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iBooks now available for iPhone, Touch

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 21 Jun 2010 22:37

iBooks now available for iPhone, Touch Apple has announced today that iBooks are now available on the iPhone, after first only being available to iPad owners.
The books are also now available to iPod Touch owners.

iBooks firmware update 1.1 makes the service a universal app for the aforementioned line of devices, among other new features and updates.

New with 1.1 is bookmarks, highlighting ability, and note-taking capabilities. All new annotations will sync between multiple devices, as well.

Additionally, you can choose between a sepia or white background page, you can choose between left or fully justified text layouts and you can increase the size of the font.

Installing iBooks will require iPhone OS 3.2 or higher.

Reads the changelog:

In addition to iPad, iBooks is now available on any iPhone or iPod with iOS 4.
Open and read PDF documents from Mail. PDF documents will be added to your library and appear on the PDF bookshelf. You can even search PDFs for words or phrases and bookmark your favorite pages.
Take advantage of new ways to bookmark. In addition to highlighting a word or a passage, you can now also add notes or bookmark an entire page with the new page ribbon.
Keep your bookmarks, notes, and your current page wirelessly in sync between iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch with the new automatic bookmark syncing feature.
See your book pages in a new font, called Georgia.
Read your books on white or sepia colored pages.
Choose left or fully justified text layout from Settings.
Read pages with greater ease by increasing to even larger font sizes.
Enjoy greater stability and better performance.

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