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Useful Apps & Websites

Useful Apps & Websites

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  23 Jan 2020 1:03 PM GMT

Google Play Books - Ebooks, Audiobooks, and Comics

Google Play Books is the one app you need for enjoying audiobooks and ebooks purchased from Google Play.

Choose from millions of best selling ebooks, comics, textbooks, and audiobooks. Download your book to read or listen on the go. When you’re finished, find your next favorite from recommendations personalized just for you. Buy audiobooks and ebooks as you go - with no subscription required.

LISTEN TO A GREAT AUDIOBOOK ANYWHERE, ANYTIME

* New! Audiobooks are now available on Google Play

* Buy one or many - no monthly subscription required

* Preview free samples of audiobooks before you buy

* Pick up where you left off on Android, iOS, or on your web browser

MILLIONS OF EBOOKS AT YOUR FINGERTIPS

* Preview free samples from our catalog of millions of books

* Read your books, comics, and textbooks on Android, iOS, or your web browser, even when you’re offline

* Tap the page and watch your favorite comic book or manga come to life with Bubble Zoom

* Take notes that sync with your Google Drive and share them with a group for easy collaboration.

* Use the Night Light setting to automatically adjust the background color and brightness to make it easier for you to fall asleep

Its compatibility varies with the device. So far it has 1,000,000,000+ users.

OverDrive

Borrow eBooks, audiobooks, and streaming video from your library using OverDrive on your Android device. More than 30,000 libraries worldwide offer titles from OverDrive, so download the app and find your next book today!

• Available 24/7, now the library comes to you.

• No more late fees. Titles are automatically returned.

• Place holds, create wish lists, and return titles easily.

• Sync libraries, bookmarks, and recent positions across mobile devices.

• A valid account with a participating library, school, or other institution is required.

• Each library builds its own collection of titles. Contact them directly to let them know that you’re using OverDrive and to share any suggestions for books you would like to see them carry.

It requires Android4.0 and upper version to be operational. So far, it has 5,000,000+ users.

Google Podcasts

Google Podcasts is a new way for Android users to discover and listen to the world’s podcasts. You can subscribe to any show for free and download episodes for offline listening. All your listening is automatically synced across devices so you can pause on one device and resume on another with the Google Assistant.

Customize your listening experience

Subscribe and listen to any podcast for free.

Listen to podcasts at faster playback speeds or skip over silences.

Listen on all your devices

Listen to the same podcast on multiple devices without losing your place. Pause on your phone and pick up where you left off on your Google Home.

Find podcasts using the Google Search App and the Google Assistant.

Find the latest episodes of your favorite podcasts directly on your phone.

Discover new podcasts based on your listening history and preferences.It Requires Android4.1 and upper versions to be operational.

Aldiko Book Reader

With 30+ million users from The leading eBook application for the Android platform

★30+ million users from over 200 countries

Differences between the Aldiko Book Reader Premium and the Aldiko Book Reader Free are: the Aldiko Book Reader Premium has highlights (for EPUB files only), notes (for EPUB files only), book cover editing, home widget, import and export annotations features, unlimited number of audio books on personal bookshelf, gets faster update and does not contain advertisements.

Features of the Aldiko Book Reader Free:

✔ Support EPUB, PDF formats as well as Adobe DRM encrypted eBooks.

✔ Support eBooks from public libraries.

✔ Fully-customizable reading experience: adjust font size, font type, font and background colors, margin, alignment, line spacing as well as brightness to best suit your preference. The Aldiko Book Reader also supports night-time reading.

✔ User-friendly interface: the Aldiko Book Reader supports both Android phones and tablets. You can create your own bookmarks anywhere in the book, rapidly jump to a different section of the book through the table of content.

✔ Advanced library management system: import your own EPUB and PDF files into the app to read them on the go; organize your eBooks by tags and collections. Aldiko will also remember your reading position automatically, bring you back to where you left off.

✔ In-app shopping experience: browse huge catalogs of eBooks, including best-sellers, new releases and classics (lots of them are FREE)

✔ Other cool features not to miss: global-text search in a book, dictionary, add your own favorite catalogs (OPDS support) and many more.

It requires Android4.0 and upper versins to be operational. So far, it has 10,000,000+ users.

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