Ep. 975: Where we're making educated guesses Video
At the Guggenheim Museum in New York City, Apple introduced interactive textbooks in the iBooks store and the iBooks Author textbook-building tool. iTunes U also got a refresh as an app where students can get all curriculum information as well as alerts when there's a new homework assignment
Apple takes on education with its revamped iBooks platform and iTunes U. You'll be drooling over the idea of a DVR in the Apple TV, and we check out more iPad rumors.
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).
Bridget Carey just got back from the launch of the iPhone 4S at the Apple store here in Manhattan, so we pull her into the studio to tell us about all the kooks lined up for first dibs. Despite all the problems users are experience with iOS 5 updates, everyone in line for one left with a 4S, though Bridget tells us not many users were anxious to test out Sprint or Verizon's network. Where's Wilson today? Guess.
Bridget Carey shows that even landline phones can be different and they show up at CES 2013.
Join Jason Jenkins, Bridget Carey and Luke Westaway as they discuss the best tech live on the CNET stage at CES 2012.
This week on the Roundtable, we discuss the future of book publishing. Guests Andrew Savikas from O'Reilly Media, and our own executive editor David Carnoy, talk about the upcoming Barnes and Noble Nook, the continued success of the Amazon Kindle, the anticipation over a rumored Apple tablet device, and electronic books in general.
CNET Update's Bridget Carey drops by the studio for a full review of this year's Toy Fair. Find out which toys will abduct the minds of young people on today's episode, and stick around for Bridget's surprise announcement!
Bridget Carey quickly breaks down Apple's WWDC event, the top games from E3 2012, and what Facebook's App Center is really about.
Bridget Carey breaks down what was revealed at Sony's PlayStation 4 event, and Google releases the Chromebook Pixel at a precarious price.