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Moon+ Reader for #Android – Your #ebook #reader for best experience on #dellstreak

Posted by Sanjay on January 25, 2011

I love reading books and since my phone is always with me I prefer reading on it rather than carrying a dedicated ebook reader such as a nook or kindle. I have a Dell Streak which has a 5″ inch screen so that really helps.

I have tried a lot of ebook readers on android – kindle, aldiko, fbreader, kobo and a few others. Each has its own sets of features and problems. Let me not go into those.

I have finally settled on Moon+ reader. The best thing I like about it is that it can read a wide variety of formats. The most common ones that I use regularly are TXT, HTML and EPUB. Not many of the readers that I have mentioned above can do all formats. I have a pre-existing collection of ebooks so I dont really download much directly from the internet book stores.

Moon+ reader is fast, it does not consume much resources and its user interface while reading is really good. It can be customized a lot and it also has an option to enable page-turning animations the kind that you get in the iphone stanza app. I have not seen these animations in any other android ebook reader app that I have used so far. The other good thing about this app is that you could start reading directly from a file; you do not have to import books from a particular location on your sd card to be able to read. I find this important because importing books into particular apps tends to create duplication of files and an unnecessary waste of resources. It has all the standard features which are available in ebook reader apps.

So I recommend that you try this one if you like reading books and if you have a android handset with a decent amount of screen real estate. I’m sure you’ll enjoy it.

�Your finger reader for fantastic reading experience in android. �






Powerful controls & full functions:



Read tens of thousands of books for free, supports multiple online book sites.

Read local books for nice experience with real-time smooth scroll and tons of innovation functions.


Supports txt, html, epub, fb2, umd and zip files.

Full visual options: line space, font scale, shadow, alignment, alpha colors, fading edge and more.

10+ themes embedded, includes Day & Night mode switcher.

Various types of paging: touch screen, volume keys or even camera, search or back keys.

21 customized operations (screen click, swipe gesture, hardware keys), apply to 15 customized events: search, bookmark, themes, navigation, font size and more.

5�auto-scroll modes: rolling blind mode; by pixel, by line or by page. Real-time speed control.

Adjust the brightness by sliding your finger along the left edge of the screen.

Intelligent paragraph; trim unwanted blank spaces options.

“Keep your eyes health” options for long-time reading.

Real page turning effect.

My Bookshelf design: Favorites, Downloads, Authors, Tags; self bookcover, search, import supported.

Highlight, Annotation, Dictionary, Share functions.

Additional features include:

Analyze chapters list automatically

Mini reading status bar.

Management for reading history, bookmarks, notes and highlights.

Support outside font types.

Support outside background images.

Keep screen awake on reading.

Switch full screen mode.

4 flip animations.

Indent paragraph, trim blank spaces.

Supports file types: txt, html, epub, fb2, umd, zip and OPDS.

Download & Enjoy Moon+ Reader now, any suggestions or comments are welcome!


Download URL: http://www.moondownload.com/download/zthMoonReader.zip

Contact:� seanyword @ gmail.com

via Moon+ Reader for Android – Your finger reader for best experience in Android.

Posted in android, apps, Dell Streak, ebook reader, EPUB, free, fun, moon+ reader, page animation, smartphone | 1 Comment »

#Mystreak Dell Streak 1.6 Keyboard on 2.2 – Android @ MoDaCo

Posted by Sanjay on January 5, 2011

rahulkadukar has posted this at the Dell Streak forum in modaco. For those who prefer the original Dell Streak keyboard here it is. Please click on the source link to download the apk. This is the original post from modaco

This is what I have now got, please bear with me, I am not an expert and can at the most modify the layout of the keyboard. Suggestions are always welcome, I am learning JavaScript, XML and SVG. Then I will make a web page where you can drag and drop and make your own keyboard. I am still learning so expect the final result in around 2 weeks, also my Java is not spectacular so I will keep adding new stuff as and when I learn it

Till then enjoy. The portrait mode is now functioning normally.

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I wanted to add one thing, when you press Shift then you can see the Screen shot shown below and on that if you press ABC then you actually see the same symbols but if you want to change the symbols you can tell me and I will include them, what this basically means is that we can have 3 views. I am currently using only 2 and if someone wants some extra keys we have one whole view

Just added 3rd view

With Shift key pressed

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With Shift Key followed by ABC

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Portrait Mode


Download links

V1 Streak Keyboard 1.6 V1

V2 Streak Keyboard 1.6 V2

V3 Streak Keyboard 1.6 V3

V4 Streak Keyboard 1.6 V4 Latest Version

How to install

1. Install the apk file from above

2. Then go to Settings -> Language & Keyboard settings and enable the keyboard

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3. Then long press any text entry field until this popup appears and select Input Method

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4. Select Streak Keyboard 1.6

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Changes made

1. Added a ? when SHIFT is pressed in place of 0 key. Thanks jeffrey2000 for pointing this out.

2. Added the 3rd view with smileys and top level domains used while browsing the internet.

3. Added the arrow keys, finally got the thing working

4. Keyboard works normally in Portrait mode. Thanks to steflucrene for the tip.

Things to do

1. Make a specific version for the Archos Tablet.

2. Add special keys in a popup on long press.

via Streak 1.6 Keyboard on 2.2 – Android @ MoDaCo.

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