All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘iBooks Author’

Apple Event: iPad is a Huge Success, iBooks Author Updated

After Phil Schiller announced the new, thinner iMacs Tim Cook once again took the stage at today’s Apple Event. Teasing an audience impatient for the announcement of the iPad Mini, Cook began to talk about the success of Apple’s iPad lineup. “Two weeks ago, we sold our 100 millionth iPad,” said Cook. He stated that this level of unit sales, …

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Apple Updates Controversial iBooks Author License Agreement

When Apple released their new e-book creation tool, iBooks Author, last month there was an initial rush of enthusiasm. After all, quality e-book creation tools are rare, especially at the price Apple charged – free. Almost immediately, though, there was controversy. It seems that tucked away in the iBooks Author end user license agreement was a provision stating that books …

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Apple Sells 350,000 Textbooks In Three Days

Apple’s announcement on Thursday that they were entering into the textbook market was generally met with enthusiasm, despite controversy over the EULA for their new iBooks Author tool. The program promised to deliver textbooks as interactive ebooks for $14.99 or less. Now it looks like positive buzz isn’t the only reaction Apple has gotten to the announcement. According to Global …

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iBooks Author Books Can Only Be Sold Through iBookstore

Apple’s announcement yesterday of iBooks 2, iBooks Author, and iTunes U signaled the company’s desire to revolutionize both the textbook industry in particular and education in general. While reactions to the announcement have been largely positive, some controversy has sprung up concerning iBooks Author. The Mac app is a tool that allows users to produce e-books quickly and easily, and …

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Apple Announces iBooks 2, iBooks Author, iTunes U App

Apple announced the launch of iBooks 2 in New York City today. As expected, the update to Apple’s e-reader software is aimed squarely at textbooks. Textbooks in iBooks 2 include an amazing array of interactive features, including videos, interactive 3D models, and built-in glossaries. iBooks 2 also includes a wide array of highlighting and note taking options, as well as …

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