The best free ebook readers for iOS

There are many great, free ebook readers for iOS. This is the bookshelf of the Apple’s iBooks app. (Photo from Apple.com)

Stanza seems to be running again since its “demise” about a year ago. Good thing, too, as it gives you more choices in reading books on iOS, though development on the app seems to be frozen up to now.

There are, of course, many ebook readers on the iOS app store for the iPhone, the iPod Touch, and the iPad, including Apple’s very own iBooks app.

The following are some of the best, free ebook readers for iOS. Note that while the apps are free, many books need to be purchased from an ebook seller. Free books are available online on Project Gutenberg and other websites.

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Get thousands of beautiful desktop pictures with this free OS X app

If you’re addicted to desktop pictures, you may want to try this free app from the app store called Wallpaper Wizard Lite. It’s a free wallpaper changer that can access high resolution (2,880 by 1,800, retina display ready) HD wallpapers from various online sources.

Wallpaper Wizard Lite lets you access more than 100,000 wallpapers for your Mac.

You can get Wallpaper Wizard Lite for free on the Mac App Store.

Wallpaper Wizard Lite - Coppertino Inc.
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Read CBR and CBZ (digital comics) using Ehon, free for OS X Mountain Lion

Looking for a free comic book reader for OS X Mountain Lion?

Ehon

Ehon comic reader. Image from Ehon website.

Ehon is a free and easy to use comic book reader and manager from Kaiju Software. As a digital comic book reader, Ehon supports the following file formats:

  • epub
  • PDF
  • CBR/RAR
  • CBZ/ZIP
  • image folders

Download Ehon on the Mac App Store here:

Ehon - Kaiju Software

The minimum system requirements are as follows:

  • Intel-based Macs
  • OS X 10.6.6 or later (for Ehon’s Mac App Store version), which means it can be installed on Snow Leopard, Lion, and Mountain Lion

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Download PDF to Epub Converter, Free for a Limited Time

Qixingshi Technology is offering it’s PDF to epub converter, called PDF T Epub Converter, as a free download on the Mac App Store.

The PDF to Epub Converter from Qixinshi Technology is free for a limited time on the Mac App Store.

The app is available for free for a limited time only. Regular price is USD 39.99 on the App Store for OS X. It is available for free until February 26, 2012.

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Download OS X Mountain Lion Desktop Picture

You may have seen the new desktop picture for OS X Mountain Lion either on Apple’s site or on any of the blogs and news sites which have posted screenshots of developer previews of OS X Mountain Lion.

OS X Mountain Lion comes with a new galaxy wallpaper from Apple.

Now you may be thinking you like the desktop picture. Where do you go to download it?

Download OS X Desktop Picture

Well here you go.

Why Wait? Download OS X Mountain Lion’s New Hi-Res Default Wallpaper Here

OS X Mountain Lion desktop wallpaper, from Cult of Mac.

Thanks to Cult of Mac for posting this.

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Download the Mac Mojo Desktop Picture

Here’s a nice snapshot of Rouen, France. Feel free to download and set as your desktop photo.

Mac Mojo Rouen Wallpaper

Download Image

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Download Messages Beta for the Macbook (an OS X Mountain Lion preview)

Apple announced OS X Mountain Lion and some of its new features. Among these features is a new Messages app that is much like Messages on the iPhone and iPod Touch.

The public beta version of the Messages app can be downloaded now and can be run exclusively on Mac OS X Lion.

Apple announced the coming release of OS X Mountain Lion, with new features that integrates it more fully with iOS and iCloud.

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Talking about the 15- and 17-inch Macbook Airs with Retina Displays and Ivy Bridge

Macbooks with Ivy Bridge processors which is almost sure to arrive. Ivy Bridge CPUs from Intel should boost performance and graphics capability on the Macbook Air and Macbook Pro. And because it is more energy efficient, it should also be able to give Macbooks better battery life.

The 15-inch Macbook Pro and the rumored 15-inch Macbook Air are prime candidates to get ultra-high resolution retina display from Apple. Image from Apple website.

All sorts of news and rumors surround an expected Macbook refresh. Will retina displays be among the coming features?

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How to Read Epubs Using Adobe Digital Edition

Adobe Digital Editions is one of my favorite ebook readers for Mac OS X. It can read books in epub format and it is completely free.

Reading becomes easy using scrolling on your mouse or trackpad. You can set font sizes easily and add bookmarks.

Once you have it installed and setup, you can use it to open and read digital books in epub format, even many epubs that are digitally protected by DRM.

Read epubs using Adobe Digital Editions

So how do you open epubs using Adobe Digital Editions?

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Download the Latest Firefox for Mac OS X

Here’s a bit of breaking news: Mozilla Firefox 10 is out.

Breaking news: Mozilla Firefox 10 for Mac OS X, Windows, and Android is available for download.

Head on to Mozilla’s download page for the latest Firefox web browser for Mac OS X: Download page for Firefox for Mac OS X

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