|02-05-2013, 03:13 PM||#2|
Join Date: Sep 2010
Device: Nexus 7, Kindles (wife's), now obsolete Nook and Sony
I recommend you get Coolreader as a reader and put Calibre on your PC to convert books to Epub.
Good site for Books and info https://kat.ph/community/books/
|02-06-2013, 02:17 AM||#3|
I am not The Stig
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Southern California
Device: KK-3g; PRS-350; Galaxy Tab 7.0+; Galaxy Tab 3 10.1
Bluefire is also a good reader app.
You still need to use Calibre if your books aren't already in ePub format.
|02-08-2013, 07:06 PM||#5|
Join Date: Oct 2007
Device: HDX 8.9, AuraHD, Nook HD+, Kindle 2,3,T , Opus, Nexus7, iPhone5, etc
I find it quite usable although I mainly use an eInk reader. I mostly use the Kindle app and Moon+ Pro (and occasionally Mantano), in conjunction with ScreenDim.
|02-10-2013, 12:27 AM||#7|
US Navy, Retired
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: North Carolina
Device: Nexus 7
I have found that the Nexus 7 ended up replacing my Sony 950 e-ink reader. My eyes are very sensitive to backlit screens so I was surprised at how well I was able to read.
I keep the Nexus 7 brightness at 1% and I use Moon+ Reader Pro which allows me to lower the brightness in the app well below the settings offered to me in the Nexus settings. For normal lighting I usually keep the brightness in Moon+ Reader Pro at -12%. But a quick swipe up or down the left side of the screen will quickly adjust the brightness up or down to suit my environment.
I also use calibre to manage my books and bought my Nexus 7 because one of calibre's main developers was going to create an Android app to integrate Android tablets with calibre. This app is Calibre Companion (CC) and I use it to transfer books to my device and to manage the selection of ebooks on my Nexus. I no longer import books into any android reader app I simply launch the book in my favorite reader from CC.
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