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

Gone Wishing – Interactive Storybook Review

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Rating: Gone Wishing – Interactive Storybook Review: Highly Interactive Storybook for iPad! Gone Wishing is an interactive storybook that is a lot of fun. This book comes packed with tons of great functionality and capabilities that really bring out the capabilities of the iPad. Books like this are what make reading on the iPad a pleasure. Gone Wishing ($3.99) is … Read More

JJ McMahonGone Wishing – Interactive Storybook Review

iBookstore Purchases Blocked and Unreadable on Jailbroken Devices

What seems like Apple’s latest attempt to deter jailbreakers has emerged today after the company has blocked jailbroken devices from opening books purchased from the iBookstore. The latest version of iBooks – 1.2.1 – triggers a “jailbreak check” before it opens a DRM-protected book and then refuses to open it if it detects that the device is jailbroken. The message … Read More

Killian BelliBookstore Purchases Blocked and Unreadable on Jailbroken Devices

Microsoft’s Courier. Is this the iPad slayer?

Microsoft’s Courier tablet was first mentioned on tech sites a couple of months ago. At the time it was only a concept which existed in the form of a kind of User Interface showcase with cartoon hands controlling a virtual device. But those concept videos were rather impressive and very forward thinking. Of the many UI features that impressed me … Read More

Ravin MohindruMicrosoft’s Courier. Is this the iPad slayer?