Posts tagged ibooks

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 Offering Phone Helpline for iBooks Authors in Many Countries

ibooksauthorIn an email sent out to iBooks authors, Apple announced that it will be providing a phone support service (English only), in countries around the world. Read More

Is Samsung Now Copying the iBooks App?

While browsing the web, I stumbled upon something strange. Something that appears to be another move from Samsung to copy Apple (apart from the so many things we already know)

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Apple Is Already Making Its Mark On The Education Industry

During the course of Apple’s education event in New York last week, Phil Schiller along with a few of the other from the productivity team at Apple announced that they are going to “reinvent the textbook” (see our coverage). Read More

Check This Amazing Alternative Page Flipping Prototype for iPad [VIDEO]

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

Video Explains How Apple Is Revolutionizing the Entire Textbook Industry

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 Releases Mac App For Authoring Books

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

Steve Jobs’ Official Biography Out Now on Kindle and iBookstore

STEVE BIOAs 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

iTunes Revenue to Surpass $13 Billion in 2013

itunesA 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

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