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As of March 2013, Google Play Books supports third-party ePub or PDF files. You can upload books to your account by visiting https://play.google.com/books/uploads in your web browser (when logged in to your Google account, of course). You are permitted to store up to 1,000 uploaded files on your account at a time, and each file must be no larger than 50 MB ...
As per their FAQ: How many Kindles can I use to access titles in my library? Most books you purchase from the Kindle store may be simultaneously accessed for your personal use on up to six Kindles or Kindle-compatible devices (such as Kindle for PC or Kindle for iPhone) registered to your Amazon.com account. If the limit is less than ...
I will answer my own question in the hope in helps others: I just had to reboot my device, and now when I start Kindle the MOBI files which I had copied to the Kindle folder are present in the main screen. So obviously the Kindle application must be restarted when you add ebooks to its folder (without downloading them via the Kindle store). UPDATE Added ...
Yes, an eBook from Android Market (in Google Books) has a different format from the Kindle. It would seem that you can obtain Google books in either ePub or PDF (more information here). Amazon books are in the AZW format. This comes down to personal preference. I have read books on both Google Books and Kindle on my Xoom; I see little to no difference in ...
I checked several sources on this. Googles own help page states: The Google Play Books app automatically stores books in the location with the most free space, whether that's your device or your SD card, as of when the app was first launched. If you've upgraded your app, your books will continue to be stored in the same location they were before the ...
You are facing this issue because (as @liamwli said) you lack the required font and also possibly because of lack of sufficient libraries in your present ROM. Due to this reason, it is unable to display the file name properly and as a ramification of this issue, different apps behave differently based on how the developer handled this situation. What can ...
If you look at your Manage Your Kindle page on Amazon (the same page where you set the email address up) you can see that the Kindle email address is specifically assigned to one Kindle device. If you had more than one Kindle device, then you can assign different email addresses to each. The upside of this for Kindle owners is that you and other family ...
Apparently the catalog has to support it. I never realized that the default catalogs with Aldiko didn't have a sorting by title as I always use the custom catalog Drinkmalk and it does have a "By Title/Series" alphabetical ordering of books.
You can download the Google Play Books app from the market (link) If there is a problem with your installed app, open the app using Play Store app and uninstall and reinstall it. Now you should have the app shortcut in your app drawer. In this app, you will be able to view your purchased books.
I should have identified that this problem only occurs when mounting the media remotely using cifsmanager. Better late than never, I suppose. The solution is to pass a parameter using the options field: iocharset=utf8. The parameter tells the cifs module to use utf8 as the character set when it mounts the samba share. This may become unnecessary in the ...
I do not think that this is a font issue. Applications do not need to be able to display the characters to handle files using those characters. Moreover, Droid Sans do support Japanese characters. In my stock Galaxy Nexus (not a Japanese phone), Japanese file names are handled and displayed fine using OI File Manager and ES File Explorer. File names in ...
If you are rooted I think the answer of Narayanan said it all; just copy a Japanese font to the system\fonts folder However, if you are unrooted you can install a file explorer app that includes a Japanese font. I did a quick google search and the following file explorers (say that they) support Japanese: Astro File Manager ES File Explorer AndExplorer ...
you will need to install a japanese font onto your device. To do this, you would have to be rooted. Another workaround: See if you can change the system language to Japanese. You may be able to download an app from Google Play that will automatically install the font onto your device.
If you need an app to read ebooks, I would suggest Tap2Speak Reader. It doesn't have as many features as those popular ones, but is sufficient for your situation. In addition, it can use Google Translate to speak more than 50 languages. It saves you much time from finding a "usable" text-to-speech engine.
You can use an app like Adobe Reader or Office suite pro to view the .pdf files in your device. There is a free version as well for the office suite. You can simply transfer the files to your device via usb.
I don't think Google Books has a voice interface, which is a shame. I don't know of any book app which does, I'm afraid. Moon+ Reader is a great ebook app which has auto page turning, based on time, but they are very active and are always adding features - it may be worth emailing them and asking if they will implement it?
Some Kindle books have "Lending" enabled on them, so that you can loan them to another Kindle user for up to two weeks. The downside is that this can only be done once per book, and not all publishers allow their books to be leant out. More info here Amazon.com Lending Kindle Books
After testing several browsers (Dolphin, Firefox, Opera) and Readers (Moon+) mentioned in similar questions here, only Offline Browser seems to do the Job of reading interlinked offline .html/.htm files correctly.
You could try using the default Android browser. Open the browser, in the address bar enter: file://sdcard/file.html (replace the part after sdcard/ with whatever path leads to your file). You can then bookmark the file and open it later in the browser without having to re-type the address. However, trying to make a "bookmark shortcut" or using the HTC ...
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