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Briefly: Google Play Books loans textbooks, carbon fiber iPhone case

updated 06:46 pm EDT, Fri August 9, 2013

iOS app update rolls out textbooks

As per Google's announcement in July regarding its plan to release textbooks to Google Play Books, listings are now available via an update to the iOS app.The textbooks are currently available to purchase outright, though some titles will be offering a six month lower-cost "rental" option. Free samples of textbooks are provided. Presently only available to US customers, the Google Play Books app is available for Android, iOS, and on the web.

Carbonicum offers pre-order for real carbon fiber cases for iPhone

Carbonicum, a manufacturer of cases and accessories for Apple, has launched a Kickstarter offering pre-orders for its real carbon fiber cases for iPhone. Compatible with iPhone 4, 4S and 5, the series is available in four different designs of carbon fiber, each of which can have a matte or glossy finish; these finishes include Chess, Classic, Plain and Modern. Carbon fiber is widely used in sports, automotive products and aerospace industries, due to its lightweight durability. Kickstarter pre-orders are available until early September, while quantities last, starting at $35.




by MacNN Staff

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  1. Salsa

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    Joined: 10-27-03

    If carbon fiber is so light weight and durable, why didn't Apple use it instead of the scratch prone metal?

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