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How to find free books in the iBooks Store

The winter holidays are upon us. Here's our guide to picking up some great free reading before you hop a plane, train, or automobile.

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Giving the gift of digital downloads

Whether it's a last-minute gift or something you've been planning to give for a while, online stores are a great source for digital presents during the holidays -- if you know where to look.


Moving ebooks from Mac to Kindle

A new Kindle owner is keen to place the ebooks she's downloaded on to her digital reader but isn't sure where to begin. Chris Breen provides several avenues for doing so.

Easily find free ebooks

Looking to expand your summer reading list? Here's where you can find ebooks that won't cost you a dime.


Tech Tip: Find free ebooks, easily

Looking for low-cost summer reading? We'll show you how to find free books online.

Cleaning up an ebook library with Calibre

If you've downloaded countless free ebooks you may find your library jumbled and difficult to deal with. The free Calibre can help, but not always easily.

Learn where you can--and where you cannot--play your Google content

Aviva received a $50 Google Play gift certificate. How does Google's formats and DRM policy effect where she can enjoy the music, movies, and books she buys?


Make text more readable on your iPad mini

The iPad mini's screen sometimes plays host to tiny fonts. Here's how to tweak your settings for bigger text in common apps.

Syncing all books to Kindle apps and devices

The ebooks you purchase from Amazon sync perfectly with other Kindle devices. Why not those books you sideload? Chris Breen provides the solution.

Easier ways to read files on the go

Want to read your own documents on the iPad or iPhone? Convert them to the ePub format and you can view them (complete with formatting and links) in the iBooks app.

Downloading free books to your iPad

Why yes, you can download books directly to your iOS device, provided they're in the correct format.

Automator workflow of the month: From PDF to iBooks

Want an easy way to read your PDFs on your iPhone or iPad? Here's how to use Automator to add PDF files to iBooks from within Preview.