Mon, 26/11/2012 - 06:45
Collins Education is joining the growing roster of publishers making interactive versions of their textbooks available through iBooks Author software.
The publisher has four newly launched maths and science GCSE titles—including revision guide Collins Essentials: AQA GCSE Science A and New GCSE Maths AQA Linear...
Thu, 08/11/2012 - 08:45
HarperCollins is capitalising on the forthcoming release of the first Hobbit film by putting out a host of e-book tie-ins in a range of digital formats, including Apple’s iBooks Author (iBA).
The publisher has created five supporting titles: The Visual Companion (£8.99), The Official Movie Guide (£...
Fri, 26/10/2012 - 13:30
Pearson has developed a new range of its bestselling textbooks for the iBookstore market in the UK, Australia and Canada. The books use video, audio, assessment, interactive images and 3D animations.
Pearson's announcement of the new books came as Apple c.e.o. Tim Cook said the iPad had been "embraced by education" as a...
Wed, 24/10/2012 - 09:30
Apple has lived up to expectations by announcing a new iPad Mini, to ship to the UK on 2nd November, priced £269. In the US the device is $329 (£206).
At a live-streamed press conference held at San Jose’s California Theatre in America last night (23rd October), the company’s senior vice president of worldwide...
Mon, 11/06/2012 - 08:12
Smaller publishers are using Apple's iBooks Author application to bring interactive digital books to Apple's iBookstore, confounding expectations that they would be put off by Apple's restrictive terms.
The publishers have been actively encouraged by Apple to develop books using the app so as to showcase the tool and...
Fri, 27/01/2012 - 09:55
Independent publishers have welcomed the launch of Apple’s iBooks Author self-publishing app, saying they are considering using the technology to publish digital content themselves, and batting away suggestions it could threaten their business by encouraging authors to self-publish.
The free app,...