3M Cloud Library
By 3M Company
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The 3M™ Cloud Library allows you to borrow and read eBooks and eAudiobooks from your local public library for free. Your library needs to subscribe to the service and you will need your library card and PIN to access the content. The newly redesigned app includes all new navigation and personalization, making it easier than ever to find eBooks or Audiobooks from your local public library. This app includes a fully functional reader allowing the user to read their ebook directly in the app, as well as bookmark and save the position of their book across devices. It also includes an Audiobook player, allowing the user to download, play and listen to their books offline.
What's New in Version 2.2.8
Audio Book improvements
- Increased download speed
- Fix to end of chapter/track "clipping"
- Dictionary Define feature no longer gets cut off screen in certain situations on iPad
- Additional crash fixes and performance improvements
Great app, just one suggestion
I am loving this app, I just want to say that it would be awesome to have a feature that allows you to mark books that you want to check out, for example, I was looking on the featured page and I saw a great book. Later, when I finished the book I was reading, I realized that I didn't remember the name of the book, or how it looked. I wish there was a feature for me to mark books so I can check them out later, because sometimes when I check them out and finish the book I was reading, I only have about 4 days left. And I don't want to have 5 books checked out all to myself. Thanks for this great app and hope you consider my suggestion!
Unstable on iPad and iPhone
The summer 2015 release of this 3M Cloud library app remains unstable with Apple mobile devices running iOS 8.3. As many other reviewers mention here, it stops playing audiobooks at random times and refuses to restart. I can usually recover if I use the Apple App-Switcher to kill the app and then restart it. (Double click your iPhone's Home button, locate App and flick it up to kill.) sometimes I must power cycle my phone. This is a terribly unreliable and inconvenient product. It gets 2 stars due to poor playback, but I have no problems when signing in or downloading.
I encourage users of this app to complain to their public library's I.T. support staff. I NEVER have problems with downloaded audio books using my public library's Overdrive app or DoubleClick app. Those are superior audiobook readers for Apple devices.
Won't save my place automatically
When I pause and then resume play a few minutes later, the app takes me back to the beginning of the chapter. I get a lot of interruptions while listening to books, so this is very annoying. It makes the app almost unusable. I have listened multiple times to the beginning of way too many chapters, and I'm only on my first book using this app.
Using bookmarks is not a good workaround for this issue. It needs to save my place when I pause the book using my EarPod switch and then resume in the same place when I click my EarPod switch again.
Also, when I get a phone call while listening, the app stops completely. It should just pause during my call and then resume when the call is disconnected.
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- Category: Books
- Updated: Apr 03, 2015
- Version: 2.2.8
- Size: 14.2 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: 3M Company
- © Copyright 2012-2015, 3M Company
Compatibility: Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.