Dec 06 AT 2:55 PM Taylor Wimberly 7 Comments

Google eBooks brings 3 million books to Android devices

Today Google announced their new eBooks application for Android (formerly Google Editions) that syncs with the new Google eBookstore. Many devices are compatible with Google eBooks including platforms like Android, iOS, the web, and eReaders like the Nook and Sony Reader.

Google has adopted Adobe’s eBook DRM so their eBooks will work on the 85+ devices and applications that support Adobe’s digital publishing technology. Google eBooks stores your library in the digital cloud so you can easily access your books wirelessly from any supported device.

Over 3 million free ebooks and hundreds of thousands of paid titles are ready for purchase in what Google is calling the “world’s largest selection of ebooks”.

From Google: Find the latest bestsellers like James Patterson’s Cross Fire and Jonathan Franzen’s Freedom, dig into popular reads like Laura Hillenbrand’s Unbroken and catch up on the classics like Great ExpectationsA Tale of Two Cities and Gulliver’s Travels.

Google eBooks for Android includes:

  • Stores up to 16,000 ebooks on average (based on 32GB capacity supported by micro SD)
  • Mobile eBookstore
  • Adjust text size, typeface, line space, justification
  • Night-reading mode
  • Free samples of books
  • Information about book
  • Offline reading
  • Worry-free archive

Via: Google Mobile blog

Source: Google eBooks

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