Apple held its press event in NYC today and unveiled a suite of new and updated apps for education and book publishing. The iBooks 2, an updated version of the eReader app that willl support interactive textbooks for all education levels.
These textbooks will mix traditional text with interactive multimedia content. These textbooks can be updated on a regular basis and will offer students the opportunity to interact with their material instead of just stare at it. Apple showed how students can pinch to zoom on high-resolution images, and then click on the them to pull up additional information.
iBooks 2 is available now for the iPhone and iPad from the iTunes App Store. Apple will launch these interactive textbooks with the help of McGraw-Hill, Pearson Education, and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Most of the early textbooks will be science textbooks for college and high school. The books will be priced reasonably with the high school books starting at 14.99 USD. To help you create these multimedia textbooks, Apple also introduced its new iBooks Author app. iBooks Author is compatible with MAC OS X 1.7 Lion and available for FREE from the Mac App store.
An ad spotted on UK retailer website lists an upcoming release of what is most likely a , except without the LTE designation.
For those of you unfamiliar with the HD version of the Galaxy S II, the main improvement is, you guessed it, a bigger screen 4.65in@720x1280px to be exact. It also features an upgraded 1.5GHz processor, and a more robust 1850 mAh Li-Ion battery.
Yesterday, We published a leaked photo (photo above with red X on it) of the Galaxy Nexus white version but it turns out to be a Mock-up and not the real Galaxy Nexus white.
Today, YouMobile.Org has just received the Official Photos of the Galaxy Nexus White (photos below), It looks like only the back and sides of the device will be covered with White but the front will stay black in order to make the panel looks the same as the original Galaxy Nexus which is awesome.
Official White Edition Photos
Features of Samsung Galaxy Nexus (16GB) White:
- Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich
- 1.2GHz Dual-Core Processor
- 4.65 Super AMOLED Display
- 5MP Rear, 1.3MP Front facing camera
- 16GB Internal Storage
- Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 3G, NFC, Wi-Fi Direct
- Face Unlock, Android Beam & More
- 3.5mm Audio Jack
- 1GB RAM
What's in the box:
- Samsung Galaxy Nexus (White)
- Stereo Headset
- Battery 1750mAh
- USB Data/Charge Cable
- Mains Charger (UK)
- Additional Documentation