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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....

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,...

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...

Folders, Emailing and Printing Coming To iBooks

11/25/2010, A leak is going around that Apple is planning to offer some significant improvements to iBooks in the future. According to the leak, the very useful ability to create folders will be arriving on iBooks, similar to how the iOS home screen supports folder...

iPhone 4 announced

06/07/2010, The iPhone 4 has landed, and Steve Jobs claims that it will revolutionize the smartphone world in the same way the iPhone did when it was released three years ago. Offering over 100 new features, he will cover just 8 to whet our appetites. It is a beauty...

Is The Red Dot On The iPad Advert A Camera?

03/09/2010, Despite the Apple site not mentioning anything about a built-in camera for the iPad, the camera rumors (and conspiracy theories) just won’t seem to die off. Now some folks have noticed that there is a tiny red dot in the latest iPad advertisement,...