The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which technology editor/analyst Andrew Tonner and industrials editor/analyst Brendan Byrnes discuss topics around the investing world.

Apple, one of the most preeminent companies in tech, recently announced its plans to disrupt yet another industry -- textbooks. The company recently unveiled its plans at a press event in New York. We've seen Apple rewrite the rules of an entire industry before. It's now-ubiquitous iTunes rewrote the way the music industry functioned. But can Apple pull a similar move another time? In this video, Andrew discusses the move, as well as what investors should make of it.

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