Where can I read SA eBooks?
1. On your smartphone or tablet: Most smartphones and tablets have apps already installed to read eBooks. Apple device users already have the iBooks app pre-installed on their devices, and Google Play Books can be installed on any device, and is the easiest eReader option for Android users. These are the easiest apps to use with your device, and allow one-click downloads into the apps when you are signed in to ScientificAmerican.com. Instructions for iBooks and Google Play Books are found here.
2. On your eReader device: Scientific American eBooks can be read on any eReader device, including Kindle, iPad, Nook, and others. If you are using a dedicated eReader, we provide more detailed instructions for these eReaders in other sections of our FAQ. Click your device for further instructions:
Kindle Fire (PC users)
Kindle Fire (Mac users)
3. On your laptop or desktop: iBooks and Google Play Books can also be used on computers, as well as many eReader apps such as Kindle and Nook.