updated 02:15 am EST, Tue December 23, 2003
iBooks at Brooklyn school
Students at at Brooklyn's Packer school are , but had a few quality control problems with Apple's first generation all-white ("dual USB") iBooks, according to TIME: "[the] entire campus has been turned into a wireless Internet-access zone. Wherever they go, whatever they're doing--whatever they're supposed to be doing--Packer students are in constant high-bandwidth contact with the school, with one another and with the Internet at large....'I remember the first year--the issues were ridiculous... CD drives were popping out, the plugs were not working, there were battery problems. It wasn't software; it was really basic stuff.'"