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OverDrive Media Console for iPad app review


OverDrive Media Console

Price: Free

OverDrive Media Console by OverDrive, Inc. allows you to download audio books and eBooks from your library to your iPad.

If you want to be able to have access to your audio books and eBooks from your public college library, or school this is the way to do it. You'll have access to more than 18,000 libraries all you need to do is locate libraries close to you. This can be done with the "Get Books" option in the app.

So the way it works is pretty much the same as if you were physically borrowing the book from the library. You browse the digital collection use your library card to check out a title, download the book straight to your iPad and you're done.

Just like with a regular book you've checked out there is a lending period. Once you hit that point, the book automatically expires. What's great about this is that you'll never have to worry about incurring late fees.

During the time that you've got the book you can use the eBook reader or audio book player to read it.

OverDrive Media Console was updated Nov. 26, 2012 and has 2,611 customer ratings with an average rating of four and a half stars out of five.

For me one of the biggest bonuses here was the fact the book automatically expired at the end of the lending period so I never had to make sure I got to the library on time to return it. There is a countdown clock in the app so you are well aware of when the title will expire.

For: iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad with iOS 4.3 or later

OverDrive: eBooks & audiobooks


OverDrive: eBooks & audiobooks


OverDrive: eBooks & audiobooks

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