Albite – Free Java eBook Reader With Touch and ePub Support

I enjoy reading novels on my phones, particularly when traveling. I’m always on the lookout for new eBook readers particularly for Symbian^3 and Java feature phones where there aren’t many good options.  A reader pointed me to Albite, a new mobile Java eBook reading app that comes in several versions including one optimized for Symbian touchscreen devices. Albite reader is a free open source (Apache 2.0 license) app  by Svetlin Ankov. Download it from (mobile download site:  The key feature of Albite … Continue reading

The Best eBook Reader Apps For the Nokia N8

The Nokia N8 makes a great book reader thanks to its excellent screen and easy pocket-ability.  Just as the best camera is the one you have with you, the best eBook is the one you have in your pocket.  Dedicated book readers like the Kindle are OK, but unlike a phone, too big to carry everywhere. Unfortunately it’s not easy to find book reading apps for the N8 and other Symbian^3 phones like the C7 and E7.  In fact I … Continue reading