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Latest News Wires Apple's new iBooks 2 fulfills one of Steve Jobs' last dreams (+video)

At the Apple announcement Thursday, the company presented its new vision for textbook. IBooks 2 and iBooks Author aim for more interactivity in school texts, just as Steve Jobs imagined it.

By Dean Takahashi, Devindra Hardawar, and Sean LudwigVentureBeat / January 19, 2012

Mark Lennihan/AP

Apple’s event in New York showed that the iPad could eventually make paper textbooks an endangered species. And that’s just the way that former Apple chief executive Steve Jobs wanted it to be.