Tag Archives: iPhone

TED offers iOS customers 15 titles for $1 each

If you’re looking for some light, but still thoughtful, nonfiction to read, TED is temporarily offering its back-catalog — 15 short ebooks — for a flat $15 through its newly launched iOS store (link opens iTunes). TED is a technology/entertainment/design … Continue reading

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Kindle 3.1 for iOS is a mess

Dear Kobo, I know I’ve been hard on you recently for some sales-minded interface choices, but I’ll give you this: your updates have, in my experience, always worked. I’ve never updated a Kobo app and watched it fall apart in … Continue reading

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One “feature” too many, and Kobo finally ruins its iOS app

I no longer enjoy launching the Kobo app on my iPhone or iPad. I stopped looking forward to interacting with it a few updates ago, and now I actually avoid it. This has been building for a while. A year … Continue reading

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Alternatives to Stanza on iOS

Update: Forget all of this! Stanza delivered a surprise update to the Apple app store on November 10th, 2011, that restored functionality on iOS 5. But only update if you need to: this latest version breaks the app if you’re … Continue reading

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Apple relaxes app rules for ebook apps

It looks like Kindle, Nook, Kobo, and any other ereader app currently on iOS won’t be disappearing from the App Store after the end of the month after all. Mac Rumors is reporting that Apple has removed its most controversial … Continue reading

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Today’s Kobo update: proof that Apple isn’t going after ebook apps

Today everyone in ebookland (hold on, must check if that domain is registered… yep) is spazzing out about Apple and Sony, because Sony submitted a Sony Reader ebook app, similar to the Kindle, Nook and Kobo apps already on the … Continue reading

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Use free Bluefire app to read library ebooks on your iPad or iPhone

If you own an Apple device and want to access library ebooks on it, try the free Bluefire app now available on the App Store. It has the ability to authorize and open OverDrive files, so you can read your … Continue reading

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