Chapter  9

Reading Books and Newspapers with iBooks and Newsstand

Your iPad is more than a wonderful device for playing games, surfing the Web, and watching videos. It's also a powerful e-book reader with a library of more than 30,000 free books at your fingertips, as well as thousands more paid books, including many New York Times best-sellers. But the iPad's iBooks app doesn't stop there! You can also add your PDFs to iBooks so you can carry them with you on the iPad. This allows you to access all your PDFs from the same library as your books–a great feature for people who regularly work with or receive PDF files. In addition to iBooks, Apple has introduced Newsstand in iOS 5. Newsstand lets you view and buy all your magazine and newspaper ...

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