“If you think Apple is a pretty big deal right now, you’ve seen nothing yet,” Rick Aristotle Munarriz writes for The Motley Fool.
“No one’s really talking about last month’s digital-textbook initiative, where Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Pearson, and McGraw-Hill agreed to offer interactive iPad editions of their classroom classics for no more than $15 a pop,” Munarriz writes. “However, all around the country, school administrators can’t stop yapping about it.”
Munarriz writes, “Unless budgetary concerns or bureaucratic red tape arise, more schools than you can probably imagine are making backpacks lighter next school year… The classroom land grab is happening right now, folks. Amazon’s smart enough to know that it can’t let Apple run away with this, but it’s on the verge of flunking out of class anyway by taking too long to react.”
Read more in the full article here.
MacDailyNews Take: Good luck with that Amazon.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Fred Mertz” for the heads up.]