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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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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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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 to buy digital textbooks

By using a digital textbook you're able to save a few trees, take notes inside, and lighten your backpack.

By July 25, 2014

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Where to buy used textbooks

Back to school seasons means expensive books are on the horizon. But you don't have to break the bank just because a professor picks the most expensive book available. Shop around.

By July 23, 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It looks like the Nook Windows 8 app may be superseded by a Microsoft reading app.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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Apple expands iBooks Textbooks around the world

The company is also broadening the reach of its iTunes U Course Manager, which helps teachers design and distribute their own customized courses.

By January 21, 2014