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Google settles with American publishers after 7-year Google Library lawsuit

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by 1 year ago
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Digitizing books and indexing the contents thereof might seem like a good idea, if only to increase access to content. But when Google launched its Library project, a lot of publishers voiced dissent, saying Google was infringing on their intellectual property. Google has now settled the lawsuit, opening the door to the sale of more ebooks on Google Play.

Kobo eBooks for Android receives revamped UI and extra features in latest update

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by 2 years ago
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Our smartphones and tablets have been responsible for making obsolete a lot of electronics, such as MP3 players and point-and-shoot cameras. Looks like books are the latest casualty in the path to electronic dominance by our handheld devices. Does that mean we’ve stopped reading? Not even close! We are now seeing an increasing trend of consumers turning to eBooks and eReaders to get their literary fix. Gone are the days of papercuts from turning a page. Swiping across a screen is so much easier. There is not shortage of good eReader apps on the Google Play Store, and Kobo eBooks has been…

Best Android apps for book lovers

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by 2 years ago
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  For centuries, the wisest of men – poets, priests, and scholars – have basked in the company of books to grasp the infinite knowledge of the world. Today, much has changed, yet books continue to parade the streets of enlightenment inside the minds of every thought leader of this mobile generation. However, the Web 2.0 era, with its “Midas’ touch”, has pretty much digitized almost everything form of physical media, making ebooks and audio books the gold standard in education, both formal and informal. For all book lovers out there, here is a look at the best Android apps…