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Audible Unveils an App for iPhone and iPod Touch

July 17, 2010

If you use audiobooks then no doubts you know what is Audible. If not I will tell you. It is a major online provider of audiobook download. Till present day you are able to play Audible content on iPhones as well as iPads. And now the company has decided to make its first steps to the App Store by offering a free app for the iPod Touch as well as the iPhone. It comes with iOS 4 multitasking support, offers detailed listening stats, Wi-Fi delivery of your Audible library and others.

Aduble has added the standard features, such as chapter navigation, listening, bookmarking, viewing controls as well as high end features that are expected to please audiobook enthusiasts. Among such features one should name the ability to transfer books from your Audible library to your iPad or iPhone by means of Wi-Fi as well as button-free mode, with the help of which one can control audio playback through gestures.

Also the app features a sleep timer and it is supportive to iOS 4’s multitasking that is available with downloading and background audio playback. Apart form that you are able to find several fun extras, such as the ability to track your personal listening preference, get insider information about author events as well as earn badges so as to perform some actions.

If you are not a member of Audible, the app provides you with seven audiobook excerpts. If you create an Audible account in the app, you will be able to get a bonus, i.e. free excerpt of David Kirkpatrick’s The Facebook Effect: The Inside Story of the Company That Is Connecting the World.

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