∞ Apple releases iPhoto 8.1, with extra large books

Apple on Tuesday released an update for its consumer photo tool, iPhoto. Among the changes in iPhoto 8.1 is the ability to create an extra large hardcover book. The $49.99 book measures in at 13-inch by 10-inch and features a satin finish on its dustjacket.

iPhoto 8.1 and the new book

The new version of iPhoto also includes new travel themed templates including “Tropical Travel,” “Asian Travel” and “Old World Travel” and includes new holiday themed card designs and photo layouts.

iPhoto 8.1 is a free update from the software update mechanism in Mac OS X.