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

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

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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?

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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)

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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

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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

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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)

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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,... >>

iBooks ships over 100 million eBooks since launch

iBooks ships over 100 million eBooks since launch

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A remarkably well-looking Steve Jobs took to the stage at the Apple iPad 2 launch to rapturous applause, and then proudly stated that over 200 million eBooks have so far been downloaded through iBooks since it was launched roughly a year ago. In addition,... >>

Apple iBooks gets colourful update

Apple iBooks gets colourful update

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Apple has quietly wheeled out version 1.2 of its official eBook reading app, iBooks. The update brings with it a new focus on illustrated books with 100 new children's titles, cookbooks and photography books released containing rich and colourful content.... >>

Sony Reader iPhone and Android apps arriving in December

Sony Reader iPhone and Android apps arriving in December

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Sony has revealed that it is planning on going cross-platform with its ebook reading platform, Sony Reader, by releasing an app for iOS and Android devices. There's no plans for a big screen iPad version yet, but the iPhone and Android apps will give... >>

iNewsstand: Apple to take on news agents?

iNewsstand: Apple to take on news agents?

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Apple could be about to launch a newsstand store similar to its iBooks offering that sells newspapers and magazines to iPhone and iPad owners according to sources "familiar with the matter". "The newsstand, designed particularly for the iPad, would be... >>