Fans of the Kindle will likely already know that they can read their books in iPhones and iPads, but they can't buy books from within the Kindle app.
iBooks StoryTime app for Apple TV is available to download now for tvOS bringing a unique Read-Alout feature so that children can read along on the big screen TV.
After losing an appeal against the Supreme Court ruling that found Apple guilty of artificially raising ebook prices, the company has begun paying for credits that are now being added to the Amazon accounts of those that are eligible.
Apple's well-documented redesign of its mobile OS with iOS 7 seems to have gone down rather well with iDevice users, and although most of the Cupertino company's apps were updated shortly following its September release, today, iBooks and iTunes U have been added to the list. Complete with the flatter graphics throughout, both of the apps now looks as though they belong, and although there aren't really any other alterations to report besides, it's good to see that Apple is continuing its strive for uniformity.
EBooks and other book offerings through the Kindle or iBooks remove a lot of that publishing overhead and allow readers to quickly get access to great content wherever they are. The next step in that progression is to remove the need to actually read the book yourself and have it auto-read out loud by the system.
DC Comics, arguably the biggest in the business, has today announced that its books will be made available via the iBooks Store, Kindle Store and Nook Stores, adding three new ways of downloading content to the already considerable array of options.
Apple CEO, Tim Cook took to the stage and unveiled a brand new version of iBooks for iOS. It’s loaded with tons of new features and options, and we’ve covered them in great detail right after the jump!
Although there has been a great deal of speculation surrounding the specifications and possible launch date of the purported iPad Mini, we are still waiting on official confirmation from Apple itself related to the device. With that said, we are pretty sure that Apple will remain on track to officially introduce us to the new baby iPad this month, and it is being reported that the very media event that will be held for the iPad Mini could also focus heavily on the company's iBooks platform as part of the presentation.
Apple has always been extremely quick to refer to the Apple TV as their "hobby" project whenever the little black box gets a mentioning at any kind of press event. When the second-generation Apple TV was announced and launched, I got the feeling that it was a result of damaged pride, with the company needing to prove that it could be a viable product after their initial soiree into the set top box market failure. Even though they have continued to develop the product, release a new and improved 1080p version of it, and dumped significant resources into it, they still publicly refer to the gorgeous little entertainment provider as a hobby.