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e-textbooks

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6 things we don't know about Apple's e-textbooks strategy

Apple's bold move into the ripe-for-change textbook market has introduced more questions than answers. Here's a look at some out biggest ones.

By January 19, 2012

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NASA: Those moon volcanoes kept on cranking

New discoveries about volcanic activity on the moon may "rewrite the textbooks," according to space researchers.

By October 13, 2014

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With OpenStax, book learns you

Open textbook publisher OpenStax is developing algorithm-enhanced digital textbooks that adapt to the user's learning needs.

By August 20, 2014

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Where you can buy digital textbooks

Say goodbye to heavy backpacks this school year and hello to digital textbooks. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on the best places to find great deals on digital books.

By August 15, 2014

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Best tablets for school

Tablets are quickly becoming a coveted school supply. They're handy for reading digital textbooks and lightweight enough to carry in a backpack. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on the tablets best suited for students and their budgets.

By August 13, 2014

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Amazon: Sell us your old phone for new phone credits

The online retail giant reminds us of their trade-in initiative as the Samsung Galaxy S5 and HTC One M8 make their debut.

By April 10, 2014

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Microsoft, Nook redo deal; no Microsoft e-reader in the works

It looks like the Nook Windows 8 app may be superseded by a Microsoft reading app. But the planned Nook Windows Phone app is seemingly tabled.

By March 13, 2014

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'House' episode helps doctor diagnose rare cobalt poisoning

Yes, sometimes doctors use TV shows and Google in addition to textbooks and experience to sort out what's going on with their patients.

By February 7, 2014

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Wikipedia to join Web blackout to protest SOPA

Zappos customers reset passwords after the site's 24 million accounts hacked, Apple is expected to bring interactive textbooks to the iPad, and Wikipedia and other sites will go dark Wednesday in protest of SOPA.

By October 18, 2013

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Microsoft reportedly demos Office Reader app for Windows 8

Designed for tablets and PCs, the new app would let you read Office documents, PDFs, Web pages, e-books, and other files, The Verge reports.

By September 27, 2013