while ago, Apple blocked users of jailbroken devices to access the iBooks store. They did so by using an improperly signed binary, which if executed concluded that the device was jailbroken and hence blocked access. Today, Snowbreeze has been updated to version 2.2 RC3, and the new version reportedly fixes the iBooks issue.