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The poor get poorer and the rich get richer with Apple's iPad-based textbooks

3 years agoTechnology : Open Source

Apple’s new iBooks textbooks will widen the digital gap between the educational haves and have-nots.
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Apple releases iTunes 10.5.3 to allow syncing of interactive iBooks to iPad

Technology : The Next Web Blog (3 years ago)

After announcing its new iBooks 2 platform, iTunes U app, iBooks Author app for Mac and other educational features, Apple has released iTunes 10.5.3, allowing you to sync interactive textbooks to your iPad. Apple says: iTunes 10.5.3... Read Post

Apple Announces iBook 2, A New Textbook Experience For The iPad

Technology : TechCrunch (3 years ago)

"Education is deep in our DNA, and it has been since the very beginning," said Phil Schiller, Apple's SVP of Worldwide Marketing. On that thought Apple just announced iBooks 2. This move is centered around reinvent the textbook. Sch... Read Post

Houghton Mifflin, McGraw Hill, Pearson First Textbook Publishing Partners For Apple’s iBooks 2

Technology : TechCrunch (3 years ago)

Today at Apple's education event, the company introduced iBooks 2, a textbook platform that effectively transforms $200 textbooks into iPad apps at a much more reasonable price. But of course, a textbook platform isn't worth a thing... Read Post

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