Apple iBooks Textbooks. The end of books?

Text books are heavy, If you have ever carried around a bag full of books, you'll agree. Text books are obsolete the minute they come out. Thirdly they are expensive, with little resale value, as they are always changing. On another note, in some places, there aren't enough textbooks to go around. For example, I grew up in New Zealand where we didn't buy our books, the state provided them, but budgets meant that students had to share. I actually gave up my dream of becoming an airline pilot because I was in a physics class with 32 students and only 15 text books. By the 2nd semester I still … [Read more...]