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Old 12-22-2013, 03:50 PM   #1
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Which is your favorite app to read?

I've been using Kindle, iBooks, AND Shubook. The disadvantage of Shubook is that when table of contents is long (each name of the chapter being long), it just makes '...' at the end of a certain length, so that you cannot read full text of title of each section/chapters.

iBooks can't have all those chapters for books that have a lot of chapters. It cuts off at a certain point so that you cannot access certain chapters beyond a certain point for books that are of great length.

Kindle is a pain because you have convert all the ePub books into the Kindle files.

By the way, I only read books that are free and downloaded from archive.org, etc.
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Old 12-22-2013, 04:07 PM   #2
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Old 12-22-2013, 04:26 PM   #3
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My favorite iOS app is Marvin, I find it the best by far.
Why is it your favorite?
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Old 12-22-2013, 04:59 PM   #4
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Another vote for Marvin--hands down the best reader for iPad/iphone in my opinion. Great ability to customize view--easy integration with Calibre.

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Old 12-22-2013, 05:56 PM   #5
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Another +1 for Marvin. Highly customizable, saves all my dictionary lookups, lets me highlight and share, and on and on. But most of all, a highly responsive developer.
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Old 12-22-2013, 06:39 PM   #6
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Another vote for Marvin. For me, the key is the ability to organize my ebooks. I can sync up with Calibre, sync my reading location between devices, have a reading list, assign books to multiple categories (i.e. my WW II books are in both the history category and the WW II category). It pretty much does everything I want it to (except to manually sort books within the reading list, but hey you can't have everything).

Being able to load my books in Calibre, remove the DRM, put it in a category, then sync with Marvin. It's really nice.
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Old 12-22-2013, 09:45 PM   #7
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Marvin because it has so many customization options. I do wish it had page numbers like iBooks though.
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Old 12-23-2013, 02:54 PM   #8
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iBooks. I haven't noticed any problem with long tables of contents, except that it's a bit counterintuitive that you have to swipe up to see the bottom of the list, instead of just turning a page.
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Old 12-24-2013, 08:49 AM   #9
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Yeah, Marvin, responsive, looks are very customisable, good controls like slide to adjust brightness.
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Old 12-24-2013, 11:53 AM   #10
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Marvin. Hands down *the* best.
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Old 12-24-2013, 11:54 AM   #11
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Why is it your favorite?
Go read at http://www.marvinapp.com. Its fairly self explanatory there, why anyone might prefer it.
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Marvin because it has so many customization options. I do wish it had page numbers like iBooks though.
+1, This is my only gripe as well
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Old 12-27-2013, 09:13 AM   #13
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Marvin rocks. Customization, responsiveness, over all it is a great reading app
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Old 12-27-2013, 02:22 PM   #14
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I just tried out Marvin based on the reviews here, and I think it's great so far.
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