Apple iBook G4 (12-inch) Video
The attractive 14-inch iBook G4 has most of the features, performance, and battery life a basic user will need, but Intel Core Duo-based iBooks loom large on the horizon.
At an Apple press event, CEO Steve Jobs shows off the company's new iBooks app. Users can now browse, read reviews, read a sample excerpt, or just buy books--and the book downloads to a virtual "book shelf." The software has the support of five of the largest publishers, including Simon and Schuster.
CEO Tim Cook ups Apple's game in the e-reader space with new iBooks features, including night mode and continuous scrolling, so users never have to turn a page.
Apple's 17-inch MacBook Pro has a solid array of components, a terrific set of features and is the lightest of any laptop its size. CNET's Michelle Thatcher takes a look.
The format of today's episode is a little different, as we're discussing all the products to come out of Apple's Education Event at The Guggenheim Museum here in New York, along with Bridget Carey who reports from the field on iBooks 2, iBooks Author, and the revamped iTunes U platform for students. CNET's David Carnoy helps us out as well.
With a solid array of components, a terrific set of features, and the lightest weight of any laptop its size, the 17-inch MacBook Pro is a power user's dream.
The 17-inch PowerBook G4 delivers a competitive set of features, a great software package, good battery life, and style in spades, but you can find plenty of less expensive options out there.
The foxy Apple 17-inch PowerBook delivers the performance and the features most users will need, but it's more expensive than a similarly outfitted Windows laptop.
iBooks 2 moves into the world of education by adding interactive textbooks with the aim of keeping students' attention (and certainly adding yet another revenue stream for Apple).
Molly Wood unwraps Apple's 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display and offers her first impressions.