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 also making learning easier for Continue Reading about OpenStax in Partnership with ExpertTA to bring Interactive Textbooks
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 App Store for all iPhones, iPods and iPads. Did you know that you can also Continue Reading about Textbook News: OpenStax College Releases first iBooks Textbook
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 rental juggernaut Chegg. Kno originally developed a dual-screen tablet for electronic textbooks, but abandoned that Continue Reading about Kno Textbook App releases WTF on iPad
Chegg founder, Osman Raid, has been working on the stealth product for awhile, and today it is available for purchase, the Kno. Osman is a serial entrepreneur who has already left a strong impact on the world of education, as the founding CEO of Chegg. Chegg is the innovative textbook rental company that has saved more than $200 million dollars for millions of college students at practically Continue Reading about Will the Kno be the answer to cheap 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: I have used Apple products for years, but Continue Reading about Universities rejecting the iPad for textbooks?
Hey everyone, CengageBrain etextbook prices and textbook rental policies are now active on the site. Please review the information and let me know if you see any issues. The textbook rental review system should be working now, though I had to delete out all the old records. Please add your feedback to help other students find the best cheap textbooks from the best book rental companies in Continue Reading about CengageBrain book rental prices and information