iBook

Updated: 10/11/2017 by Computer Hope

An iBook may refer to any of the following:

1. iBooks is an Apple iOS application first introduced with the iPad in January 2010. It may be used to read ePUB and PDF content such as books and magazines. The iBooks app is available for free from the App store for earlier devices that do not have iBooks pre-installed. For newer versions of iPhone and iPad's the iBook app is included. Once iBook is open, you have the option to download free books or paid books that can be a variety of prices starting at $1.99.

2. An iBook is a discontinued series of laptops first released by Apple on July 21, 1999. During its lifespan, there were three different models of iBooks released, one of the most memorable models was the "Clamshell" version, as shown in the picture below.

Original iBook specifications

The first iBook had the following specifications:

Apple iBook clamshell model

Apple terms, Clamshell, Kindle