"I certainly never write a review about a book I don't think worth reviewing, a flat-out bad book, unless it's an enormously fashionable bad book." --
says, John Gardner in Conversations with John Gardner
Quoted from 'Dictionary of Library and Information Science Quotations'     Edited by Mohamed Taher & L S Ramaiah. ISBN: 8185689423 (New Delhi , Aditya, 1994) p.150. Available @ Amazon.com

Friday, September 20, 2013

Oyster Book App For iPhone Released -- PROS and CONS

Extract from: Oyster Book App For iPhone Released: What Do People Think?  Design&Trend.com

In a review from ZDNet, some pros and cons are laid out:
  • Deep catalog of 100,000 titles that's growing daily
  • Offline browsing so that you can read books on the plane and train
  • Smooth UI and beautiful design
  • HarperCollins is the only big-five publisher on the list. Oyster says it's in active conversations with all the major publishers
  • No iPad version currently, but one coming in fall
  • No multi-device sync, but this is coming with the iPad version according to Oyster
At the end of the day, bookworms will appreciate the app, giving Kindle and iBooks a run for their money and according to Wired, an iPad app will come out this fall. continue reading
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