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Editor's Roundtable — how we enjoy reading

Everyone reads a little differently, especially when technology is involved. One of the cool things about ebooks is the sheer number of ways you can consume a book. Whether you're jumping between device with cloud sync, ePaper all the way with a nice standalone device, or you lay across your...
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Using ePub files on Android

There's a big difference between open and functional, and it's not always easy to get both when it comes to ePub apps. You may not be aware of this, but if you're a fan of ebooks there's a good chance you have a collection of ePub files sitting around. There may be some unfortunate DRM in...
Using Kobo Books for your reading fix

Using Kobo Books for your reading fix

The folks at Kobo have worked hard to be an ebook store built by and for readers, and their app is a worthy extension of those efforts. There are plenty of examples of ebook stores out there that exist as a part of a larger machine, but not nearly as many ebook stores that exist to just be...
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Doing all of your reading through the Nook app

The last major bookstore chain wants to be all things to all people, but it turns out that's not easy to do. It's not uncommon to hear someone refer to their ereader app as being a bookstore on their phone or tablet, but the folks at Barnes & Noble get about as close as you can towards...
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Using Amazon's Kindle app to read all the books

Amazon has built an empire, a big part of which is giving you everything you need to never want to leave. The original Kindle experience was the spark that took ebooks from a cool thing that one friend of yours did to make all of their books digital to a global phenomenon that has threatened...
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A quick look at ebook stores for Android

Choosing an ebook retailer can be as simple as choosing what is right in front of you or checking the prices and content selection across the ecosystem. It's up to you. One of the amazing things about ebooks right now is the wealth of options available to users. Massive ebook libraries now exist...
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The joys of reading on Android

Smartphones and tablets have become the default browsing and quick-read device for many people, but diving into entire books is often another matter entirely. Much in the same way the best camera is the one you have with you at all times, if you're a constant reader the thing you're most likely...
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Google Shopping Express adds Barnes & Noble to same-day delivery service

Google Shopping Express is adding to its list of retailers to include Barnes & Noble, expanding into an important segment of the online shopping market — books. Barnes & Noble joins a handful of big Shopping Express partners, including Target, Walgreens, Costco and Staples. In contrast to...
Oyster brings all-you-can-read book subscription to Android

Oyster brings all-you-can-read book subscriptions to Android

Dubbed the Netflix for books, Oyster is finally launching on Android after an iOS debut bringing with it an all-you-can-read subscription model. Voracious readers can subscribe to the service for $10 per month and read all the books that they want, including popular titles and new releases....
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Google expands Play Books store to several new countries

Total number of countries with access to Play Books reaches 36 worldwide Google is expanding the availability of Google Play Books today to New Zealand and several new countries across Asia. Taking the total number of countries up to 36, these nine new countries now have access to one of the...

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