Google Play Books is a digital library, linked to Google Books Service, set up by Google. It competes with Amazon Kindle, Apple’s iTunes Store, Kobo and Nook service. With a catalog of more than five million books whose prices range from 99 cents to € 59 and some free books.
After the purchase is complete, the user can read his books via the cloud on his smartphone or tablet equipped with Android 2.2 or via the Play Books application on the Apple devices with iOS 4.0 and higher ( iPod touch first generation is not supported) in the browser on Windows, Linux and Mac OS X. Users can also download the books purchased on the Play Store in PDF or ePub format, allowing the latter to read the book on a reading light compatible with this format.
The Play Books app lets you choose how to read a book through various functions such as the choice of day or night mode, reading directly from a scanned original or via a setting suitable form so-called “floating text” . In September 2012, an update added many features like highlighting, adding and editing notes, synchronizing readings between multiple terminals and access to Google Maps (if the application is installed on unit) by selecting a city or a place and opportunity to access Wikipedia