Glose Brings Its Social Ebook Reader To Android, Adds Free Excerpts


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Glose is a brand new take on ebook reading for phones and tablets. Yet, until today, one thing was crucially missing — Android support. Today, the company is launching its app on Android phones and tablets. It is also adding free book excerpts for its entire catalog.

“Things are going well,” co-founder and CEO Nicolas Princen told me. “We basically doubled our catalog, our user base is constantly growing. We started with four big publishers, and today we have around 600 publishers.”

As a reminder, reading a book on Glose is nothing like reading a book in the Kindle or Oyster apps. Glose is a collective experiment — you can discuss quotes with your friends and see your friend’s annotations as inline comments. In other words, you get an augmented edition of your books.

Non-fiction books can greatly benefit from these features, and a few university teachers are already trying…

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