Tag Archives: iBooks

Tips for Reading with Kindle on iPad

10 Nov

In a previous post I wrote about how to install the Kindle App for iPad and explained how to download Kindle books through the Cloud and onto your device.

kindle-app

Since then, the Kindle App for iPad has been updated with a slightly different layout and now offers some new features.

Whether you are preparing to go on vacation, commuting to work or planning to read books at home, I’m sure you will find the following tips about Kindle for iPad very useful. Let’s Continue Reading

What’s on your iPad Air?

20 Jan

Back in 2001 Apple introduced the iPod with the slogan “1,000 songs in your pocket”. Since then journalists and bloggers have been asking famous (and not so famous) people “What’s on your iPod?”

From music to videos, people would show their iPod content which would in turn be a non-traditional way of taking an X-Ray or disclosing their personality and tastes.

hand_and_apps_small

In 2010, Apple introduced the first iPad and by then the question mutated to “What’s on your iPad?”. Given the tablet’s capabilities for Apps, music, videos, video-conferencing, photos, Internet browsing, e-books, file sharing and more, we could say the same question becomes more powerful and meaningful. Continue Reading

Kindle App How to

07 Mar

Some time ago, I published a post about iBooks. But iBooks is not the only way to download and read ebooks on your iPad. There are other options such as the Kindle App for iPad.

kindle-app-on-ipad

Why would you want to use another App to read ebooks? Maybe the book you are looking for is not available yet on the iBookstore. Maybe you are sharing a Kindle device with your spouse and Continue Reading

iBooks how to

21 Jan

I love reading fiction and non-fiction books. Unfortunately I do not have as much time to read as I would like and I end up reading a lot more while on vacation.

I recently took some time off and went on vacation. You may have noticed that I have been posting less often to the blog the past few weeks but now I am back. I feel renewed, with more energy and new ideas to keep contributing!

ipad-ibooks

When I was preparing for my trip, one thing I thought about was which books to pack and take with me. After thinking it over, I decided to pack one pocket book and of course, the iPad.

On my iPad I have the iBooks App which is loaded with several books. Even if I change my mind about what I want to read and do not have it on my iPad, the good news is that as long as I have an Internet connection, I can download new books in a matter of minutes. Continue Reading

PDF files on iBooks

10 Jan

One thing I get asked frequently is how to open PDF files on iBooks.

What is a PDF file? PDF stands for Portable Document Format. It is a readable file format that cannot be modified, unless you have a special program to do so.

ibooks

We see PDF files on a daily basis. For example, when we make a donation, we often receive a tax receipt by email as a PDF file. We may also receive invoices or event announcements as PDF files.

Many sample book chapters also come as PDF files Continue Reading