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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


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


E-textbooks vs. Kindle DX: What will college kids pick?

Amazon's latest device, the Kindle DX, is being marketed with an emphasis on college textbooks. Is it worth the price, or are e-textbooks a better solution?

By May 8, 2009


Early analysis of Amazon's Kindle DX: E-textbooks

Amazon has launched its new large-format Kindle DX. Here's a summary of its strengths and weaknesses as an electronic textbook reader.

By May 6, 2009


Apple hopes to 'reinvent the textbook' via iPad (photos)

Company unveils iBooks 2 for digital textbooks, iBooks Author for self-publishing, and an expansion of iTunes U for online courses.

8 Images By January 19, 2012


Apple sells 350,000 textbooks in three days, analyst says

Company's iBooks Author application is also popular, tallying 90,000 downloads so far, according to a report from Global Equities Research.

By January 23, 2012


Apple schools us on the next wave of textbooks

Apple's much-rumored textbook plans came to light this week, alongside a new version of iBooks and iTunes U. More on that and the rest of this week's news and rumors in Apple Talk Weekly.

By January 21, 2012


Apple launches iBooks 2 digital textbooks

The company says the new "experience" for kids will be much better than what they find with traditional textbooks.

By January 19, 2012


Apple unveils iBooks 2 for digital textbooks, self-pub app (live blog)

Company announces today iBooks 2, a "new textbook experience" for the iPad and Apple's attempt to bury traditional schoolbooks.

By January 19, 2012


Apple revamps the textbook

At the Guggenheim Museum in New York City, Apple introduced interactive textbooks in the iBooks store and the iBooks Author textbook-building tool. iTunes U also got a refresh as an app where students can get all curriculum information as well as alerts when there's a new homework assignment

By January 19, 2012