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by SingTel Idea Factory Pte Ltd, Version: 1.5.4 , 3504 KB  

Package name: com.singtel.skoob , Last Update: 2012-04-03 17:50:38

56 ratings (3.607 average)

5,000-10,000 downloads

What's new in this version (1.5.4):

- Improved skoob bookshelf: set by list or grid view, view all books in your cloud bookshelf

- Improved bookshelf management; sort by last read, title, author, purchase date

- Your bookshelf on-demand: control what books you download and when; this feature frees up your device memory if you have lots of titles in your bookshelf

- View & manually update book files from your cloud bookshelf to your device

- Improved rea


Welcome to skoob, Singapore’s favourite eBookstore

This App is free to download and prices are up to 20% cheaper than hardcopy versions, plus SingTel customers can get up to 20% off by paying on your mobile bill.

> What is skoob?
Reading is fun, but carrying lots of books isn’t. skoob is a brand new reading experience for eBooks that lets you read on more than one device. That means great books anytime, anywhere. We’d love to hear from you, write to us on:

> What is in this version?
We have upgraded the skoob app to v1.5 and have introduced some fantastic features to put you in control of what you read and when. This includes opening up skoob & carrying on reading directly from your last bookmark.

Full list of new features:
* New eReader - faster; improvements to presentation; serif/sans serif text selection; text justification; portrait or landscape view
* Faster eReader loading: Open skoob and start reading immediately from your last saved bookmark
* Your bookshelf on-demand: control what books you download and when - this feature frees up your device memory if you have lots of titles in your bookshelf
* Book management - context menu; view details on title
* Bookshelf management - bookshelf list/grid view; show only books on device/all books in skoob cloud-account; sort by last read, title, author, purchase date
* UI improvements - menu design; optimised mobile/tablet view (landscape, portrait)
* More robust download handling; download status reporting; error reporting

> Coming Soon to skoob Android App:
* Functionality to highlight text, add notes and annotations
* Word look-up in dictionary
* Additional user interface enhancements

> Top tip:
Once you have installed the skoob eBook App, save the skoob Bestseller widget to your home-screen & get the latest top titles instantly.

> We love books:
skoob loves local publishers and authors; discover the greatest collection of local writers and titles in Singapore & the latest titles from international bestselling authors such as James Patterson, Sophie Kinsella and Stieg Larsson.

> Free books to get you reading:
This skoob app comes preloaded with 6 free previews of the hottest books:
* The latest bestseller: "Game Of Thrones" By George R. R. Martin
* "The Leader In Me" by #1 bestselling author Stephen R. Covey
* “Mini Shopaholic” by international Queen of Chicklit Sophie Kinsella
* Gripping read on the game-changing company: "The Facebook Effect" by David Kirkpatrick
* "The Rough Guide to Thai Beaches" from Rough Guide
* "The Grand Design" by Stephen Hawking, the most highly celebrated scientist alive today

> Great reasons to try skoob today;
* skoob enables you to pay on your Singtel mobile bill or credit card.
* Download FREE and affordable books; prices are up to 20% cheaper than hardcopy versions.
* Browse from a wide range of titles in the skoob eBookshop, carefully selected from a range of quality local and international publishers.
* Purchase your books once and enjoy them on up to 5 devices.
* Get international bestsellers, classics, and new releases from genres like Business & Economics, Education, Romance, Lifestyle, and Sci-Fi etc.
* Easily find educational books tailored for Singaporean parents, with updated study guides, assessment books, ten-year series from well-known local publishers.
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