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Thread: Reading Books on iPhone
08-21-2007, 01:29 PM #1
Reading Books on iPhone
- Join Date
- Aug 2007
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BooksoniPhone.com is a leading iPhone eBooks portal featuring over 20,000 full books you can read on your iPhone.
BooksoniPhone.com has released the first version of its service for reading e-books on Apple's iPhone.
BooksoniPhone allows iPhone users to view electronic books (eBooks), text files, and documents on-the-go and features a native iPhone interface to navigate as well as read titles when browsing BooksoniPhone.com.
No additional applications, downloads, or other software is required. Users can instantly read and choose from 20,000+ titles utilizing powerful search or browsing thru recommendations (Top 100 Books, Children's Books, Book d'jour, etc.). The Iphone interface enables users to create read list and add multiple books for simultaneous reading. (System remembers where you left.)
Adding notes and sharing them is nice feature that allows users to add and share personal notes that is attached to the page they were reading. Unique feature that opens opportunity to read same book with someone and exchange comments.
BooksoniPhone.com leverages the Safari browser built in to the Apple iPhone and Ajax technology. It features:
- Virtual keyboard for typing and adding books to read list
- Tap on screen to go to next page
- One-tap 'Share the Page' button for e-mailing
- Adjustable font size for easy reading
- Variable number of pages per screen
- Portrait or Landscape mode for easy reading
- Touch screen Scrolling
The site is accessible only from iPhone for reading, and from any browser for uploading texts, books, poems, documents, lyrics. There is no limit for text storage per account in this moment.
Service is free and has no-spam policy.
08-25-2007, 09:10 AM #2
cool website, hopefully more and more books will become available.
10-02-2007, 06:29 PM #3
Adult books Think Different
10-06-2007, 04:20 PM #4
hitno, you only get one free plug for your website. Any more and you're gone.
10-06-2007, 04:42 PM #5
What if you lose your internet connection? Is there a way to download the ebooks so you can put them on your iPhone and use them with the Books.app? I'd rather have them on the phone than rely on an internet connection so I can read.
01-20-2008, 09:34 PM #6
This is a good question for those of us who are not on ATT and don't have unlimited EDGE data is there a way to download books for offline viewing
01-30-2008, 02:41 AM #7
Service is free and has no-spam policy.
on that note, i do agree that an offline mode would be brilliant, if its not already there
02-13-2008, 02:13 PM #8
I like it! Thanks!
03-06-2008, 09:13 AM #9
This is an excellent site. I'm already using it (reading the Dexter Series). I woudl love to see more Non-Fiction books and a better way to search and browse books
04-14-2008, 03:08 PM #10
05-04-2008, 11:19 PM #11
sweet!AK has spoken =P
JailBroken iPhone running 1.1.4
06-03-2008, 07:51 PM #12
left out a big catagory, sci fi...Never underestimate the determination of a kid who is time rich and cash poor. (Little Brother by Cory Doctorow)
07-09-2008, 01:19 PM #13
02-06-2009, 07:03 PM #14
can i download them and read it on an iphone app cause i have no edge or whatever?
02-16-2009, 11:08 PM #15
02-17-2009, 01:20 AM #16
Nice site, though an offline mode is a must.
i use Stanza (free on the app store) and love that app. i added drankmalk.com's source and have already read more than 30 books on my phone... as i travel a lot it's a great way to have a pocket library!
02-18-2009, 10:24 AM #17
Yeah, reading on iPhone will mess up your eyes. I think technology is taking away from the good ol' days of the feel of real paper on your fingers.
everything is electronic now...
Off topic, I was comparing the screen of the iPhone to the Blackberry Bold. Blackberry Bold wins hands down... Sorry to say...
30 books on your iPhone? Kudos...
Last edited by llckll; 02-18-2009 at 10:24 AM. Reason: Automerged Doublepost
11-25-2009, 09:07 AM #18e books
checked the site, not much a collection , better if they have more ebooks,
any other links u wanna share !!! pls do
12-04-2009, 08:59 PM #19
Try ebook collection over at ipmart-forum.com. They have hundred of books fully categorized. The forum is a mess though, and shady.