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Great iBooks deals, Apple and Virtual Reality


iBooks has loads of books on sale for less than $6 (US$4) — Apple’s iBooks has loads of books on sale, from NZ$1.29 to $4.99 (US$0.99, $1.99, $2.99, or $3.99). There are hundreds of them in Fiction & Literature, Mysteries & Thrillers, Biographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction, Romance, Young Adult, Kids, Cookbooks, Food & Wine, and SciFi & Fantasy. It’s a mix of big and little names, including Tolkien, Daniel Silva, Stephen Ambrose, Bill Bryson, Neal Stephenson, Octavia Butler, and many, many more.
Open iBooks and, in the Featured category, scroll left or right in the carousel along the top until you find the ‘Bestsellers at Limited Time Prices’ category.
If you scroll all the way to the right on any given category, there’s a ‘See all’ link that will take you to every book in just that category.
While your in iBooks Store (click on iBooks Store at top left on Mac, or Featured down the bottom on iPad/iPhone), check out Recent Bestsellers under $10, and ‘A Job To Do’ by Peter Gordon, about NZ soldiers in world War Two, only $10.

As Apple shows interest in AR/VR, PlayStation VR’s strong start suggests price beats performance — The latest, and more affordable, high-profile entrant into the emerging virtual reality space, PlayStation VR, is off to a successful start, suggesting consumers are more interested in advanced VR technology if it’s available in a simple and economical product.