Reports are circulating that Apple's iBookstore model may not be entirely legal in the European continent because the company has too much control over the products being sold and distributed through the digital store.
E-reading is one of the cornerstones of the iPad,
handles that pressure with style. This beautifully designed app is a
to use on almost every level, and it quickly earned a starring role in
No more speculation: Apple has just announced that the iPad sold over 300,000 units on its first day, encompassing preorders shipped to customers as well as sales at both Apple Store and Best Buy locations.
Sure, we all swooned with delight when Apple CEO Steve Jobs showed us how we’ll be reading books on our iPad in the future, courtesy of the new iBooks app. But what if you want to load up your new device with e-books that aren’t from Apple’s own iBookstore?
By now, you've probably downloaded the iPad friendly iTunes 9.1, which includes the various tweaks it needed to function on the iPad. You may have also noticed that audiobooks and ebooks are now
joined together as one big category of Books, which means that the day is dawning upon us. Well, in preparation, we checked out the new iTunes update to see how Books really works, and if it'll deliver all that Apple faithful have dreamed it would.
Although Apple has yet to confirm the rumor, it appears there’s evidence that Cupertino has ensured its virtual iBookstore shelves will be sufficiently stocked come iPad launch day, courtesy of free e-book titles from Project Gutenberg.
As iPad availability creeps closer and closer for consumers, speculation
over the purchase cost of iBooks via the iBookstore continues to be a
hot topic of debate amongst Apple enthusists and biblophiles alike.