Apple announces new iBooks 3.0 with continuous scrolling, iCloud and sharing

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Apple’s event at the California Theater in San Jose is set to unveil a whole host of new devices, like a smaller iPad and even a new line of Macs, but first the team shared details about its newest version of iBooks.

According to Tim Cook, there are more than 1.5 million books and 400 million have been downloaded to date.

iBooks 3.0 includes a range of new features that are set to give Amazon and its Kindle eReaders a run for their money, including iCloud support, sharing specific quotes with a tap and continuous scrolling. It was also revealed that it’ll be available in over 40 languages, including Korean, Chinese and Japanese.

This post is being updated throughout the night.

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By Becca Caddy | October 23rd, 2012