Books for iPad and iPhone
The iPhone made reading more portable, but the iPad continues propelling the world digital publishing ever forward. Reading can now be a truly interactive experience. For a list of our favorite ereading apps and digital books for kids, check out AppCraver’s Editor Picks for Best Books for iPhone and iPad.
Maui Revealed is a Location-Aware Travel Guidebook
Maui Revealed is now available in the iTunes app store.
Between booking accommodations, packing and somehow making it through airport security, traveling can become very stressful and that's before you even reach your destination.
Peter Rabbit: Buddy Edition Uses Game Center for Tech-Savvy Storytelling
Peter Rabbit: Buddy Edition is the classic Beatrix Potter tale brought to life and made all the more interesting with the implementation of Sideways’ Buddy Reading System. The Buddy Reading System uses Game Center to connect two devices for audio communication.
Reading Gets Social with Kobo
The App Store is jam packed with eReader competitors. Apple, Amazon, Google and Barnes & Noble all have a presence with apps for their respective platforms. A new eReader app has joined the pack with a unique proposition for solitary bookworms.
Simon Graham and the Extraordinary Timepiece
While the title is a mouthful, Simon Graham and the Extraordinary Timepiece, Book I proves to be anything but ordinary.
SAS Survival Guide App Repackaged for a new Generation
SAS Survival Guide - HarperCollins Publishers has teamed up with Trellisys.net to bring you an iPhone app of...a book. Granted, it's a classic, the distillation of the survival knowledge of 26-year Special Air Services veteran John "Lofty" Wiseman.
Quick Reader Brings Speed Read Training Right to Your iPhone
QuickReader is a newly released speed reading trainer and ebook experience for iPhone and iPod touch and the first tool of its kind that I’ve found in the App Store.
IndieBound Uses iPhone to Promote Business for Local Booksellers
IndieBound — Like everyone else, independent bookstores are struggling in today's knuckle-dragging economy, but their problems started years ago with the arrival of big-box bookstores in malls.
myBooks Tracks Your Reads, but Not as Well as Similar Apps
< Netwalk's myBooks is a database for your personal library.
Wattpad Shines on Amateur Writers
Wattpad, from the company by the same name, is an example of socialism in action. Wattpad was founded on the idea it would be an electronic meeting place where any community member could share his or her own content and read content written or contributed by any other community member.
Kindle for iPhone a Reader's Delight
Amazon's Kindle has revolutionized how many people approach reading. The iPhone has done the same for mobile phones. Combine the two and you have your favorite mobile apps and books all in one device.
iSurvive Loses Itself in a Wilderness of Words
I wanted to like iSurvive Wilderness but in the end, it lost me.
The Bird & The Snail — Knock Knock: A Storybook App with Added Value
The Bird & The Snail — Knock Knock is a new interactive storybook app released by Haunted House Publishing.
AppEngines Releases Credit Secrets Investigated Using iPhone Reader
We were recently offered the chance to review Credit Secrets Investigated, an ebook by Tony D'Andrea published for the iPhone by AppEngines. You may have noticed, we don't do too many book reviews around here.
Teach any Dog with Dog Tricks and Bark Machine
If Fido eats your shoes instead of fetches them, Dog Tricks & Bark Machine could be useful for teaching him a few new tricks. It's an app from Robert Mann and Deidra Jones, which features training tutorials in one part and a sound machine in the second part.
Stanza eReader Opens New Chapter for Reading on iPhone
Put a sign that says "Free" on anything from a broken Beta VCR to a basket of kittens, and I'll probably take it home. When I came across Lexcycle's e-Reader Stanza in the App Store, I grabbed it, even though I seldom read lengthy docs on my iPhone. I'm glad I did.