OS X Mavericks Download Link Now Live

OS X Mavericks

During the special event today Apple announced the worldwide availability of OS X Mavericks. The tenth major release of OS X brings technological advancements, new apps and battery enhancements to the Mac. Apple is beginning a new pricing model for its software updates of OS X with the release of … Read the Full Story →

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 … Read the Full Story →

Apple Airs Two New iPad mini TV Ads, ‘Books’ and ‘Photos’

ipad mini tv ad

Apple has aired two new iPad mini television ads in the United States, highlighting the iPhoto app on the full sized iPad and iPad mini as well as iBooks on both devices. During the iPad mini media event, Apple played and later aired the first iPad mini ad, called ‘Piano’. … Read the Full Story →

Apple Introduces iPad mini With 7.9 Inch Screen, FaceTime HD, and LTE Wireless

Apple Announces iPad mini

It’s finally here! On Tuesday, Apple introduced the iPad mini during a media event at the California Theatre in San Jose, California. The iPad Mini has been a rumor around the web for several months now, and several weeks prior to announcement, parts began to leak. The iPad Mini is … Read the Full Story →

Live Video Stream of Apple’s iPad Mini Keynote Event Available via Web and Apple TV

iPad mini live video stream keynote event

Apple’s special iPad mini keynote event scheduled for today is expected to unveil all-new smaller iPad. The new “iPad mini” is rumoured to feature a 7.85 inch screen with 1024-by-768-pixel resolution at 132 pixels per inch (ppi), the same as iPad 2. The company’s move to introduce a smaller version of … Read the Full Story →

Apple Inc. (AAPL) to Price iPad Mini at $329 for Entry Level Model?

iPad mini price

With Apple Inc. (AAPL) “iPad Mini” media event scheduled for October 23rd, reports about pricing for the new device are beginning to appear online. Over the weekend, 9to5Mac reported that the iPad Mini would be priced at around $329 for an entry level WiFi only model. That is a $170 … Read the Full Story →

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Highlights ‘iCloud’ in New TV Ad

iCloud Harmony TV AD

Apple Inc. (AAPL) recently launched a new TV ad called “Harmony” which in 30 seconds highlights iCloud service for iOS and OS X. AAPL has been posting a series of iPhone 4S ads which show the all-new voice assistant Siri and the much improved camera and now with the latest … Read the Full Story →

iTunes U for iPhone and iPad Available on App Store

iTunes U iPhone iPad

At a special education event on Thursday, Apple introduced a revamped version of their iTunes U services. iTunes U is a collection of podcasts in both audio and video formats, from a number of universities in the United States. Topics covered range from chemistry to basketball and offers a range of … Read the Full Story →

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 … Read the Full Story →

Apple Releases iBooks 2 With Interactive Textbooks For iPad

ibooks 2 iPad textbook

On Thursday, Apple announced, at a special education event in New York City that they have updated the iBooks application to iBooks 2 for iPad to accommodate interactive textbooks, something that has remained unchanged for generations. Apple is looking to redefine the usgae and distribution of textbooks and information, and … Read the Full Story →

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 … Read the Full Story →

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 … Read the Full Story →

Apple (AAPL) Responds to Claims that Sony Reader & Kindle Will Be Banned from App Store

Speculation regarding a change in Apple’s (NASDAQ:AAPL) App Store approval process has been rather widespread today, after the Cupertino company rejected Sony’s ebook Reader application for supposedly selling books outside of the App Store. Of course, this lead many to question the future of other ebook readers such as Amazon’s Kindle, … Read the Full Story →

Google Books Now Available for iPhone

Google Books iPhone 4

Google today officially took the wraps off the eBook store we’ve been expecting and launched apps for both Android and iOS to boot. While comparisons will inevitably be made with Amazon’s Kindle service as well as Apple’s fledgeling iBooks, Google’s offering does have a couple of interesting angles worth noting. One … Read the Full Story →