iBooks Author gets a competitor-Inkling Habitat

Apple reinvented the textbook with iBooks 2 but to create books publishers had to use iBooks Author. iBooks author was a great mac app which was easy to use and really productive. Only a few days later iBooks Author has a competitor-Inkling Habitat. Complete details about the Inkling Habitat are available here. Publishers can also … Continue reading “iBooks Author gets a competitor-Inkling Habitat”

Here’s Apple’s much talked about clip from yesterday’s education event at NYC (video)

We are done and dusted with Apple’s education-centered event in NYC held several hours ago where they “reinvented textbooks” and the way students go about their studies, releasing three new apps in the process – “iBooks 2” and “iTunes U” for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch, and “iBooks Author” for the Mac. While there … Continue reading “Here’s Apple’s much talked about clip from yesterday’s education event at NYC (video)”

Apple confirms media event for Jan 19, wants to make an ‘education announcement’

As previously speculated, Apple was alleged to have been planning a low-key media event towards the end of this month, featuring no hardware news but instead focusing on its iBooks and other education-related stuff. Today, the Cupertino company has confirmed this by sending out invites to industry bigwigs, asking everyone to “Join us for an education … Continue reading “Apple confirms media event for Jan 19, wants to make an ‘education announcement’”

Apple planning ‘low-key’ event this January-end, will turn Jobs’ dream into reality?

Several sources have confirmed that Apple is planning a ‘low-key’ event later this month, though the general consensus is that the event wouldn’t accommodate any kind of hardware or news related to any kind of hardware. According to a source close to TechCrunch, the event, contrary to people’s expectations, will not shed light on Apple’s … Continue reading “Apple planning ‘low-key’ event this January-end, will turn Jobs’ dream into reality?”

Apple updates iBooks to version 1.5, brings in major changes

Apple has updated its iBooks application for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch to version 1.5, bringing along a host of changes in the app including a new nighttime reading theme for a better digital reading experience in the dark, a full-screen option to focus on content and remove the tool bar, page numbers, and other distractions, new “beautiful … Continue reading “Apple updates iBooks to version 1.5, brings in major changes”

Apple releases new iPad 2 commercial “Learn” (video)

Apple has released a new TV commercial for iPad 2 titled “Learn” which focuses on Apple’s long-time cause of iPad for education. The new ad is a continuation of Apple’s most recent iPad advertisements which focus on education, and also has the same narrator on board. The ad showcases a user reading in their iBooks app, … Continue reading “Apple releases new iPad 2 commercial “Learn” (video)”

Apple updates iBooks to v1.2, improves your reading experience

Apple has updated it’s iBooks application to version 1.2. What’s New in Version 1.2 Experience fully illustrated books, from children’s picture books to beautifully designed art books, available for download in the iBookstore. Organize your books and PDFs into personal Collections. Swipe left or right to jump between Collections. Print PDF documents and notes you’ve … Continue reading “Apple updates iBooks to v1.2, improves your reading experience”

iWork Update lets you convert directly to iBook Format

The new iWork Update 4 has added one of the most necessary feature for all book editors i.e ePub Format. This ePub Format is used by Apple iBooks so if you are an author and want to publish your books to the iBooks store you will need to convert it to this format. Earlier people … Continue reading “iWork Update lets you convert directly to iBook Format”

Released: iTunes 9.2.1 and iBooks 1.1.1 (bug fixes and improvements galore)

Apple seems to be on fire today. They just released iTunes 9.2.1 and iBooks 1.1.1 few hours ago. Both the apps have undergone major changes. iTunes 9.2.1 Whereas you can download the iTunes update from Apple’s website, it is not yet available as a Software Update application worldwide (but we can expect that sooner). Bug … Continue reading “Released: iTunes 9.2.1 and iBooks 1.1.1 (bug fixes and improvements galore)”

With new iPhone comes new iTunes: Version 9.2 released with iOS4 Support

After all the drama that unfolded on Day One of the iPhone 4 pre-orders, Apple, who apologized for the chaos, have acted smartly with a new version release of iTunes – version 9.2. This new version will support iOS4 and take the attention away from all the mishaps caused by Apple and its partners which … Continue reading “With new iPhone comes new iTunes: Version 9.2 released with iOS4 Support”