eBooks and Audiobooks Apps, ranked by Mobilewalla

2012-10-25T00:00:00Z 2012-10-25T12:13:11Z eBooks and Audiobooks Apps, ranked by Mobilewalla nwitimes.com
October 25, 2012 12:00 am

eBooks and Audiobooks, ranked by Mobilewalla

October is National Book Month, and we are celebrating it by profiling the highest-rated eBooks and audiobook readers available. So pick up your tablet or phone and lose yourself in a good book.

eBooks and Audiobooks—Apple

Audiobooks (Free)* – Listen to your favorite books while on the go with this feature-rich player with thousands of hours of available content. (Mobilewalla Score: 96/100)

Kobo (Free)* – Access millions of book titles, magazines and news sites from your iPad or iPhone. Pay per title is required in most cases. (Score: 94/100)

Megareader - 2+ Million Free Books ($1.99) – Access thousands of free titles from authors around the world. (Score: 88/100)

The Sherlock Holmes Collection for iPhone ($0.99) – Get all of the classic investigative tales in one app. (Score: 84/100)

Self Help Classics – Personal Improvement and Success Library ($0.99) – A huge compilation of self-help classics from authors such as Dale Carnegie and Benjamin Franklin. (Score: 84/100)

eBooks and Audiobooks—Android

Bible (Free)* – The most popular Bible app has been updated recently with better search capabilities and additional versions. (Mobilewalla Score: 93/100)

Google Play Books (Free)* – Google doesn’t disappoint with this feature-rich reader giving access to every title available online. (Score: 88/100)

OverDrive Media Console (Free)* – Choose from a huge selection of both eBooks and audiobooks from top authors and upcoming stars. (Score: 86/100)

Audible for Android (Free)* – This hit audiobook platform in the Apple store is finally available for Android. Packed with playback features. (Score: 86/100)

Aldiko Book Reader Premium ($2.99) – Optimized for Android tablets, this reader has a unique tapping navigation where you can drag, drop and highlight content. (Score: 83/100)

Apps with an asterisk* denote availability on Apple and Android.

Mobilewalla is a search and discovery engine using breakthrough technology to score every app to help consumers navigate the mobile application marketplace. Apps are scored using an algorithm that weighs several characteristics, including user ratings, position within category and staff recommendations. For more app intel, go to www.mobilewalla.com. Anindya Datta is a technologist and founder of Mobilewalla.

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