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iPod touch Made Simple by Gary Mazo, Martin Trautschold

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Chapter 11. iBooks and E-Books

Ever since the new screen resolution for the iPhone and iPod touch was announced, one of the features touted has been its ability as an e-book reader. In this chapter, we will show you that what emerged was an unparalleled book-reading experience. We will cover iBooks, how to buy and download books, and how to find some great free classic books. We will show you other e-book reading options using the third-party Kindle and Kobo (formerly Shortcovers) readers on your iPod touch.

The iPod touch uses Apple's proprietary e-book reader, iBooks. In this chapter, we will show you how to download the iBooks app, how to shop for books in the iBooks store, and how to take advantage of all the iBooks features.

With iBooks, you ...

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