iBooks 2 for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad Available Now

At January 19th Education Event, Apple has released updated iBooks 2 for iPhone, iPod touch  and iPad running over iOS 4.2+up, with new features to support iBooks Textbooks.

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iBooks 2 Updates
Introducing iBooks 2 — now with iBooks textbooks.

  • Experience gorgeous Multi-Touch textbooks designed for iPad
  • iBooks textbooks are filled with interactive features, diagrams, photos, and videos
  • Tap to dive into images with interactive captions, rotate 3D objects, swipe through image galleries, watch videos in full screen, and more
  • Use a finger as a highlighter when swiping over text in a textbook
  • Take advantage of Study Cards to help you memorize important highlights, notes, and glossary terms
  • Tap glossary terms to see definitions of key topics and concepts without leaving the page

The iBookstore offers textbooks on Algebra, Biology, Chemistry, Geometry, and Physics from McGraw-Hill and Pearson.
These textbooks are currently available to customers in the United States. Textbooks from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt are coming soon.

iBooks textbooks are created with iBooks Author — now available as a free download on the Mac App Store.

Download iBooks 2 for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad

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