Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 19th Jan 2012 17:41 UTC
Apple Apple's education event just ended, and just as Ars Technica said, Apple announced better support for textbooks, as well as a textbook authoring tool. The textbook authoring tool is heavily inspired by Keynote and Pages, and hence, I already know it's going to be top-notch and very pleasant to use. In addition, the company also repositioned iTunes U as a Blackboard competitor. As great as all these new tools are, several large red flags went up in my mind: I remember what it was like being the only student who didn't use Windows. Update: "Any e-textbook author that wants access to the iPad-toting masses must make his or her work an exclusive to iBooks 2."
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RE: Done with OSNews nonsense.
by karunko on Fri 20th Jan 2012 19:51 UTC in reply to "Done with OSNews nonsense."
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The actual content is still your entirely and you are free to sell it on other services as long as i is not in iBooks form.

You are so wrong it actually hurts! The EULA reads:

B. Distribution of your Work
(i) [...]
(ii) a) [...]
(ii) b) Apple may determine for any reason and in its sole discretion not to select your Work for distribution.

I wonder what is going to be: pro Intelligent Design or against it? Did dinosaurs and men actually walk the earth together as someone would like us to believe? The mind boggles...


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