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Topic # 111068 23-Oct-2012 11:57 Send private message

Looks like paid iBooks have gone live this morning, long time coming and great that we now have choice across Apple, Amazon and Kobo.

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  Reply # 705034 23-Oct-2012 12:18 Send private message

Thanks for the info! Looks like Apple would still need to organize the iBook store better than current but it is a start anyway.

Currently of all listed paid books the first one appears to be Fifty Shades of Grey!!!

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  Reply # 705046 23-Oct-2012 12:39 Send private message

About time! Finally!

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  Reply # 705079 23-Oct-2012 13:36 Send private message

Itunes desktop still only shows the same free books as before. Maybe it is only on the ipad/iphone inbuilt bookstore?

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  Reply # 705565 24-Oct-2012 11:07 Send private message

Even that only shows free books. I can't find a single paid book.



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  Reply # 705576 24-Oct-2012 11:14 Send private message

Here is a screenshot from my ipad.



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  Reply # 705589 24-Oct-2012 11:27 Send private message

Oh woah, I checked again and they've literally started appearing since last looking at it. I guess it's being rolled out in phases? (Three extra categories appeared).

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  Reply # 705600 24-Oct-2012 11:38 Send private message

zhuyan: 

Currently of all listed paid books the first one appears to be Fifty Shades of Grey!!!


I'm sure that is planned because it was the same on Amazon for ages too. With terrible reviews also.

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  Reply # 705605 24-Oct-2012 11:41 Send private message

Kyanar: I guess it's being rolled out in phases?

I believe that it'll officially launch later today alongside iBooks 3.

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  Reply # 707407 27-Oct-2012 12:10 Send private message

I spotted that too.

They certainly kept it pretty quiet, which was odd.








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