Textbooks

08.07.12
Kno starts offering K-12 textbooks on tablets, scores industry-first deal with Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (update: not as exclusive)
08.07.12

Kno starts offering K-12 textbooks on tablets, scores industry-first deal with Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (update: not as exclusive)

Kno's tablet textbooks have only ever been available to the college crowd; the younger among us ha...

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08.06.12
Amazon begins renting paper textbooks
08.06.12

Amazon begins renting paper textbooks

Amazon has been renting out Kindle editions of textbooks for sometime now, but not all the educati...

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07.31.12
Inkling now available for iPhone
07.31.12

Inkling now available for iPhone

Inkling is a popular virtual textbook publisher on the iPad, and it's recently expanded over to...

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05.15.12
Inkling to sell iPad textbooks in over 900 college bookstores
05.15.12

Inkling to sell iPad textbooks in over 900 college bookstores

Inkling is an e-book publishing platform that's currently running an app on the App Store, and...

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04.25.12
Harvard tired of overpaying for research, tells faculty to open up
04.25.12

Harvard tired of overpaying for research, tells faculty to open up

The grand dame of Ivy League schools is taking action against one of higher learning's pet peeves:...

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03.28.12
Kindle Fire update brings sharing, 'print replica' textbooks, more to tablet
03.28.12

Kindle Fire update brings sharing, 'print replica' textbooks, more to tablet

Amazon has started pushing out an over-the-air update that'll bring a slew of new features to its b...

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03.13.12
McGraw Hill VP bullish on $399 iPad 2 for students
03.13.12

McGraw Hill VP bullish on $399 iPad 2 for students

At Apple's education keynote in January, McGraw Hill Education was announced as one of the partner...

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02.14.12
Inkling launches Inkling Habitat for textbook publishing
02.14.12

Inkling launches Inkling Habitat for textbook publishing

iBooks Author was announced last month to a lot of hoopla, but left many ebook publishers wanting...

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01.29.12
Switched On: You tell me it's the institution
01.29.12

Switched On: You tell me it's the institution

Each week Ross Rubin contributes Switched On, a column about consumer technology. Apple rose to domi...

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