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Google

Google Play Books now available in Spain & Germany

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“Donde esta la biblioteca, Pedro?” Ben Stiller asked with his elementary style Spanish in the movie Dodgeball. Now Stiller and other readers need not visit la biblioteca because they get can boo…

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Lifestyle

Google Books adds +1 for books, support for UK readers, and search

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It is my honour to report that the grey skies that previously fell upon Android in the United Kingdom have turned to a Citeh colour of blue. Google Books now works in the UK. Every time that we write about Google Boo…

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Google

In the Plex is a must-read book for understanding Google’s history and thought process

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Had a few things gone differently, you might not be reading this website or arguing if the HTC Sensation or Samsung Galaxy S II is the superior phone. One “yes” in place of a “no” here or…

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Android

Google adds Books to the Android Market webstore

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Google previously secured a Books landing page in the Android Market website, and that page has just been updated to support eBooks on Android. The new web store shows thousands of paid and free books that can be…

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Android App Reviews

Comic Book Reader Graphicly arrives on Android

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Android comic book readers can now look to Graphic.ly, an app and service designed to find and display comic books or graphic novels on your Android device. Graphicly announced today that its 2,000-plus libra…

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Android Apps

Sony Reader app debuts on Android

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Sony Electronics previously announced that it would deliver an eBook reader app for Android in January, and the company has made good on the promise. The Reader app for Android is now available for devices runn…

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Lifestyle

Aldiko 2.0 refreshes one of Android’s best ereader apps

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Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Borders are the big names when it comes to reading eBooks on Android, but independent Aldiko is quite a suitable app for reading your already owned eBooks. Version 2.0 of the app h…

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Android News

Google eBookstore Launches in the U.S.

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The Google eBookstore has launched along with apps for Android 2.1 or higher, and iOS 3.0 or higher, and support for browsers, Nook eReaders and Sony Readers. The site says that the books aren’t compatib…

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Android Devices

Rumor: Barnes & Noble readying full-color NOOK e-reader

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When Barnes & Noble began sending invites to a “big event” next week in New York City, people immediately began whispering that an Android-based Nook e-reader with color was on the way. CNET r…

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Lifestyle

Android’s eBook app rush explained: Amazon expects eBooks to outsell paperbacks next year

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A month ago, Aldiko stood alone as one of the only usable Android apps that provided an ereading experience. Since then, the big names in the book distribution market – Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Border…

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Android Apps

Barnes & Noble “NOOK” ereader now available for your phone

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Barnes & Noble have released its NOOK for Android, an ereader application designed for Android devices running Android 1.6 or higher. Barnes & Noble was among the first companies to offer an Android-…

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Android Apps

Barnes & Noble eReader Android app coming soon

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Barnes & Noble sees the writing on the wall. Yes, they bet heavy on the Nook, but that’s not the only way to get in front of as many people as possible. Amazon and Borders realize this and have released An…

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Lifestyle

BORDERS opens bookstore for Android

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Amazon has its Kindle and apps, Barnes & Noble has its Nook and store, and Borders has joined the party with its own eBook store. Borders has launched its digital book store, along with a mobile app for purcha…

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Android News

Audible Android app spotted in private beta

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Audible for Android…um, yes please. Audible is an online book store that specializes in audio books and audio versions of other media programs. It’s also the latest company to jump onto the Andro…

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Android App Reviews

Aldiko makes every Android device an ebook reader [App Reviews]

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The Barnes & Noble Nook and Spring Design Alex add two similar options for Android-based ereaders. However, some people want to read on the go but don’t have a dedicated ereader device. Anyone facing such a…

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