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e-reading apps

Apple's iBooks versus Amazon's Kindle

Which is the better app for reading e-books on iOS, Apple’s iBooks or Amazon’s Kindle?

Official graphic novel app of upcoming Midnight Star sci-fi shooter out now on iOS

Midnight Rises is a graphic novel app that introduces the world of Midnight Star.

Adobe releases new iPad apps for avid readers and would-be painters

Adobe has just released Adobe Digital Editions and PaintCan for iPad.

J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter books have magically appeared on Oyster's e-reading service

Harry Potter has just Apparated on Oyster. “Accio, Harry Potter!” says Oyster. Harry Potter has just cast an “Alohomora” spell on Oyster.

Magzter goes for gold with new all-you-can-read magazine subscription service

Magzter has gone the way of Netflix with its new all-you-can-read magazine subscription service called Magzter Gold.

Macmillan, one of the 'Big Five' publishers, joins Oyster, the 'Netflix for books' service

Having recently signed a deal with Macmillan, Oyster is expected to add at least 1,000 titles from the publisher.

Barnes & Noble's Nook app for iOS goes 4.0 with new design, features and improvements

Barnes & Noble has just released the first major update to come to the official iOS app of its Nook e-reading service in over a year.

Google Play Books 2.0 features 'Material Design,' upload support and more

The official iOS app of Google’s e-reading service has been issued its big 2.0 update.

Shelf Control: Let's have a close look at the new social e-reading app Glose

Glose bears more than a passing resemblance to Readmill.

Oyster e-reading subscription service now features Spotify-like book lists

Oyster is to e-books as Spotify is to digital music.

Epic! 'Netflix for children's books' app finally updated with universal support for iPhone

Launched late last January for iPad, Epic has been updated with universal support for iPhone and iPod touch.

Shelf Control: Meet Gerty, the follow-up to the popular e-reading app Marvin

Gerty is Appstafarian’s follow-up to the popular e-reading app Marvin.

Amazon launches Kindle Unlimited all-you-can-read subscription service in UK

Amazon has just launched Kindle Unlimited in the U.K.

Amazon's Goodreads updates its official iOS app to version 3.0 with interface tweaks

Goodreads has just updated its official iOS app to version 3.0 with several notable improvements.

Shelf Control: Get your all-you-can-read digital comic book fix with Comicsfix

Comicsfix makes all of the titles in its digital library available for $9.95 per month.

Shelf Control: Check out what's new in the upcoming update to OverDrive Media Console

In this week's edition of Shelf Control, we're checking out what's new in the upcoming version of OverDrive Media Console.

Marvel Unlimited for iOS invites you to discover your next favorite Marvel comics

Marvel Unlimited has just been updated to enhance discovery of new and noteworthy titles.

Shelf Control: Check out Calibre 2.0 for your e-book library management needs

Calibre is a free and open-source app that's designed to offer a variety of features for e-book library management.

Shelf Control: You're a demigod in Rick Riordan's Demigods of Olympus

Rick Riordan's Demigods of Olympus brings together all of the eponymous author's works across his bestselling series.

Oyster update brings new features plus subscription options via in-app purchase

The so-called "Netflix for books" startup Oyster has released another major update to its official iOS app.

Kindle Unlimited and Scribd competitor Oyster now available on the Web

Oyster, the popular e-book subscription service that's widely described as the "Netflix for books," is now available on the Web.

Shelf Control: Kindle Unlimited meets Readmill in the e-reading platform Bookmate

Like Kindle Unlimited, Scribd, and Oyster, Bookmate offers unlimited access to a library of e-books for a fee.

Amazon's Kindle Unlimited lets you read and listen all you want for $9.99 a month

It's official: Amazon's Kindle Unlimited e-book subscription service is here.