Google Play Books has added some new features to its Android app, designed to enrich the online reading experience. The app now includes word translation, highlighting, note-taking functionality, as well as pop-up info cards for definitions and geographical information. It also now features a sepia-toned display option, and lets users read Japanese books the way they’re meant to be consumed — turning pages from right to left and with text in a vertical, right-to-left layout. Read the full story at Mashable.
Google Play Books Adds a Host of New Features
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