Chapter 7: Using Your iPad as an E-reader
In This Chapter
Discovering how iPad differs from other e-readers
Finding and buying books at iBooks
Navigating a book
Working with bookmarks, highlights, and the dictionary
Organizing books in collections
Experience periodicals with Newsstand
Apple has touted iPad as a great e-reader, so though it isn’t a traditional dedicated e-reader device like the Barnes & Noble Nook, you won’t want to miss out on this cool functionality.
Apple’s free, downloadable application that turns your iPad into an e-reader is called iBooks, an application that enables you to buy and download books from Apple’s iBookstore and other e-book sources, as well as to read PDF files. You can also use several other free e-reader applications, such as Kindle, Stanza, or Nook, to download books to your iPad from a variety of online bookstores and other sources, such as Google, ...