Tag Archive: iBooks


How to Save Webpages to iBooks as PDF on iPhone & iPad for Offline Access

You can easily save any webpage to iBooks as a PDF file for later reading on the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch by using a new feature built into the action sheet of iOS. This ability will create a PDF of the active web page and store it in iBooks in iOS, available for quick … Read More

Pro Tip: How to save web pages to iBooks for offline viewing

I’m a big fan of getting instructions off the internet: recipes, directions on car maintenance, or video game walkthroughs, for example. The problem is that you need to be online to view them. Now in iOS 9, however, there’s a way to save web pages to a handy, offline-friendly PDF file. The next time you’re […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Why iOS 8 turned iBooks into a must-read

It seems like there’s a revolt among a segment of diehard Apple fans every time a new app comes preloaded in iOS. No one likes bloatware, and Apple is usually good about keeping crap out of its software. The main… Read more ›

Apple celebrates the National Book Awards with huge iBooks sale

Last night, Ursula K. Leguin, the author of seminal fantasy and science-fiction books like The Left Hand of Darkess and the Earthsea series, won a National Book Award for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. During her speech, she made an… Read more ›

Make Reading iBooks in the Dark Easier for the Eyes with Auto-Night Mode on iPhone & iPad

If you use iBooks and your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch to read, you can improve your evening reading experience by switching the theme to Sepia or the “Night” color scheme. Up until now though, you’ve had to perform that theme change yourself, and if you get caught up in a good book, you know … Read More   [Read More…]

Make Reading iBooks in the Dark Easier for the Eyes with Auto-Night Mode on iPhone & iPad

If you use iBooks and your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch to read, you can improve your evening reading experience by switching the theme to Sepia or the “Night” color scheme. Up until now though, you’ve had to perform that theme change yourself, and if you get caught up in a good book, you know … Read More

Apple publishes official iOS 8 user guide on iBooks

We’ve already cover the major new features that iOS 8 is bringing to your iPhone today, as well as some hidden tricks too, but if you’re ready to pour over the bible on iOS 8 straight from the mothership you… Read more ›

Turn Your iBooks Into Audiobooks (Of A Sort) [iOS Tips]

I personally can’t stand audiobooks except under one specific condition. I like them when I drive long distances. There’s something about listening to a book being read to me that puts me to sleep if I’m anywhere else, but for… Read more ›     

Apple Brings iBooks Textbooks & iTunes U To New Markets

Apple has today announced that iBooks Textbooks and iTunes U Course Manager are expanding into new markets across Asia, Latin America, Europe, and other countries around the world. The expansions brings the total number of countries supported by iBooks Textbooks… Read more ›     

How to Give iBooks as Gifts from iBooks & iTunes in iOS

Gift books from iBooks in iOS

iTunes and App Store users have long been able to gift apps, movies, and music, and thanks to a recent iBooks Store change, we can all give the gift of literature too, and complete the whole transaction right in our hand from iOS. Perhaps best of all, you can schedule the gift arrival to be on a specific date, and the gifted book arrives neatly in their  [Read More…]