It appears that Apple plans to consist of support for iBooks Textbooks on the iPhone and the iPod touch with the launch of iOS 7. As noted by 9to5Mac, the iOS 7 App Store consists of a new ‘iBooks Textbooks’ section in the academic classification.
The section is presently unpopulated, however it does contain the structure for future book offerings. There are a variety of subject headings, including Humanities, Life Sciences, and Physical Sciences, which include advertising graphics enhanced for the iPhone. Area headings are also occupied, marketing a number of book bundles like ‘High School Core Curriculum’ and ‘Institution Yourself Hands-on Calculus.’
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The appearance of iBooks Textbooks in the App Retail store comes following an iBooks Author phrasing change recommending Apple can be including iPhone support for content developed with the iBooks Author app. While the wording was later altered back to point out that such material was viewable only on the iPad, the phrasing has actually been altered once again to consist of all iOS devices with iBooks 3.0 or later on.
iPhone support for Textbooks and other iBooks Author content is a rational step for Apple as it continues its academic push to make more iOS gadgets in classrooms. The business has signed several major educational deals in recent months and it’s actually likewise altered its iTunes Terms and Conditions to enable students under age 13 to develop instructional iTunes accounts for the first time.
Apple is also preparing to broaden the reach of its iBooks with Mavericks, introducing an iBooks Mac app for the first time. The app, which is geared toward pupils, includes a number of research tools like instantly generated note cards and basic note-taking abilities. iOS 7 is expected to be launch quickly after the launch of the brand-new iPhones on September 10, with Mavericks anticipated somewhat later on in October.