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Top 5 eBook Reader Apps for Android Phones/Tablets. Tablets are gaining popularity these days as a means for extending the functionality of desktops and laptops.

Top 5 eBook Reader Apps for Android Phones/Tablets

Tablets are lightweight, compact, and not only smart enough for productivity but also great companions for reading ebooks while on the go. Most tablets come in various shapes and sizes, from 5.3 inch phoneblet hybrids to 10.1 inch monster displays. If you intend to read ebooks on your Android tablet, you’ll be glad to know that there are Android apps to serve that very purpose. Here are some of the top and the best ebook reading apps for your Android device. Kindle Perhaps the success of Amazon’s Kindle Fire is the sole reason why the Kindle for Android app is the popular choice of many ebook readers out there. It’s the perfect ebook reading app that caters to any reader’s taste buds, whether you’re browsing for the latest fashion trends on a magazine, or getting real-time updates through online newspapers, the Kindle for Android never fails to amaze you. Reading on your Android device - Google Play Help.

You can choose from millions of titles on Google Play to read with the Google Play Books app and pick up where you left off on your phone, tablet, or computer.

Reading on your Android device - Google Play Help

Your library is synced to your Google account, so your library will be the same on all your devices when signed into the same account. The Google Play Books app is available on Android and iOS for supported mobile devices running Android 2.2 or iOS 5.0 and above. Learn about reading with the Google Play Books app on iOS. Eread Apps. Read on the Go: Five E-Reading Apps. From Kindle to Kobo, e-readers are becoming more and more popular.

Read on the Go: Five E-Reading Apps

But as with most gadgets, these purpose-built devices can set you back more than a fistful of coins, and if you already have an Android phone or tablet, you might prefer to just read on that, and put the cash you save towards… well, more books. Now, although there are many e-reading apps on the Android Market, few can compete with an actual e-reader. I have found the cream of the crop and will review each one in an effort to find the ultimate Android e-reader. ezPDF Reader Although this is not necessarily marketed as an e-reading app – as the name suggests, ezPDF Reader is a PDF reader – it’s a capable candidate, since a lot of digital books are downloadable in PDF format. The e-book selection screen and the book view. ezPDF’s user interface is clean and simple. The next important part of the app is the reading experience. Download from Android Market. Kindle Kindle's splash screen and page view. Download from Android Market. E-Reading On Android Just Got Better – Nook For Android Now Available.

Barnes & Noble has already shown great interest in the Android platform by choosing it to run on their own e-reader, and this relationship continues to grow.

E-Reading On Android Just Got Better – Nook For Android Now Available

B&N has just released Nook For Android, a full-featured app that includes access to their e-book store. With plenty of e-reader applications on the Market already (including Nook’s main rival, Kindle) this may seem like overkill. However, the LendMe feature, which allows users to lend their e-books to friends for short periods of time, may be enough for some to make the switch. Check out all the features below. More than 1 Million eBooks -- Just a Touch Away All your favorite titles, including hot new releases and bestsellers FREE samples of eBooks anytime, plus thousands of FREE titles Access to your eBook library on your computer plus hundreds of mobile devices including iPad, iPhone, and NOOK Share eBooks with friends for FREE with LendMe™ Recommended titles from your favorite authors Add bookmarks as you read.

Reading on Android. Ereading on Android: Looking at the reader options « extPosts. First this isn’t the post that I thought I’d be writing this week, but here I am pecking away at the key caps to bring you something I found important.

Ereading on Android: Looking at the reader options « extPosts

I’d planned on bringing a comparison of Hulu+ and Amazon On Demand (sorry no netflix since it isn’t usable in Linux) and that project is probably going to be sometime during the next month. Instead I started to read a book. Being poor, in college, and recently snagging myself an android phone I went for an ebook. I’ll admit that my process for choosing what to do is definitely flawed and far from robust but, in my opinion, it gets to the meat of some of the issues pertaining to ebook reading on android are as of today. Everyone is going to value different things and I’ll try to be fair before I point you to the app that I finally settled on to finish. First is that I’d tried the Kindle and Nook apps over the summer. Seemed that there were more than a few out there so I started with a recommendation from a lifehacker post: Moon+ Reader.