Google Play Books Adds a Host of New Features

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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.

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Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit



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