Hundreds of Peachpit, Adobe Press, New Riders, Apple Pro Training, and Apple Training titles are now available in Apple’s iBookstore, with many more to be added soon. Books from the iBookstore can be downloaded and read on the iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch. The iBookstore is accessible via the free iBooks app in the App Store.
Peachpit’s iBookstore titles offer a unique and convenient reading experience, allowing readers to resize fonts, make notes, and search the book easily to find the specific content they need. The iBookstore also offers the ability to view the stunning full-color images within many Peachpit books, depicting, for example, the techniques of some of the world’s most popular photographers.
“I’m especially delighted to be able to bring our richly illustrated training and inspirational books for creative professionals and Apple pros to the iBookstore,” said Nancy Aldrich-Ruenzel, Peachpit’s publisher, in the press release. “This resource offers even more options for experiencing our authors’ great content, not just through the touch screen, but also with cool features such as the two-page spread view.”
Pearson also announced that hundreds of its books for the home, office, and technical professional communities are now available on Apple’s iBookstore. Books from the iBookstore can be downloaded and read on the iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch. The iBookstore is accessible via the free iBooks app in the App Store.
Pearson’s imprints including Addison-Wesley Professional and Prentice Hall Professional, Sams Publishing, IBM Press, Cisco Press, and Pearson IT Certification, publish a vast suite of learning materials and tools in the areas of IT certification, programming, operating systems/server, mobile and web development and software engineering. Que Publishing delivers practical advice on home, office and business computing.
“One of our ongoing goals is to quickly adapt to the changing needs of customers,” said Paul Boger, Vice President and Publisher, in the press release. “Having our books available in the iBookstore now brings our trusted content to the most popular mobile devices and the game-changing iPad.”
Sources: Peachpit, Pearson