The company is also broadening the reach of its iTunes U Course Manager, which helps teachers design and distribute their own customized courses.
Bolstering its mission to expand technology in the classroom, the chipmaker acquires educational-software company Kno.
Online-textbook company has a new program that can match a student's assigned textbook with Boundless' "open" version. It's also offering new paid study tools.
Facebook adds apps to Timeline, Kodak files for Chapter 11 protection, and Apple hopes classrooms ditch physical books for new offerings in iTunes U and interactive textbooks for the iPad.
This edition of Ask Maggie helps one reader figure out if tablets are ready for e-textbooks along with several other tablet-related questions.
Digital education startup Kno is making its move on elementary and secondary schools. Rent a textbook, anyone?
Apple is planning to transform textbooks, joining forces with education publishers to announce a new interactive ebook this week.
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.
The company says the new "experience" for kids will be much better than what they find with traditional textbooks.
iBooks 2 is a new iPad app designed to make textbooks a tad more interesting. Read on for all the details.