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Apple Textbooks: Everything You Need To Know About Apple's New Education Software

01/19/2012 03:00 pm ET | Updated Jan 19, 2012

During an event Thursday at the Guggenheim Museum in New York City, Apple announced new software aimed at revolutionizing the way teachers teach, students learn and publishers create educational content.

Apple said, according to Mashable, that 1.5 million iPads are currently used in classrooms and that over 20,000 education or learning apps had been developed for iOS, writes TechnoBuffalo. With the company's latest announcements, those numbers could get even higher.

So what did Apple unveil this time? A big update to its popular iBooks app, a new category for the iBookstore, tools for teachers and students, and a do-it-yourself digital book creator. Check out the slideshow (below) for everything you need to know about Apple's latest. Read on to see how Twitter reacted to the news.

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