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Articles tagged with "Books"

How Next Issue compares to magazine apps on Android devices

With Apple facing a Department of Justice inquiry about price fixing and collusion with publishers, reading books and magazines on handheld devices is firmly in the spotlight. Your Android tablet (or smartphone) is a great way to consume written material. Google Play Books continues to be a solid wa ... Full Article »

April 17, 2012 6:30am

Google Play must compete with Apple, Amazon for content marketing

It’s already been quite a week in the mobile world, with significant developments coming from both Android and iOS. Stealing a bit of Apple’s thunder, Google revealed Google Play, the new Android Market, just before Apple’s annual event kicks off today. With expectations for the next gen iPad ... Full Article »

March 7, 2012 9:18am

Android Market rebrands itself as Google Play

Go to the usual Android Market web-based URL ( and you might be in for a bit of a surprise. From today, it will redirect you to Google’s new home for apps, books, music and movies called Google Play. Expect the same branding to be rolled out to your Android Market app on your ta ... Full Article »

March 6, 2012 2:29pm

Android App Tablet Review: Kindle

Kindle is one of the best apps available for any Android tablet. The device's larger screen makes it the perfect size for reading, whether you're in bed or the waiting room. You're able to access new releases, titles on the New York Times Best Sellers list and tons of literary classics through the ... Full Article »

December 26, 2011 9:00pm

Android App Tablet Review: NOOK for Android by B&N

The tablet edition of NOOK for Android is one of the most customizable e-reader apps in the Android marketplace. If the digital screen starts to wear on your eyes, you can choose different font sizes and screen brightness. Pages can be bookmarked and highlighted, notes added, and unfamiliar words l ... Full Article »

November 15, 2011 7:00pm

Android App Tablet Review: Google Books

Android tablets have the capability of housing your entire library on a single device, and Google Books makes for a solid way to shop for and read e-books. You can shop around for new books and purchase them using your Google account. Titles can be read instantly, or shared between other Google Boo ... Full Article »

November 7, 2011 1:00am

These great e-reader Android apps are all free

Your Android may not be the ideal e-reader device, but it's an on-hand convenience that can't be beaten. If you don't mind reading your e-books on the smaller screen, you can have instant access to hundreds of titles whether you're on the go, or settling into bed for the night. For many, it's no lon ... Full Article »

May 24, 2011 3:00pm

Cool dinosaur app It’s Tyrannosaurus Rex! a bit on the short side

It's Tyrannosaurus Rex! for Android is like a time machine for young children, taking them back to the time when dinosaurs walked the Earth. Approved by paleontologists at the Smithsonian Institution, the app is educational as well as entertaining, recreating a prehistoric world with colorful illus ... Full Article »

May 5, 2011 5:00pm

Android app I Journal might make you happier

I Journal is very different from other blogging apps you might find. This application is designed according to a set of principles that can make you live a happier, healthier and more productive life, as described in the book The Happiness Advantage, by Shawn Achor. The idea is that if you write d ... Full Article »

March 27, 2011 9:00am

Dr. Seuss' The Lorax comes to your Android

The Lorax, for your Android phone, brings the classic Dr. Seuss story alive. An interactive, almost cinematic, experience, this app might help children and adults alike to discover (or rediscover) the magic of reading. The Lorax isn't your typical e-book. If you've seen the other Dr. Seuss stories ... Full Article »

March 5, 2011 4:00pm

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