Apple education announcement to see e-textbooks land?

Bookies predict Apple will unveil a new e-textbook market at its education announcement

Ahead of this Thursday's Apple education announcement bookies have predicted the Cupertino company will unveil a new e-textbook store

With Apple announcements gaining increased media attention with each passing ‘one more thing’, bookies have started taking bets on the likely outcome of the upcoming New York based education announcement.

Having issued an official invite to media last week declaring “Join us for an education announcement in the Big Apple” much speculation has surrounded what Apple is set to unveil come revelation time this Thursday, January 19th.

Topping the list of likely arrivals at bookmakers Paddy Power is a new digital textbook outlet from the Cupertino company with odds of 1/6 eclipsing those of a potential eReader-esque 7-inch iPad at 6/1.

The third most likely arrival at the upcoming Apple announcement according to betting odds is the much mooted iPad 3 at 9/1 followed by a refreshed iMac at 14/1 and the heavily rumoured Apple iTV setup at 16/1. Outsider bets include the iPhone 5 at 20/1 and a Apple branded robotic teacher at 40/1.

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Via: RegHardware