Apple launches iBooks app for iPad

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Date: Friday, April 2nd, 2010, 03:40
Category: iPad, Software

The day before the official U.S. launch of the iPad, Apple’s long awaited iBooks app is now available in the App Store. Per MacRumors, the app offers both a book reader, an online bookstore to purchase new books and the following:

– Complimentary copy of Winnie-the-Pooh by A. A. Milne.

– Read a free sample of any book on the iBookstore.

– Change font size, pick from five different included type faces.

– Highlight your favorite passages with the built-in bookmarking feature.

– Accessibility features such as speaking words on a given page.

iBooks requires iPhone OS 3.2 or later and an iPad to install and run.

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