Morning Roundup: Kobo Arc Available in Canada, Google Play Has Better Support for Scanned Books and more
October 17, 2013 | 9:15 am
By Joanna Cabot
Google Play Books Updated with Better Support for Scanned Books (The Digital Reader)
The Google Play Books app, which has more users on Android than any of the major ebookstores, will now let readers search inside of scanned books. If that doesn’t sound like a big deal then chances are you don’t read the ebooks which were scanned as part of the Google Books project.
Kobo Arc 7 and Kobo Arc 7 HD Now Available at Chapters (GoodeReader)
The brand new seven inch line of Kobo Tablets are available at Chapters and Indigo stores in Canada tomorrow. The Arc 7 HD will be available for $199.99, while the Kobo Arc 7 will be a paltry $149.99.
Simply building a good mobile app isn’t enough to guarantee success. It’s far more complicated when you still have to consider Android v. iOS and a broad range of devices and screen sizes to code for.
School Zone Publishing Debuts Kids Tablet (Digital Book World)
This tablet debuts an original kids’ educational video series, “Charlie & Company,” along with educational apps, progressive e-books and lively music.
Kindle Daily Deals: Sons & Princes (and 4 others)