Kobo eBook app updated for iOS 4, supports Retina Display
updated 02:55 am EDT, Wed June 30, 2010
by MacNN Staff
Version 3.2 supports multitasking, rich text, more
After inspiring the Kobo eReader and originally geared toward the iPad, Kobo has now brought its eReading app up to iOS 4 compatibility. The app, which opens up access to numerous eBooks in the Kobo library uses Kobo-optimized formatting, offers alternate appearances for bookmarks and an 'I'm Reading' feature for quickly switching between active books. It can sync across multiple platforms.
The iOS 4 release adds retina display compatibility, especially important for an eReader app, with its improved text rendering, while multitasking support allows users to stay connected to Kobo while doing other tasks. The new release also supports rich text, images, bookmark syncing across multiple platforms and multiple bookmark support. Navigation is also improved.
Kobo eBooks 3.2 requires iOS 3.0 and works with iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. The app is free on the iTunes App Store.