Analyst: Apple's e-Textbook Gambit 'Just a 70% Solution'

Apple today announced iBooks Author and iBooks 2, free applications that let educational publishers and teachers create and market K-12 textbooks and course... Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2012-01-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ambitious plans for Apple textbook growth

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Apple launches self-publishing app, partners with textbook publishers

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Everything you need to know about e-textbooks before Apple gets involved

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Apple Books Names 2023 Bestsellers, Launches 'Year in Review' Feature

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