Ibooks

EU investigates Apple, eBook publishers for anti-competitive behavior

According to Bloomberg, the European Union Anti-trust regulators will be investigating Apple, along with five of the major eBook publishers, for possible collusion to help stifle competition within the eBook marketplace.

The European Commission in Brussels today said it opened a formal probe to examine whether the publishing groups and Apple, maker of the iPad tablet computer, engaged in agreements that would harm competition in the 27-nation EU. The probe will examine deals between Apple and Lagardere’s Hachette Livre, News Corp.’s Harper Collins, CBS Corp.’s Simon & Schuster, Pearson Plc’s Penguin and Verlagsgruppe Georg von Holtzbrinck GmbH.

More →

0
loading...
0
loading...
0
loading...
0
loading...

iPad vs. Kindle vs. Nook -- which one's better for you?

Coffee lover, e-reader, and Instapaper developer Marco Arment put together what he describes as an informal survey of the current library landscape, including iPad and iBooks, Amazon's Kindle and Kindle app, the Nook color, and Kobo.

If you’re going to primarily read periodicals, get the iPad. If you’re going to read books, all of these platforms look like safe options.

More →

0
loading...
0
loading...
0
loading...
0
loading...

Steve Jobs biography now available via iBooks, Kindle

Walter Isaacson's authorized biography of Steve Jobs, is now available from both Amazon's Kindle Store and Apple's own iBookstore. Isaacson, who appeared earlier today on CBS' 60 Minutes, had unprecedented access to Jobs, his family, friends, colleagues, and rivals, and the book strives to show Jobs not only as one of the most innovative and influential people of his time, but also as a human, a family man, and more.

If you pre-ordered it, download and enjoy. If you haven't yet, here are the links.

More →

1
loading...
0
loading...
0
loading...
0
loading...

Top 5 ways to enjoy Halloween with iPhone, iPad, and iTunes

Looking for some last minute ways to get your Halloween gruesome on? To zone out with zombies, lose your head with horsemen, read about vampires that burst ever-so-properly into flame, and otherwise get more monstrous this weekend? Well, since you have an iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad, you're covered! From App Store to iTunes Store to iBookstore, and with a hellish dose of Netflix and Amazon thrown in, you'll never go brain-hungry again.

More →

0
loading...
0
loading...
0
loading...
0
loading...

Apple now using Twitter to promote U.S. iBookstore

Apple is now using Twitter to promote the United States version of their iBookstore. Apple already uses Twitter to promote content for App store apps, iTunes music, TV shows, and iTunes movies. Even though the iBookstore account was created quite some time ago, Apple appears to have just started utilizing the account.

The first tweet was actually sent out just today -

More →

2
loading...
0
loading...
0
loading...
0
loading...

iTunes 10.3 brings iBookstore to the desktop

The iTunes 10.3 update that came out this week included a little surprise for reading lovers -- iBooks support.

More →

0
loading...
0
loading...
0
loading...
0
loading...

iBooks update brings 'read-aloud' feature

iBooks for iPhone and iPad has been updated to 1.3 and includes new read-aloud feature that reads the book to you. It's only available for "enhanced" books and some books will even highlight the words as they are read to you.

More →

0
loading...
0
loading...
0
loading...
0
loading...

New and updated iPhone and iPad apps for Friday, April 22

Every day, TiPb gets flooded with announcements for new and updated iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad apps and games. So every day we pick just a few of the most interesting, the most notable, and simply the most awesome to share with you!

More →

0
loading...
0
loading...
0
loading...
0
loading...

TiPb Picks of the Week

Every week a few of us from team TiPb will bring you our current favorite, most fun and useful App Store apps, WebApps, jailbreak apps, even the occasional accessory, web site, or desktop app if the mood strikes us. As long as they’re iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch related, they’re fair game.

To see what we picked, and to tell us your pick, follow on after the break!

More →

0
loading...
0
loading...
0
loading...
0
loading...

iBooks: 100 million downloads, Random House bringing 17,000 titles

As part of the iPad 2 event today Apple announced that their iBooks ebook store has enjoyed over 100 million downloads since launching alongside the original iPad in 2010. Also, as previously noted, Random House has finally become the last major publisher to sign on and will be bringing 17,000 additional titles to the iBookstore.

More →

0
loading...
0
loading...
0
loading...
0
loading...

Pages