PocketBook has released a firmware update, version 2.1.1, for the PocketBook IQ Android ereader. The update is available for download from the PocketBook IQ support page. Make sure to backup your apps and ebooks first and to read the upgrade manual because it says that you must have firmware version 2.0.6 installed before attempting the […]
A new firmware update has been made available for the PocketBook IQ 701 today that adds some new features and fixes some bugs. It doesn’t look like it’s the major update that was expected to add Adobe DRM support to PocketBook’s reading app and Android 2.2, but it does add text-to-speech and opens up more […]
Thanks to the folks at the MobileRead Forums for figuring this out, you can now add the Android Market app to the PocketBook IQ and even set it up to install apps on the SD card to get more space to install apps. But first, the disclaimers. The process of hacking your PocketBook IQ could […]
There’s a lot to learn when first getting started with Android-powered ereaders and tablets such as the Pandigital Novel, Pocketbook IQ, Next3, or a number of other devices. Often times there aren’t any directions on how to install Android apps, so here’s a quick tutorial to get started. First, you’re going to need a compatible […]
One thing I’m learning about Android is that there are tens of thousands of apps available and most of them have multiple versions floating around as they are continually updated and improved. The strange thing I’m finding is that some older versions of certain apps actually work better on some systems than the new updated […]
In case you missed it yesterday, there’s new firmware for the PocketBook IQ. If the PocketBook widget on the homescreen is white then you need to update. If it is yellow that fades to blue then it is already updated. The new update seems to make the PocketBook IQ faster. Scrolling is smoother and PocketBook’s […]
This is a quick update to mention that I posted the PocketBook IQ review earlier today. The review isn’t exactly complete just yet; I’ll be updating and adding some screenshots to it over the next week as the new firmware is released and I learn more about the finer details of Android. Please feel free […]
Below is a list of free Android reading apps, along with a ZIP download for the APK files to install them on the PocketBook IQ and other Android tablets that don’t have access to the Android Market.