Apple Teases IBookstore On Apple.com

Posted: Mar 12 2010, 2:09pm CST | by , Updated: Aug 11 2010, 7:59pm CDT, in News | Hot Gadgets

 

Apple Teases iBookstore On Apple.com
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Apple has updated the "features" section of the iPad page on its Web site. Specifically, there is a new section that talks about the upcoming . The site confirms much of the accepted speculation about the e-reading feature of the iPad.

For example, users will be able to sync their books with iTunes even if they were purchased from a different outlet, as long as they are part of the fairly-universal ePub standard.

Users will also be able to switch between single-page (portrait) and double-page (landscape) views by simply rotating the iPad. Much like other e-readers, touching and holding down any word will bring up a dictionary definition of the word, and there is software to enable out-load reading of the text.

The iBookstore will be available on the iPad App Store day-and-date with the iPad launch, on April 3.

Via
Mac Rumors.

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<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/6" rel="author">Mark Raby</a>
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