The company is also broadening the reach of its iTunes U Course Manager, which helps teachers design and distribute their own customized courses.
Screenshots appear in the iTunes Store showing the two new devices with the addition of a Touch ID fingerprint scanner.
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You likely won't use iBooks on your Mac for much pleasure reading, but for research projects or other school work it can be a useful tool.
Small publisher claimed it had acquired the trademark before Apple began using it to describe its e-reader platform.
iBooks is the go-to reading app to download on iOS devices, and Apple has done a good job making the interface intuitive and continually adding useful features.
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A little more than a year after introducing its iBooks Author software, Apple has posted a section with some of the popular results.
Apple is giving away its latest operating system for Macs, a first for the OS.
The release date of a cheaper iPhone and of the iPhone 5S is all but certain. So what's the big deal? And a champagne color? Really?! CNET explains.
Apple's reading app sports a clean interface, solid controls, and a well-stocked iBookstore for all your reading needs.