Trending

Filed under: News | Apple

 

Apple iBook Downloads Blow Up with 350,000 Textbook Downloads

iBooks textbooks prove very popular

Jan 24 2012, 3:30pm CST | by

Apple iBook Downloads Blow Up with 350,000 Textbook Downloads
 
Buy ipad from Amazon Cyber Monday and Black Friday Now
 

I figured when apple launched the textbook part of iBooks the service would be wildly successful if enough textbooks that most students need were available. I was right, AllThingsD reports that there have been 350,000 textbooks downloaded in the last three days since iBooks launched textbooks.

There is an unknown to these downloads though, the sample textbook that was offered for free could have racked up a large portion of those downloads with people trying to see what the service is like. The free book is E.O. Wilson's Life on Earth. Downloads of the textbook authoring platform iBook Author also racked up.

There were 90,000 downloads of iBooks Author during the same three days. I would have loved to have digital books back in college. Many students don’t need much of a push to buy a new gadget so the digital textbooks should also help move a lot of iPads too.

You Might Also Like

Updates

Shopping Deals

 
 
 

<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/3" rel="author">Shane McGlaun</a>
Leading our review center, Shane McGlaun (Google) knows technology inside out. His extensive experience in testing computer hardware and consumer electronics enable him to effectively qualify new products and trends. If you want us review your product, please contact Shane.
Shane can be contacted directly at shane@i4u.com.

 

 

Comments

blog comments powered by Disqus

Latest stories

Virtuix Creates New VR Gaming Experience
The New Omni Treadmill Immerses Users for the Ultimate Experience
 
 
Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images
Final Hobbit Movie Gets Official Title
The Movie Will No Longer be Known as "There and Back Again"
 
 
Netflix Launching Services through Cable Companies
Netflix Launching Services through Cable Companies
The Online Streaming Company Lands a Deal with 3 Cable Providers
 
 
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
Microsoft Beats Analysts Predictions With 20.40B in 3rd Quarter Revenue
The Software Giant has Strong Sales in the Commercial Market
 
 
 

The Hottest Photos of Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2013

 

Viral Stories the Web