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Apple iBooks Settlement Arrives This Week

06/21/2016, Apple fought the iBooks price fixing case for a long time before finally deciding to settle. It has set up a $400 million settlement fund to compensate consumers who were impacted by this entire issue. The Apple iBooks settlement amount will be sent out...

Chinese Government Blocks iTunes Movies & iBooks Stores

04/22/2016, Thinking of running a tech business in China? Chances are you will be faced with a host of limitations, from games having to be censored, graphics changed to avoid certain imagery, apps blocked, movies restricted/censored, and so on. Just ask Google who...

Digitally Enhanced Harry Potter Books Exclusive To Apple

10/08/2015, If you’re a Harry Potter fan without an Apple device then perhaps today’s announcement is going to make you run out and get one, digitally enhanced versions of all seven Harry Potter books have been released today and they’re exclusive...

Apple Reportedly Acquires BookLamp, The Pandora Of E-Books

07/27/2014, With the launch of iBooks several years ago and with the huge lawsuit that Apple has faced over price fixing for its e-books, it’s safe to say that this is an area that Apple is interested in. Well it looks like the iBooks ecosystem could be getting a...

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 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...

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,...