Apple takes on Amazon with iPad e-reader features, bookstore

Apple takes on Amazon with iPad e-reader features, bookstore

Summary: 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."

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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.

Topics: Hardware, Amazon, Apple

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