A closer look at Classics.app

A Screenshot of Classics

Classics” is a great product, it shows us iPhone developers what an elegant ebook reader can be, so I bought it almost instantly after it’s released. I’ve been chatting with my friends about this app for a while, now I’d like to give a more closer examination to it from the perspective of a typographer and a programmer. Especially its weaknesses.

Illustrated by my favorite graphic designer, David Lanham, Classics tries its best to provide a traditional book reading experience (that’s why it’s called “Classics”). It contains the following books, even I’ve read most of them in Chinese long time ago, thanks to Classics, it’s still a fascinating experience to read them again in English:

However, there are still some details to be improved. Continue reading “A closer look at Classics.app”