For many people iPad 2 is a first tablet and they would like to check how does it handle ebook reading.
Those who already owned 1st generation iPad, and decided to replace it with the new model, may also be interested in discovering ereading possibilities they didn’t know about.
Originally published in June 2010 and recently updated, this comprehensive ZDNet article by Jason Perlow describes 9 most important e-reading apps for iPad, including Kindle, iBooks, Kobo, Bluefire Reader, Stanza and Kobo.
David Carnoy from CNET reviews the new iPad and checks whether Apple had done anything to the screen to make the reading experience better.
Using Kindle on the iPad or iPhone is not only about using the Kindle application. You can browse Kindle Store from Safari or you can discover and buy Kindle ebooks on Twitter. This article lists unique tips, which can help you make the most of Kindle on your iOS device.
In this great article by Walt Mossberg you have all major applications described and reviewed: Kindle, Nook and iBooks. You can also watch his video review below:
Many e-bookstores like Barnes&Noble or Kobo or Sony use Adobe DRM. If you have such files on your computer, you can read them on the iPad – the only thing to do is to download Bluefire Reader app and authorize it with Adobe.
A detailed, very helpful review of four e-reading apps for iPad: Kindle, iBooks, Goodreader and Readme. Pros and cons of every app are listed.
iPad is great for reading e-books enhanced with video and audio. You can find such books in the AppStore, but they are also available in Kindle Store and iBooks Store.
CNET’s Rick Broida lists 5 best enhanced applications your kids will love to read, watch and play with.
If you are wondering what to do to avoid connecting your iPad to a computer every time you want to add a new book to iBooks, here are some useful tips. Tips apply not only to iBooks, but to any e-reading application.
Do you know that you can make an ePub or mobi file from your articles stored at Instapaper? If you save for later for example stories from Fictionaut, you can read them in your favourite e-reading app.
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More to check out:
- How to add large files to Kindle and Kindle apps for iOS, Android
- Amazon Prime Reading – most important things to know
- How to gift Kindle Unlimited ebook subscription
- Kindle Unlimited in questions and answers
- Kindle Store – a guide to deals, special sections, and features
Tips and tricks
How to add large files to Kindle and Kindle apps for iOS, Android
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Use Google Keep to collect and digitize quotes from print books
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20 vintage posters about books and libraries
A growing collection of the vintage book and library posters that range from the late 19th century to the 50s of the 20th century.
8 best gift ideas for the Nook owner in your life
Here are some ideas to let you pick the perfect gift for someone who is addicted to reading Nook books.
11 cases for Kobo Aura One and Aura Edition 2
The list includes original Kobo cases for Aura One and Aura Edition 2, as well as covers from other producers, found on Amazon, Etsy, eBay, and Rakuten.
10 protective cases for your Amazon Fire HD 8 (2016)
Check out the selection of Amazon Fire HD 8 (2016) case covers that are meant to fully protect your tablet from dust, scratches, and bumps.