Focusing on the education sector, Apple today has announced iBooks 3.0 at its special October media event in San Jose. iBooks 3.0 has continuous scrolling, integrated iCloud that allows you to read where you left off, new sharing options and support for over 40 languages. iBooks 3.0 is available today as a free download from the App Store.
Apple also introduced a new version of iBooks Author for publishers, including new Apple templates and the ability to implement mathematical expressions directly into a textbook. There are also multi-tough widgets in textbooks and easier ways for publishers to update their textbooks. iBooks Authors is available today as a free download from the Mac App Store.