iBooks 1.5 Adds Night Mode + Full Screen Mode + New Classic Covers

Wednesday, December 7, 2011
By OP Editor

New Apple e-book reader app upgrade for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch.

iBooks new classic covers

Apple’s iBooks [App Store, free] 1.5 adds the following new features as well as some stability and performance improvements:

  • Nighttime reading theme makes reading books in the dark easier on the eyes.
  • Full-screen layout lets you focus on the words without distraction.
  • iBooks now features an improved selection of fonts, including Athelas, Charter, Iowan, and Seravek.
  • Beautiful new classic covers for public domain books.
  • A redesigned annotation palette makes it easier to choose a color for your highlighted text.

iBooks Apple e-book reader night mode

The new “classic covers” look great. Definitely beats the old notebook look. But it looks like some of Apple’s own books got overlooked, such as the 6 free iOS & Mac e-books for developers.

Pro tip: Not sure when this was added, but when looking at the book shelves, you can swipe left and right between PDF and Books.

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2 Responses to “iBooks 1.5 Adds Night Mode + Full Screen Mode + New Classic Covers”

  1. Don Williams

    Sweet!

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