Google Play Books is more comic friendly thanks to vertical scrolling

Is Google Play Books your go-to app for reading comic books? If so, your digital page turning is about to get a whole lot better. While the app is getting a number of updates, the most notable is the introduction of vertical scrolling. Rather than... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2015-11-13 00:00:00 UTC ]

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Google Play Books Adds New Comics Features

The Google Play Store adds landscape scrolling, curated series pages and personal recommendations for comics and graphic novels. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-11-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google makes Play Books more student friendly

Google's latest Play Books update for Android makes the app a lot easier to use for reading non-fiction ebooks. See, Play Books is perfect if you're just reading something from cover to cover. But if you're using it to read text or reference books... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2014-10-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google Play Books App Adds Discover Feature

The new feature, intended to help users with book discovery, mines information from online book news, reviews and video content. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-09-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google Closes Down Play Books Publisher

The Digital Reader reports that due to concerns over “rampant commercial piracy,” Google has closed the Google Play Books Partner Center to new users. The post Google Closes Down Play Books Publisher appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-05-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How to upload PDF and EPUB files into Google Play Books

Ever get stuck at the bar waiting for your friends to show up? That’s when I usually whip out my tablet and start catching up on reading. And since Google Play Books lets me upload PDFs and ebooks I’ve purchased elsewhere, I’ve always got something new to read on hand.It’s easy to get your own... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2015-01-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google Play Store cyber sale offers discounted apps, movies, music, and books

The Google Play Store is joining in on the cyber week sale madness, offering some tempting deals on a variety of digital content.Click over to the Play Store to scroll through everything that is up for grabs. Some of the best deals are on entertainment, with Academy Award winner Her available... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2014-11-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google Play Jazzes Up E-book Nonfiction

Google has launched a new version of Google Play Books that it hopes will make for a better reading experience for nonfiction titles. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-10-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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DC Periodical Comics Now for Sale on Google Play

DC Entertainment’s list of serialized superhero comics will now be available for sale on Google Play along with digital editions of DC and Vertigo original graphic novels and collected editions. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-04-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google Play Books now available in Mexico

Despite going on quite the world tour, Google Play Books hasn't been available as close by as Mexico. That's been rectified: the online bookstore is now open in the country, with both local titles and prices in Pesos. As with some other countries, the expansion also gives Mexicans their first... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2013-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google Play Books comes to India with an updated Android app in tow

Google Play Books has been on a slow world tour that hasn't given Asia much love. Google is addressing that regional deficit in grand fashion today by launching its digital bookshop in India. The collection includes the expected blend of local and international titles, although the Books... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2013-02-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google Play Now Selling Books and Movies in Russia

A week after Apple opened the Russian iTunes Store, users can now download books and movies from the Russian Google Play Store. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2012-12-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google Play Books app arrives in Japan, adds translation, place info, highlighting and more

Not content at stopping with its recent European tour, Google Play Books has made the trip to Japan and brought back a handful of new features. In addition to support for reading Japanese books in a vertical, right-to left layout, Mountain view now lets users tap on names of geographical spots... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2012-09-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google Play Books starts a new chapter in France

Now that the legal dust has settled and Google's publishing woes in 'ol Gaul have been swept under the rug, it's back to business as usual. Starting today, the land of Jerry Lewis lovers will have access to books on Google Play, making it the fifth European country to participate in Mountain... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2012-07-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google Play Books makes an efficient arrival in Germany

Germans, grab your reading glasses, for it's today that Google is announcing the arrival of Play Books -- complete with the ability to purchase native language texts -- in the land of the Kant and Goethe. Yes, those in Deutschland may now buy and read titles from Google Play Books on their... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2012-06-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Perfect Books and Comics for Comic Con Lovers

Last fall, I went to my first Comic Con, New York Comic Con, and needless to say, it did not ... Continue reading at Book Riot

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London Book Fair 2017: Judge Pierre Leval Defends Google Books Decision, Fair Use

The author of the appeals court decision that legalized Google Books last April told attendees that the case was not close. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Vertical Inc. Debuts New Comics Line at New York Comic Con 2014

At New York Comic Con, Vertical Inc., a New York City publisher specializing in Japanese prose works and manga, announced plans to launch Vertical Comics, a new imprint focused solely on manga and anime-related titles. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-10-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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July 2014 is the most profitable month ever in comic book history, and comics are only getting bigger

With the success of movies like 'Guardians of the Galaxy,' and more ways to buy comics than ever before, the industry is growing rapidly. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-08-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Eight Great Books About Comic Books

Along with the growing popularity of graphic novels, there's also been a boom in books about comics. Here's a short list of new and upcoming books that should have a place on the shelf of every serious comics enthusiast. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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