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Apple found guilty of eBook price fixing, could prove very costly indeed

Apple found guilty of eBook price fixing, could prove very costly indeed

By 10 July 2013

Apple has been found to have conspired with several publishers to raise the prices of eBooks in order to break Amazon's dominance of the market. It is a judgement that could change the face of digital publishing entirely. US District Judge Denise Cote... >>

Apple talks iBooks success, as the iBookstore launches in Japan

Apple talks iBooks success, as the iBookstore launches in Japan

By 6 March 2013

Apple has announced that the iBooks app for iOS has been downloaded 130 million times, as it launches the iBookstore in its next major market - Japan.  “We’re excited to launch the iBookstore in Japan with a wide selection of Japanese publishers... >>

DC Comics monthlies coming to iBooks, Kindle and Nook, digital sales double year-on-year

DC Comics monthlies coming to iBooks, Kindle and Nook, digital sales double year-on-year

By 8 November 2012

Comic book publisher DC Comics has announced deals with the three major digital book retailers, Amazon, Barnes & Noble and Apple, to add its monthly titles to their stores. Although the brand already has a healthy library of eBook versions of its graphic... >>

New iBooks available now... Continuous scrolling option added

New iBooks available now... Continuous scrolling option added

By 23 October 2012

Apple has announced a new version of iBooks during its Special Event 2012 conference in San Jose, USA. CEO Tim Cook explained that the store now features more than 1.5 million digital books, and that 400 million books have been downloaded so far. However,... >>

Apple's iBooks 2 sees 350,000 textbook downloads in three days

Apple's iBooks 2 sees 350,000 textbook downloads in three days

By 23 January 2012

iBooks 2, and Apple's aim of educating the masses, is off to a flying start with a reported 350,000 textbooks downloaded from the new store in just three days. The education initiative was announced by Apple's senior vice president of worldwide marketing,... >>

What is iBooks Author?

What is iBooks Author?

By 20 January 2012

Apple has big plans for iBooks. The app that once had us so excited over a simple page animation has come a long way since we first saw it demoed on the original iPad. Last night Apple launched iBooks 2, along with an incredibly powerful desktop publishing... >>

APP OF THE DAY: iBooks Author review (Mac OS X)

APP OF THE DAY: iBooks Author review (Mac OS X)

By 19 January 2012

Over in New York at the Guggenheim Museum, the mystery of Apple's education event was put to bed today with the tech giant unleashing iBooks 2 - "a new textbook experience for iPad." But it was the iBooks Author Mac app part of Phil Schiller's presentation... >>

Apple opens iBooks 2: A new textbook experience for iPad

Apple opens iBooks 2: A new textbook experience for iPad

By 19 January 2012

Over in New York at the Guggenheim Museum, the mystery of Apple's education event is over; the tech giant has announced iBooks 2 - "a new textbook experience for iPad." "We try to bring the same energy and passion we've put into every product we make... >>

Best iPad reading apps

Best iPad reading apps

By 21 December 2011

At launch, the iPad was pegged as the future means of content consumption for all magazines and newspapers. Now this might not have come completely true, but there is definitely a lot available to read on it.  Its 9.7-inch IPS display is perfectly suited... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Yellow Submarine review (iPad / iPhone /iPod touch)

APP OF THE DAY: Yellow Submarine review (iPad / iPhone /iPod touch)

By 13 December 2011

While not strictly applications, some ebooks are so interactive and full of enhanced content that they're just as valid for an App of the Day as any dedicated software. After all, the superb interactive Alice in Wonderland may be classified as an app,... >>