Apple iPad Showdown: Battle of the eReader Apps

Apple iPad Showdown: Battle of the eReader Apps

Summary: An overview of the major eBook reader applications for Apple's iPad

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Topics: Hardware, Apple, iPad, Mobility

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  • RE: Apple iPad Showdown: Battle of the eReader Apps

    Being a eReader is something the hapless Ipad is actually good at.
    akear
  • RE: Apple iPad Showdown: Battle of the eReader Apps

    I have read 4 books on my iPad since I bought it 10 days ago and I LOVE IT. It really beats hard copy books and IMHO it makes the Kindle look pretty suckie. I read at night a lot and the back lit screen is perfect for that.
    sixmilebrooker
  • Is iPad limited to Apple iBooks

    Can the iPad be used with the Kindle app to shop for books in Amazon also? I have a lot of Kindle books on my 1G Touch. If I upgrade to iPad or 4G Touch, I want to bring them with me.
    edmetric
    • RE: Apple iPad Showdown: Battle of the eReader Apps

      @edmetric Yes. Simply download the Kindle app to your iPad or 4G Touch, then link the app to your Kindle account. All of your purhases will be available.
      toleash
  • RE: Apple iPad Showdown: Battle of the eReader Apps

    Are you aware of any app that a struggling reader could tap on the word and receive an audible version of the word. I am not looking to hear the whole book just words when a child is stuck.
    thanks
    Swanc