Tech Tip: Apple Releases 4S Model – Awesome Apps Abound
iPhone fever is in the air. Apple just released its much-anticipated 4S model, selling more than 4 million phones in just one weekend. And, in the weeks following the death of Steve Jobs, the iPhone has emerged as a symbol of the late CEO’s larger-than-life legacy.
For many consumers, it’s the phone’s sleek design and advanced operating system that explains the device’s popularity. For book lovers though, it’s all about the apps. Popular downloads such as iBooks, Stanza, and, of course, Kindle have made browsing and buying novels more accessible than ever before.
Here are a few more apps that you, an all-knowing inReader, should know about. Download and indulge.
Overview: Judging a book by its cover isn’t always a bad thing. With this app, users can access price comparisons and book reviews by simply taking a picture of a book.
Perfect for: Fastidious consumers, bargain shoppers.
Overview: You never know when you might need to quote Shakespeare. This app allows you to have Shakespeare’s entire works of poems and plays at your fingertips. It also includes scene-by-scene breakdowns.
Perfect for: Reading on a long train ride, serenading your significant other with a sonnet.
Overview: The library is always open with this app. Users can check-out e-books and audiobooks from more than 15,000 participating libraries worldwide.
Perfect for: Bibliophiles everywhere.
Overview: This is your go-to information source for locating independent bookstores or for browsing Indie bestseller lists.
Perfect for: Supporting local businesses.
Overview: Ditch Helvetica and use this app to make your grocery lists or love letters look old-fashioned.
Perfect for: Font nerds, fans of vintage style.
Share a Thought below if you’ve tried any of these apps.
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