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iBooks For Your Friends As A Gift

12/17/2013, ‘Tis the season for giving, ain’t it? If that is the case, then you might as well check out the upgraded ability of the iBooks apps for iOS 7, where Apple now allows you to purchase iBooks for someone else via its gifting system. Hmmm, someone had...

Apple Patents Method For Gifting iBooks

10/24/2013, In real-life, one is able to gift friends and family just about anything, such as albums, clothing, toys, gadgets, books, and etc., but online is a different story, at least as far as digital content is concerned. As it stands in the iTunes Store, users...

Apple granted patent for page curling animation used in iBooks

11/14/2012, Whether you love or hate the skeumorphic design employed in the iBooks app on Apple’s iOS devices, you have to admit that the somewhat realistic effect of the turning pages is quite a pretty one. Well it seems that if you were hoping to see what effect...

350,000 iBooks textbooks reportedly downloaded in 3 days

01/23/2012, If you thought Apple’s recent foray into the education world with iBooks textbooks was a great idea, you’re right. According to Global Equities Research, which monitors Apple’s iBook sales via a proprietary tracking system – over...

iBooks Author-created books can only be sold by Apple

01/20/2012, If you want to create an eBook using Apple’s iBooks Author app, make sure you read the End User License Agreement before starting anything. According to reports online, all books created with iBooks Author can only be distributed and sold by Apple....

iPad 3 high-res display hinted in iBooks 2

01/20/2012, While we’ve had cases hinting at the design of the next generation iPad (iPad 2S/3), we now have some images that suggest a higher-resolution display on the tablet. Some folks dug around the iBooks 2 app and discovered some retina-ready graphics...

iBooks Author and iTunes U released

01/19/2012, In addition to the release of iBooks 2, Apple also announced the launch of iBooks Author – a free app downloadable from the Mac App Store that lets anybody easily create textbooks suitable for the iBooks App. GarageBand for iBooks? Sure sounds like it....

iBooks 2 for iPad unveiled

01/19/2012, It looks like these week’s rumors about Apple’s education were right on the dot. Apple announced today the launch of iBooks 2 for iPad – which introduces the support for iPad textbooks. iBooks textbooks are said to offer iPad users...

iPubsoft removes DRM from your ebooks

07/29/2011, Digital rights management (DRM) was one of the methods introduced in order to help combat the piracy of digital media, such as ebooks and MP3s. Unfortunately DRM also limits how you go about sharing your files, which can be troublesome if you were hoping...

Apple iBooks updated

04/22/2011, When it comes to book reading apps, users of iOS devices have got plenty to choose from – from big name apps like Kindle from Amazon, Nook from Barnes & Noble, and Apple’s own offering – iBooks. Folks who use iBooks on their iOS devices will...

Random House publishing to join Apple’s iBooks

03/01/2011, One of the world’s largest publishers of physical books, Random House has finalized a deal with Apple to sell their books on their eBook store – iBooks. Random House has stated that they will be changing their pricing in order to accommodate the...

Latest iBooks contains anti-jailbreaking feature

02/15/2011, Despite jailbreaking the iPhone being deemed legal, Apple isn’t going to stop trying to prevent users from jailbreaking the device. Folks have noticed that the latest version of iBooks, version 1.2.1, refuses to open books on jailbroken iPhones. Comex,...

iPad 2 to feature increased resolution thanks to bookmark picture?

01/16/2011, There have been plenty of rumors going around as to whether the iPad 2 would feature an upgraded display or not. Some recent discoveries hinted that it would remain at the 1024 x 768 pixel resolution display, though some additional information has...