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Google play books?

Post by dixiewitch1989 » 14 Nov 2014, 20:39

I just got my very first smart phone and I am planning on useing it to read e-books. My phone came with an app called google play books and I was wondering how good it is compared to others. I am very new to e-books and am not sure how it all works yet.

I could use some tips on what I should use..

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Post by librarydancer » 16 Nov 2014, 16:44

Google play is the android version of itunes. You can use it for apps, games, music, books, etc. If you download a free reader (such as Nook, which is produced by Barnes and Noble or Kindle -- Amazon), it will be easier to read any downloaded books.

These readers will allow you to read any selected books in a more user-friendly environment -- you will be able to turn pages instead of having to scroll down and your place will be saved electronically, for example.

I suggest finding a few free books on Google play on whatever topic/ area you enjoy and trying it out. Good luck.

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Post by ZeroChill » 31 Oct 2017, 19:27

It would be a lot better if you install the kindle or xodo app on your phone. They are currently the best out there and I recommend them.

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Post by CommMayo » 02 Nov 2017, 20:47

I not a huge fan of google play; however, I have been using the version that runs on iPad. I'll have to look into xodo.

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Post by Jibek+ » 03 Dec 2017, 07:00

I have head about reading books which downloaded but didn't know about google plays books. I'll try use it.

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Post by Insightsintobooks729 » 11 Dec 2017, 15:55

I use both Google play books and kindle app on my phone. I prefer kindle but sometimes google play has books I want cheaper, sometimes it doesn't. I hope you enjoy your new phone.
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Post by Atheinne » 14 Dec 2017, 13:02

Insightsintobooks729 wrote:
11 Dec 2017, 15:55
I use both Google play books and kindle app on my phone. I prefer kindle but sometimes google play has books I want cheaper, sometimes it doesn't. I hope you enjoy your new phone.
I agree with the cheaper ones in Google Play. It comes handy in a lot of cases. But still, I like to use both apps.

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Post by Dolor » 17 Dec 2017, 05:42

dixiewitch1989 wrote:
14 Nov 2014, 20:39
I just got my very first smart phone and I am planning on useing it to read e-books. My phone came with an app called google play books and I was wondering how good it is compared to others. I am very new to e-books and am not sure how it all works yet.

I could use some tips on what I should use..
I am using eReader Prestigio app on Google Play Store. It's free. No subscription needed and there are lots of free books available. It works well with my smartphone. In fact, I had sent 3 volunteer reviews without any problem.

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Post by victorycoffee » 03 Jan 2018, 20:54

Play books lets you upload epubs, not sure if it also allows mobi - I've used it for both of my reviews so far

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Post by Samy Lax » 25 Feb 2018, 07:17

I am not exactly a fan of Google Play Books and I am quite loyal to my Kindle app. Maybe you'd like to download the latter and give it a shot?
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