‘Bookstand’ Combines Newsstand and iBooks Content

By , Feb 3, 2012

To some, having periodicals in one place and books in another place can seem redundant. If you’re in this camp, then Bookstand may be something that makes sense.

Bookstand is a jailbreak tweak that places iBooks content into Newsstand, letting you access all of your reading content in one convenient place.

All that this tweak does is place a shortcut to your iBooks content directly into Newsstand. It isn’t adding a hard link to your iBooks content or moving anything, it’s just a shortcut to the content you can otherwise still access in iBooks. This is great if you’re sick and tired of switching back and forth between iBooks and Newsstand.

Bookstand should be out sometime within the next few days on Cydia’s BigBoss repo. It will be available to jailbreakers for $0.99.

Do you think this is something that would come in handy, or are you content with switching between iBooks and Newsstand to access all of your reading content?

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  • Anonymous

    Why didn’t Apple did this at the first place???

    • Anonymous

      Fragment (Consider Revising)

    • Anonymous

      Why place Apple did ??? first the didn’t this did at

  • No news is good news kinda destroys this for me…

    • Right, but what if you actually read periodicals?

      • Good point. I’ll install it on my iPad, keep no news on my iphone

  • Newsstand is prettier than both iBooks and folders, its a perfect blend of the two.
    I will definately be using this tweak to get to my books.
    I wish all folders looked like newsstand. I’d be able to store more in them and scroll too.

  • Anonymous

    I just wish Apple would let me move Newsstand into a folder. I know about the trick to get it there, but then you can’t open Newsstand.

  • JayKay

    Jeff charge ur iphone

  • Anonymous

    I wish the tweak could actually change the name of the Newsstand to Booksstand.

  • Any word on when it’ll be available for ios6???