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 using a digital textbook you're able to save a few trees, take notes inside, and lighten your backpack.
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.
The venture capitalist also has harsh words for the Obama administration, accusing the White House of "letting the American tech industry out to dry."
The company's two-year-old platform for sharing e-books and other materials across thousands of school tablets and laptops also got an upgrade, with more tools for teachers.
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The company is also broadening the reach of its iTunes U Course Manager, which helps teachers design and distribute their own customized courses.
The iconic tablet was a phenomenon out of the gate, but with sales slowing, the iPad finds itself at a crossroads on the fifth anniversary of its original launch.
The e-commerce giant opens a staffed brick-and-mortar center that lets students pick up textbooks and other school supplies and drop off rented texts.
Kicking off trading on the New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday, the startup is going public with an offering price that values the company at nearly $1.1 billion.