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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

Sony's Reader Android app arrives late and is lacking

Have you joined the e-book revolution yet? With the publishing of its new Reader app for Android, Sony completes the picture. Now, all of the top-seller e-book device makers — Amazon, Barnes & Noble and Sony — offer e-book apps for Android. If you own a Sony Reader device, you'll enjoy this ... Full Article »

February 9, 2011 3:03pm

Droid Comic Viewer is an e-reader that goes the distance

Comic book fans will do just about anything to take their favorite titles with them on the road. Droid Comic Viewer (also known as ACV) offers a light, barebones app that does exactly what its name implies: Users can load comics, manga and image files directly into folders on the root directory of t ... Full Article »

January 19, 2011 11:29am

Kindle adds cool features to Android app

The arms race of ereader apps is on! Feature by feature, Amazon's Kindle app and Barnes and Noble's Nook apps, as well as other contenders, escalate the battle for digital book dominance. Kindle's latest 2.0 Update for its Android app comes locked and loaded for war. Kindle for Android was already ... Full Article »

December 27, 2010 7:03am

Google Books for Android needs to work out some bugs

In early December, Google took the wrappings off its e-book store and posted e-reader software for several platforms. All in all, Google Books is a plain-jane e-book reader app for Android devices, making it relatively painless to browse, purchase, and read titles offered through the Google service ... Full Article »

December 20, 2010 11:24am


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