A quick note on e-textbooks following up on a tweet this morning.
Only available to students with a .edu account at the moment (I think that was how Facebook got started). A simple sell: lighter, cheaper, and even easier. Cheesy videos on their homepage…
More about them on this AllThingsD article: Kno Taking Electronic Textbooks to Web, Facebook – Ina Fried – Mobile – AllThingsD.
Other companies are entering this arena:
Also info at Hack Education from earlier this year.