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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 Jan. 21, 2014


Intel stuffs its backpack with high-tech textbooks in Kno deal

Bolstering its mission to expand technology in the classroom, the chipmaker acquires educational-software company Kno.

By Nov. 9, 2013


Boundless textbooks get paid study guides, iOS apps

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.

By Aug. 6, 2013


Apple revamps textbooks

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.

By Jan. 19, 2012


Which tablet is best for textbooks?

This edition of Ask Maggie helps one reader figure out if tablets are ready for e-textbooks along with several other tablet-related questions.

By Nov. 22, 2011


Kno launches digital textbooks for K-12 pupils

Digital education startup Kno is making its move on elementary and secondary schools. Rent a textbook, anyone?

By Aug. 7, 2012


Apple to transform textbooks with interactive ebooks

Apple is planning to transform textbooks, joining forces with education publishers to announce a new interactive ebook this week.

By Jan. 17, 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 Jan. 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 Jan. 19, 2012


iBooks 2 for iPad puts textbooks on your tablet

iBooks 2 is a new iPad app designed to make textbooks a tad more interesting. Read on for all the details.

By Jan. 19, 2012