Apple’s iBooks 2 takes a bite out of education
Tristin Hopper, National Post (Jan 19, 2012)
…….it is innovations like iBooks 2 that “raise everyone’s game,” said Mr. Martellacci. “Apple has accelerated the process that will benefit all teachers and students in the longer term.”
Apple Inc. on Thursday launched iBooks 2, its long-awaited iPad-based platform designed to usher in the “digital destruction” of the multi-billion-dollar textbook industry — but critics suspect the tech giant’s steep device costs will keep the platform out of reach for most school boards.
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