Apple reveals education trifecta: iBooks 2, iBooks Author, and iTunes U

At a private event at the Guggenheim Museum in New York City on Thursday, Apple unveiled its multi-pronged approach for cracking the higher education market with iBooks 2, iBooks Author, and iTunes U. The result is an environment for creating, distributing, and consuming learning materials that is entirely contained within the Apple product ecosystem. There were three main parts to Apple's education announcement on Thursday: iBooks 2 This free iOS app focuses on reading, annotating, and participating with interactive textbooks. Apple says it supports fullscreen books, interactive 3D objects, diagrams, videos and photos. iBooks Author This publishing app is also… [Continue Reading] Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2012-01-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple ups the resolution on iTunes U and iBooks 2 for new iPad

Apple certainly had a lot of bases to cover at yesterday's new iPad unveiling, so some minor details were bound to slip through the cracks. While app suites like iLife and iWork got to bask in the Yerba Buena spotlight touting enhanced resolutions for that Retina Display, the company's decidedly... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2012-03-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple unveils new version of iBooks with continuous scrolling, iBooks Author also updated

Apple CEO Tim Cook took to a San Jose theater stage today to unveil a new version of the company's literature-based digital storefront, iBooks. Cook says it integrates better with iCloud, allows for quote sharing on Facebook and Twitter, and has support for "over 40 languages." Beyond the app... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2012-10-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple iBooks Category Bestsellers, September 2, 2018

The bestselling iBooks in biographies and memoirs, fiction and literature, mysteries and thrillers, and more for the week ended September 2, 2018. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-09-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple iBooks Category Bestsellers, July 2, 2017

The bestselling iBooks in mystery, romance, sci-fi, biography, fiction, and more for the week ended July 2, 2017. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Apple iBooks Category Bestsellers, April 2, 2017

The bestselling iBooks in mystery, romance, sci-fi, biography, fiction, and more for the week ended March 26, 2017. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Apple iBooks Category Bestsellers, October 2, 2016

The bestselling iBooks in mystery, romance, sci-fi, biography, fiction, and more for the week ended October 2, 2016. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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iBooks Bestsellers: Debut Author Barton Hits #2

Released on February 16, 'The Widow' by Fiona Barton came in at #2 on the iBooks bestsellers chart for the week ended February 21. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Apple reveals bestselling iBooks of 2015

E L James' Fifty Shades of Grey series has claimed five spots on Apple's iBooks 2015 best-selling fiction chart while Jeffrey Archer has claimed four spots and Lee Child has two. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Apple reveals iBooks bestsellers in UK

Apple’s iBooks store in the UK has released its "Best of 2014" list showing that titles with film tie-ins led to the highest sales on the platform among paid-for titles. In fiction, The Fault in Our Stars by John Green (Penguin) sold the most units on the UK iBooks platform in 2014, followed by... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Drag; Drop; Read: Apple's New iBooks Author Format

In early January, Apple released iBooks Author, a groundbreaking drag-and-drop ebook authoring environment that promises to democratize the production of complex, structured books, notably including textbooks. But iBooks Author could also presage something else: the eclipse of open ebook standards. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2012-02-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple’s iBooks Author app attracts publishers

Independent publishers have welcomed the launch of Apple’s iBooks Author self-publishing... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Apple's iBooks Author EULA is more and less evil than you think

There's a strange concept in marketing that no publicity is really bad. If people talk about you, it broadly raises brand awareness. People eventually forget the bad news but not the brand. Who remembers last year's furor over Apple's onerous publisher subscription terms? That's the eventual... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2012-01-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple's iTunes education gamble is about building loyal consumers early

Two months ago, I argued here on BetaNews that despite the ever-increasing chorus of negativity surrounding Apple, its best days are ahead. One of my reasons for my belief is the young consumer, where the Cupertino company is building a considerable amount of brand equity. Today's... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2012-01-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple Pay can be used for iTunes, App Store and Apple Book purchases

You can now use Apple Pay to make purchases from iTunes, the App Store and Apple Books. You can also use it for Apple Music and iCloud storage subscriptions. MacRumors spotted the change in a recently updated support document. The added Apple Pay opt... Continue reading at Engadget

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State school children miss out on author visits, NLT report reveals

Writers say a lack of funding and cuts to libraries mean children from disadvantaged backgrounds are missing out when it comes to school visits, after a new report shows that independent schools are far more likely to have welcomed an author in the past year than state schools. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Apple reveals a news service and shows its ambivalence to ads

Apple's string of new subscription services pushes advertising mostly out of the picture -- but for the magazine industry that is a major partner in Apple's expanded news offering, there will be ads nonetheless.Apple on Monday revealed Apple News Plus and the Apple TV Plus video streaming... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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Apple Books Category Bestsellers, December 2, 2018

The bestselling Apple Books in fiction and literature, mysteries and thrillers, biography and memoir, and more for the week ended December 2, 2018. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Apple iBooks Category Bestsellers, September 16, 2018

The bestselling iBooks in biographies and memoirs, fiction and literature, mysteries and thrillers, and more for the week ended September 16, 2018. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Apple iBooks Category Bestsellers, September 9, 2018

The bestselling iBooks in biographies and memoirs, fiction and literature, mysteries and thrillers, and more for the week ended September 9, 2018. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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