The iPhone released in Argentina and was quickly met with steep Government Restrictions that prevent the sale of the device. Now the iPhone is not banned in Argentina in any way. Argentina has actually blocked the import of the iPhone because it does not meet their restrictions for devices that are built outside the country. The government is trying to encourage consumers to purchase products that are created in the country rather than outside it. President Cristina Kirchner is advocating that the block could create more jobs which doesn't make all that much sense to me.
Apple held a press event earlier today, in New York City, that was centered around education. During the event Apple unveiled iBooks 2 with their addition of electronic textbooks for purchase. The new Apple book-stand will now include education related content for all those aspiring scholars. Apple has partners with some big names in textbook making that include Pearson, McGraw Hill, DK, E.O. Wilson Foundation, and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. The new iBooks 2 app is available today as a free download within the Apple App Store. Most titles will be priced at $14.99 or less. A new feature called iBooks Author, a free authoring tool, will allow any Mac user the ability to create iBook textbooks and publish them to the iBookstore.
MacRumors were able to acquire the picture above that shows hundreds of customers in line waiting for their Apple's Xidan Joy City store in Beijing to start selling the iPhone 4S. There are 2 stores in Beijing and 3 in Shanghai with reports that all the stores had huge lines of customers as you will see from the additional photos below of another Apple store in China.
ZAGGskin with a beautiful and simple rainbow design on a white background, perfect because of my artistic personality and the fact that I chose a white iPhone. Also very felicitous because these were not details that I shared with ZAGG. Anyway, onward past my impressed excitement and onto the analysis.