OpenStax in Partnership with ExpertTA to bring Interactive Textbooks

Free. Interactive College Textbooks, how does that sound? Further to our post yesterday, OpenStax have just announced that not only have they released free iBooks for Physics students, but the books will also be Interactive. The partnership between Expert TA, a provider that provides online tools to help professors provide the most effective teaching and […]

Textbook News: OpenStax College Releases first iBooks Textbook

Are college textbooks finally embracing the digital age? With the rapid growth rate of E-Readers and Digital Devices, the release of the first iBooks Textbook could be a sign that things are changing in the textbook area.  If you haven’t heard of iBooks before it is Apple’s e-book reader available for free from the Apple […]

Kno Textbook App releases WTF on iPad

As we reported back in April, it would not be long before Kno provided a solution for cheap textbooks. We didn’t have to wait long as they today announced the Kno textbook app for the iPad.  In case you forgot, Kno is the run by CEO Osman Rashid, one of the founder’s of the textbook […]

Will the Kno be the answer to cheap textbooks?

Will the Kno tablet prove to be the answer for cheap textbooks? Users will have to see what they think of the single and dual screen tablet.

Universities rejecting the iPad for textbooks?

No, not because of the poor name, but rather because of networking stability and bandwidth issues.   I could not find much for details, but apparently several universities including Princeton and George Washington have banned the device and relayed concerns to Apple.  In typical Apple fashion they are apparently “unaware” of any issues, (personal note: […]