Apple Updates iBooks with Better Asian Language Support, Paid Japanese Books

iBooks update

With Asia a major source of revenue for Apple, and its products becoming hugely popular in countries such as Japan and China it is not surprising that the company is releasing more of its online services in the region. On Tuesday, Apple updated the iBooks application with improved Asian language support on the books available in the iBooks store, and … Read More

Kaled AliApple Updates iBooks with Better Asian Language Support, Paid Japanese Books

Sponsored Feature: NARR8 Limited Aims to Make Comic Books Come Alive with NARR8 on iPad

NARR8 for iPad

Those “Choose your own adventure” books were impressive back in the day. Nowadays, however, most people will likely want something shinier, something all new – something they’ve never seen before. Developer NARR8 Limited has created a digital book reader that it hopes will be all that, and more. We spoke to Alexander Vaschenko, founder of the team that developed NARR8, to … Read More

Ravin MohindruSponsored Feature: NARR8 Limited Aims to Make Comic Books Come Alive with NARR8 on iPad

Apple’s Education Media Event Video Now on Website and Podcast

Apple Special Education Event Video

On Thursday, Apple held a special education event in New York City and introduced a number of software products, including the newest version of iBooks, iBooks 2, bringing textbooks to the iPad from large publishers including Pearson, McGraw-Hill and Houghton-Mifflin. Now anyone can create stunning iBooks textbooks, cookbooks, history books, picture books, and more for iPad. All you need is an … Read More

Kaled AliApple’s Education Media Event Video Now on Website and Podcast

Apple Schedules “Education Announcement” Event For January 19th

Apple Education Announcement Event

The Loop reported on Wednesday that Apple has scheduled an education announcement on January 19th in New York City. The invitation simply reads “Join us for an education announcement in the big Apple” and does not disclose any specific information. The New York Times later confirmed that the event is going to focus on digital textbooks and that no new … Read More

Kaled AliApple Schedules “Education Announcement” Event For January 19th

A Snappy Christmas 3D for iPad: Fun Idea, But Needs Work

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Rating: A Snappy Christmas 3D Review: A storybook for kids based on the Snappy Dragons character. While the character is cute, the book is lacking in many areas. The app is a reading book for children and offers options between English and French, and between Read By Myself or Read To Me. There are also three games included that give … Read More

Julie KuehlA Snappy Christmas 3D for iPad: Fun Idea, But Needs Work

Flava for iPhone: The Promise of Everything in One Place

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Rating: Flava Review: The app is a combination of scrapbook, journal, and calendar all in one. It gives you a place for everything and keeps everything in one place. Consider this app an Internet-connected, multimedia diary and you’ve got the general idea. You can write notes, take pictures, mark locations, tag books and music, and link to websites all within … Read More

Julie KuehlFlava for iPhone: The Promise of Everything in One Place

Apple’s iBookstore Ready for International Launch

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In a perfect world, well Apple’s version of a perfect world, there would be no iPads outside of the US at the moment. But there are! In a few of the countries that the iPad will officially be launched the iBookstore app is starting to show up some locally available content. So we can see Apple starting to breath life … Read More

Stephen NorthcottApple’s iBookstore Ready for International Launch