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McGraw-Hill CEO Confirms iPhone OS-Based Apple Tablet

Terry McGraw, the chairman, president and CEO of McGraw-Hill, which publishes textbooks and magazines, appeared on CNBC today to talk about the company’s fourth quarter earnings. When asked if McGraw-Hill would makes its textbooks available for the Apple tablet, McGraw responded:

“Yeah, very exciting. Yes, they’ll make their announcement tomorrow on this one. We have worked with Apple for quite a while. And the Tablet is going to be based on the iPhone operating system and so it will be transferable. So what you are going to be able to do now is we have a consortium of e-books. And we have 95% of all our materials that are in e-book format on that one. So now with the tablet you’re going to open up the higher education market, the professional market. The tablet is going to be just really terrific.”

While Apple was already expected to announce a tablet at its event tomorrow, there was previously no confirmation of the existence of the device from such a credible, named source. Furthermore, McGraw also confirms that the tablet will run iPhone OS and that it will therefore be compatible with iPhone apps.

The premature confirmation may steal some of Apple’s thunder when it officially announces the device tomorrow, but by this point just about everyone was expecting the announcement anyway.

You can see McGraw’s response for yourself below:

[via MacRumors]

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