X

Apple Introduces iBooks App

sjohnson
7 Comments

Posted January 27, 2010 - By Stephen Johnson

iBooks App

At the big Apple Announcement Event moments ago, Apple founder Steve Jobs introduced iBooks for the iPad, a book reading application. Publishers participating include Penguin, Harper Collins, Simon & Schuster, Macmillan, and Hachette book group -- all heavy-hitters in the publishing world.

The books feature full-color photographs, as well as the ability to turn pages, zoom in, and otherwise browse content using the iPad's touch screen.

No word on prices yet, or how rigid/loose the system will be -- IE: Will users be able to "self-publish" onto the iPad? -- but one thing is for sure: The Amazon Kindle, with its proprietary books and relative lack of other features, is looking pretty last-gen, eh?

Be sure to watch Attack of the Show on G4 this evening at 7PM (EST) for even more Apple reaction, discussion and madness.

Tags: Apple, Tech
Apple Introduces iBooks App
http://www.g4tv.com/thefeed/blog/post/702145/apple-introduces-ibooks-app/
http://files.g4tv.com/ImageDb3/188142_S/iBooks-App.jpg
BlogThread_702145

ADVERTISEMENT

Blog Tags

g4tv.com
  • International Sexy Ladies Show: Messy Cat Fight

    Posted: January 27, 2010

    642,781 Views | 00:49

  • Sara Underwood's Naked Bike Ride

    Posted: June 22, 2011

    1,314,523 Views | 05:20

  • Feedback Field Trip -- BlizzCon 2010 Edition

    Posted: October 25, 2010

    19,685 Views | 08:21

  • Skyrim Trailer vs. Oblivion Trailer Comparison Video

    Posted: February 24, 2011

    51,345 Views | 01:37

AdChoices