Pocket-Lint: Apple has quietly wheeled out version 1.2 of its official eBook reading app, iBooks.
The update brings with it a new focus on illustrated books with 100 new children's titles, cookbooks and photography books released containing rich and colourful content.
smashiphone: As a mobile device, the iPhone isn’t just geared for enhanced mobile and online communication, digital entertainment and increased mobile internet browsing, but also stands as a nifty e-book reader, the very item for book lovers to have.
Ars Technica: "Apple may be poised to announce changes coming to iBooks, and perhaps eBook publishing, sometime this month. In particular, we believe the announcement may have important reverberations for textbook publishers and buyers."
Pocket-Lint: A remarkably well-looking Steve Jobs took to the stage at the Apple iPad 2 launch to rapturous applause, and then proudly stated that over 200 million eBooks have so far been downloaded through iBooks since it was launched roughly a year ago.