Posts tagged with I Books 2

Does Apple's textbook success prove that tech bloggers are too gullible?

It's official: Apple's attempt to revolutionise the textbook industry has 'succeeded'.

Just three days in, more than 350,000 textbooks have been downloaded via iBookstore - and iBooks Author has been downloaded 90,000 times.

In fact, over the course of a single weekend Apple has established "a very strong following with authors, publishers, faculty and students and may capture 95% of digital textbook market."

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Apple wants to reinvent the textbook, but is it destined to fail?

A few hours ago Apple held its much-anticipated education event in New York City, and as expected, announced a new offering that seeks to reinvent the textbook around the iPad.

Seeking to make textbooks more interactive, more durable, more searchable and more easily refreshable, iBooks 2 offers a "new textbook experience for the iPad." And boy is it pretty.

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