eBooks by Kobo in Review – sold!

For a long time, I was unconvinced when it came to ebooks. Having downloaded a couple, I found that trying to read them on my laptop screen was just a waste of time. I’d look at the words and my eyes would travel down the page, but I wouldn’t take a word of it in. So I gave up on ebooks and went back to my beloved physical ones. That is, until eBooks by Kobo came along. As you may have guessed from my previous comments, I don’t own an eBook reader, and previous experience was doing nothing to convince me I should part with my hard-earned cash in order to get one. This has all changed. This free app simply installs onto your device and makes it into your very own ereader! Granted, it’s considerably smaller than most available on the market, but it does the job. Feel free to discuss eBooks by Kobo in our forums.

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Apple out to destroy Amazon’s eBook market with iPad and iBooks

The modern internet junkie is the lowest of common denominators. It feeds on rumours, loves unsubstantiated ‘facts’, tires of truth, and salivates for one-eyed wisdom. I am probably one. Apple struggle on and offline against this rock-hurtling beast who incessantly protects the first to complain. Well, Amazon complained.

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The iPad and eBook Piracy – Ghost reads?

With speculation that Apple’s new device will be aimed squarely at eBook readers such as Amazon’s Kindle, it may be high time to postulate its role as a modern conduit for the hoisting of eBook pirate’s flags. Not that pirates will directly use the iWhatever for straightforward stealing – though that’s hardly a far stretch – its almost certain popularity may manoeuvre into position as a pirate-pleasuring-platform.

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Reader web app – offline subscription book service

Rather than rushing to support everything in an on-device application, Reader does it online, AND offline. You can use the service by pointing your device to: http://reader.dbelement.com. Developer dBelement are sure you will like it and so offer two free books. There is also an online book manager to help you juggle your books, but to get your chubs on it, you will need to subscribe.

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Disney at Work: Epcot in Review – an inspirational app!

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Disney at Work: Epcot is well outside most of the reviews I’ve done for TMA. It’s not a game, but in fact a learning tool. The goal of the app is to teach, and it succeeds pretty well in doing just that. What you get out of it really has more to do with what you’re looking for in it. Disney at Work teaches two things: a history of Epcot, and how you can use the lessons learned from that in your own life/career/business.

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myComics in Review – Kaboom.. Crash… Pow!..

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Many people reading this article grew up on comic books like Spiderman or the X-Men. You lucky bastards. Growing up in the pleasure-devoid former USSR, it wasn’t until I was 10 that they first started appearing in my homeland. But now, all of us who missed such a large portion of world culture can finally catch up with the “Jesus” phone. And today we’re going to review an app for the poor sods like me:  myComics.

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miraishonen: Looking for sexy sweet time Tokyo asian girl?

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You can too have sexy time sweet with Rika Takei Tokyo girl fun for all! Get this app for when all time is fun for to be had with 111 selected specially famous idol girl from Japan. MIRAISHONEN is big developer coaxing Asian pretty girls pictures in two Apple iPhone for the users of the USA. We specializze robots with fun for all when time and the idol makes it happen. For sexy 111 asian girl book the app specialising is only 99 cents! Rejoice at 111 Asian Girls Sexy Gallery in Tokyo!

MIRAISHONEN, 111 Asian Girls Sexy Gallery in Tokyo, 0.99$, 12.4 MB
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Just in case the above made no sense at all, it is probably the best example of ‘spam app’ advert emulation – a business I am taking to heart. The Apple Store is full of apps which are machine translated and booted out the door to a none-the-better market. If the humour is lost on you, feel free to comment and we can hash it out!

More incentive after the gap

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Eight Must Have Apps for Back-to-School

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It’s the end of August and summer is coming to an end (sob). Soon, students across the United States and other parts of the world will be sucked back into the thing they dread most: school. But do not despair. With your iPod Touch (or iPhone) in hand, you can download the following applications that could very well make your transition into the school year much more bearable.

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i文庫 (iBunko) – The App Store’s best reader

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I spend more time reading than tending to important life matters. My wife has even threatened to leave me and my books on several occasions. But not to matter; I’ve found an alternative to the hand-torch and a pillow to hide in the filth of literature: the iDevice. Stanza and eReader Pro have supplied most of my needs till now, but when I feel adventurous, or simply can’t find a great read in English, I turn to Japanese texts. One of the problems however, is that Japanese texts don’t read as naturally when displayed horizontally. i文庫 (iBunko) is a Japanese reader which doesn’t compete directly compete with my favourites. Rather, it exists alongside both apps as a great alternative reader for the highly literate Japanese market and for those who are interested in reading Japanese texts.

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