Well, whether you already knew or not doesn't matter, because not only do you definitely know now, but also because iPad owners whose countries will have access to the iPad iBookstore application at launch (or at some stage thereafter) are getting the surprise of the availability of the entire 30,000 eBook collection for free download.
The news comes from the AppAdvice website which also broke the news that the iPad would be compatible with the ePub book format, and uncovered some very competitive iBook pricing.
Just as the Harry Potter and Twilight series of books (among others) have been very helpful in encouraging children young and old to take up reading with a passion, so too will the easily availability of scores of classic books on the iPad be likely to make reading even more popular.
It also nicely increases the reasons for consumers to buy an iPad in the first place, something that has clearly not escaped Apple's attention, and is also free and easy for Apple to do.
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