With Thought Catalog, we mastered producing short-form writing for the web. We wanted a new challenge. We hoped to build a counterweight to Thought Catalog's trendy digital brand with a more contempla
Apple on Thursday released a new Apple TV application called iBooks StoryTime that brings children’s books to the TV’s big screen. Kids can flip through the pages of the books on their ow
Apple today announced the launch of “Enhanced Editions” for George R. R. Martin’s series, “A Game of Thrones,” beginning with the author’s first title, “A So
The New York Times reports that a government regulator forced the closure of iBooks Store and iTunes Movies in China last week. The two services launched there in September, along with Apple Music (wh
Apple looks to have come to the end of the road in a long running legal saga involving allegations of an e-books price inflating conspiracy.
If you love Harry Potter as much as I do, today's news will be yet another opportunity to read the seven books all over again. For the first time, Apple is <a target="_blank" href="http://www.apple.co
China is already Apple’s largest market for app downloads and the company hopes consumers will be just as eager to try out Apple Music. The streaming music service launched there today, along with i
The race for the future of the education market is on, and Apple has increasing competition from device makers and service providers like Samsung and Amazon. Cupertino isn’t slacking, however, a
Apple has finally updated its iBooks app and store with an iOS 7-inspired design. The app was the last of Apple’s iOS stores to retain the older iOS 6 design, as both the iTunes Store and App St
Apple has been quietly growing its share of the U.S. e-book market according to its testimony during the current e-book price fixing court case against it, and now accounts for 20 percent of e-book sa
Apple has just announced the availability of iBooks, Apple's 1.8 million title online bookstore, on their new version of OS X, Mavericks. The new app will allow you to read purchased books and textboo
Apple has collected a selection of self-published titles on the iBookstore under a new "Breakout Books" section. The section is intended to give special attention to "emerging talents," according to A
Apple's iBooks 3.0 update just went out via the App Store, bringing the features it demoed on stage at the special Apple event earlier today. That brings iCloud books to the app's virtual bookshelf, a
There’s been plenty of buzz about the iPad mini and the potential role in could play in reaffirming Apple’s commitment education, and now CEO Tim Cook is spending some time on stage to discuss the
Well, there you have it. As more than a few pundits had predicted in the days leading up to the event, Apple has just officially pulled back the curtains on an updated version of its iBooks iOS app.
Sourcebooks, a U.S. book publisher, has used Apple's iBooks Author tool to launch iPad editions of three Shakespeare plays on Apple's iBooks 2 store. The iBooks include extra content focused on the hi
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In what I suspect will be an increasing trend, cartoonist Bill Amend has released three "packs" of his popular FoxTrot comics for the iPad. He built the books by himself using iBooks Author and procee
As I watched <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/01/19/apple-textbook-event/">Apple's iBooks event</a> in New York City last week, my mind began to race about the ramifications of such announ