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Hundreds of Pearson Books for Home & Office Computer Users and IT Professionals Now Available on Apple


NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Pearson today announced that hundreds of its books for the home, office, and technical professional communities are now available on Apple’s iBookstore. Books from the iBookstore can be downloaded and read on the iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch. The iBookstore is accessible via the free iBooks app in the App Store.

“Having our books available in the iBookstore now brings our trusted content to the most popular mobile devices and the game-changing iPad.”

Pearson’s imprints including Addison-Wesley Professional and Prentice Hall Professional, Sams Publishing, IBM Press, Cisco Press, and Pearson IT Certification, publish a vast suite of learning materials and tools in the areas of IT certification, programming, operating systems/server, mobile and web development and software engineering. Que Publishing delivers practical advice on home, office and business computing.

iBookstore customers seeking cutting-edge technical instruction can now purchase and download Pearson titles such as:

  • The Design of Design: Essays from a Computer Scientist by Fred Brooks
  • Sams Teach Yourself iPad Application Development in 24 Hours by John Ray
  • Learning Objective-C 2.0: A Hands-On Guide to Objective-C for Mac and iOS Developers by Robert Clair
  • iPhone Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide by Aaron Hillegass and Joe Conway
  • Microsoft Office 2010 on Demand by Steve Johnson, Perspection Inc.
  • Social Media Marketing: Strategies for Engaging in Facebook, Twitter & Other Social Media by Liana Evans
  • My iPad by Gary Rosenzweig
  • CompTIA A+ 220-701 and 220-702 Cert Guide by Mark Edward Soper, Scott Mueller and David L. Prowse

“One of our ongoing goals is to quickly adapt to the changing needs of customers,” said Paul Boger, Vice President and Publisher. “Having our books available in the iBookstore now brings our trusted content to the most popular mobile devices and the game-changing iPad."

About Pearson

Pearson, the education, services, and technology company, is home to such respected brands as Addison-Wesley Professional, Cisco Press, Exam Cram, IBM Press, Prentice Hall Professional, Que, and Sams Publishing, which have as their online publishing arm, InformIT-The Trusted Technology Learning Source. In addition, Berkeley-based Peachpit, the publishing partner for Adobe Press, Apple Certified, and others, publishes best-selling books for creative design professionals. Pearson is also co-founder, with O'Reilly Media Inc., of Safari Books Online, the premier on-demand technology content library providing thousands of expert reference materials through a single point of contact, including expert technology, creative and design, industry and management resources in video, audio and written formats. Pearson Education is part of Pearson (NYSE: PSO), the international media company. Pearson's other primary businesses include the Financial Times Group and the Penguin Group.