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Kobo eBooks - FREE

by Kobo Inc., Version: 4.2.3123 , 8472 KB  

Package name: com.kobobooks.android , Last Update: 2012-08-26 10:25:42


22611 ratings (4.248 average)

>250,000 downloads


What's new in this version (4.2.3123):

New in v4.2.3123 (July 26, 2012)

• Languages supported: English, French, Spanish, Italian, German and Dutch
• Inbook progress indicator
• Additional font sizes
• Bug fixes

New in v4.1 (June 28, 2012)
• Revamped interface
• New home screen design
• Updated reading menu and page layout
• Improved tablet support
• Two page landscape view (tablet-only)
• Ability to rate your books

Description

Download our FREE eBooks app and start browsing millions of free and affordable books from the palm of your hand. Find everything from the hottest new releases to popular classics. With Kobo, reading books on your Android Smartphone or Tablet couldn't be easier.

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Top reasons to try Kobo:

#1: Make reading more fun and social with Reading Life™.
• Earn fun and surprising awards for reading
• Track your reading habits with interesting stats
• See who's currently reading the book and share ideas about what you've read with the Kobo community with Kobo Pulse™

#2: Share quotes, notes, awards and more to Facebook!
• Share your favorite passage and thoughts on a book with your friends
• Recommend a book from your library to a friend
• Like and comment on books your friends share to Facebook
• Easily add Kobo to your Facebook Timeline to instantly share your reading activity with your friends and track your reading life on Facebook.

#3: Add books to your library from e-mail, the web, or your Dropbox account.
• Add books in EPUB format to your Android storage, Browser, Mail or Dropbox and select Import Content from the library menu
* Unlicensed, DRM-free books only

#4: Transfer books to any device.
• Using a Kobo app on your Smartphone, desktop, or tablet, your books and even your bookmarks follow you so you'll never lose your place
• Plus, read books from other platforms as long as they're in the open standards the Kobo service supports, like ePub and PDF.
* Kindle not supported

#5: Browse millions of books in the Kobo Store.
• Over 2.2 million new releases and popular best sellers at great prices
• Over 1.8 million free books
• Buy books on the go and start reading in seconds

#6: Customize your reading experience.
• Enjoy crisp, clear text, and choose the size and style of text that you prefer
• Highlight your favorite passages and add notes to your books
• Try Night Mode for easier nighttime reading
• Read and lock the screen in portrait or landscape mode
• Change pages using your volume key
• Adjust the screen brightness

#7: Preview books and try before you buy.
• Enjoy free first chapter previews of thousands of select books

#8: Enjoy library synchronization across all your Kobo apps.
• Use multiple Kobo eBook apps with a single Kobo account, and let Kobo keep track of your books and bookmarks for you.

Note: Customers for retailers such as Libris Blz. should use this app.

Last comments from Android Market

Ketzal (***)
Slowly improving with each update. Still has a way to go. Would love to see many features that Aldiko already has.

MIKE (*)
horrible constantly downloads books over and over again errors and more errors on Evo fails repeatedly in airplane mode do not waste your money

Ank (*****)
Wonderful app..easy and way faster than other highly rated apps like aldiko and fbreader...and has good titles for free...can read epub format 5 star

M Veronica (****)
Not bad, wasn't expecting much and was pleasantly surprised! Really enjoying this a lot more than Border's app, which looks similar but DOESN'T WORK.

Anonymous (*)
On Archos 70 Android 2.2 Tablet Kobo filea dont work. No refund given on books purchased. BEWARE

Lenny (***)
Okay reader but really needs bluetooth syncing and features of Aldiko ebook reader to be my main ebook app.

tammie (*****)
Love It!

Britney (***)
Needs too let you edit the book title and picture and also the book reading settings

pepe0001 (****)
Needs App2SD. This is my favorite ereader app. I use Calibre to optimize ebooks 4 use w/Kobo that I obtain elsewhere.

Gelo (****)
Tried Kindle as well. This is way better and has free books. Also easier to search for books.

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