Last week Apple
sent out invitations to a special event which is taking place this
Thursday the 19th of January, and the invitation, which you can see
below is related to education.
According to a recent report by Ars Technica,
what Apple plans to announce on Thursday is a new set of interactive
tools for the creation of e-books, Ars describes it as the ‘Garage Band’
The new platform is apparently designed to help people publish their own e-books and then distribute them to Apple’s iOS devices, like the iPhone and iPad.
is expected to announced support for the ePub 3 format with its new
publishing platform, which will allow for the inclusion of audio and
video within the e-books without the need for extensions.
obviously hoping that its new publishing platform will change the way
e-books are published to its devices, and the company is also reported
to be announcing new text books for education which are optimized for
It will be interesting to see exactly what Apple
announces this Thursday, as soon as we get some more information on what
Apple plans to unveil we will let you guys know.
Source Ars Technica