Bardowl: ‘Spotify for AudioBooks’
George Gabriel, 21 August 2012
Tagged with: app, mobile app development, startup
Our friend, Chris Book, (he of Open Mic and Telefonica) has his new audio-literature streaming app featured in PSFK Picks this month. Bardowl offers unlimited audio book listening on your iphone for a monthly fee, causing PSFK to liken it to ‘Spotify for Audiobooks’ and predicting it could give Amazon’s own audio-digital brand Audible a run for their money. What sets Bardowl apart is the fact that you’re streaming rather than downloading, meaning the casual reader can trial books without committing to own and store them.
Bardowl’s range is due to expand massively in the next few months, until then you can try out the service via a free trial, which you can download from the Apple iTunes store and give it a go yourself.