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iBooks 2 and iTunes University: What You Need to Know

Apple's new iBooks 2 electronic textbook initiative and its associated iTunes U program for online courseware have the potential to revolutionize education, though  at a high price. We've dissected this news from a number of angles and here's what you need to know:

The official Geeks Geek, as his weekly column is titled, Avram Piltch has guided the editorial and production of Laptopmag.com since 2007. With his technical knowledge and passion for testing, Avram programmed several of LAPTOP's real-world benchmarks, including the LAPTOP Battery Test. He holds a master’s degree in English from NYU.