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Posted by pete at Jul 25, 2013 3:13:13 AM
Bibletime and xiphos on android tablets
I know nothing about tablets , all I do is run linux on an old laptop.
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I use xiphos and used to be able to get bibletime .

I'm thinking of getting a tablet , I was told asus have a good one ( AND a high price too)


BUT the question is ,on androids does one get a full bibletme and xiphos or

just a cut down versions ?

I would be very grateful to hear your comments .

Posted by Osk at Jul 26, 2013 1:46:24 AM
Re: Bibletime and xiphos on android tablets
Android is not supported by either Xiphos or BibleTime.

There is an Android app called and-bible, which uses JSword and provides many of the same capabilities. You can preview it at https://code.google.com/p/and-bible/ and find the app in the Google Play store.

Posted by pete at Jul 26, 2013 4:54:21 AM
Re: Bibletime and xiphos on android tablets
Many thanks for your help Osk.

Do you think I would have more luck with a chromebook ?

Posted by karl at Jul 27, 2013 9:40:53 AM
Re: Bibletime and xiphos on android tablets
Xiphos is completely dependent on WebKit, GTK, and related software toolkits, readily available for Linux/UNIX systems as well as Windows. But other platforms do not provide such toolkits, so tablets and chromebooks cannot expect to be supported.

Similar thoughts apply to BibleTime, though I know fewer technical details, but it has similar tookit requirements, not found on tablets and such.
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Posted by pete at Jul 27, 2013 10:04:47 AM
Re: Bibletime and xiphos on android tablets
Many thanks karl for your response it looks as though i'll

have to find a standard laptop with linux on it .

Unless , i've just thought of this , i lnstall a live distro

with persistence onto a usb stick , install the additional

programmes on to the stick and plug it into a chromebook,

just using chromebook's hardware ,i know it would be a

compromise , but would that work ?

Posted by amelieadam at Sep 12, 2013 5:43:30 PM
Re: Bibletime and xiphos on android tablets
Does anyone have an Android tablet? I just got my new Archos 70 Internet Tablet 250GB. I'm looking for Bible apps that run smoothly on my Archos.

Posted by jarinahpel at Sep 14, 2013 11:45:54 AM
Re: Bibletime and xiphos on android tablets
These are very valid questions to ask about the best selling book in the world. For those who may be making their first Bible purchase, all the choices available can be overwhelming.

Posted by joleyjames123 at Sep 18, 2013 6:57:20 PM
Re: Bibletime and xiphos on android tablets
I just got my new Archos 70 Internet Tablet 250GB. ... A future goal is to be able to download from Xiphos.

Posted by certesre at Sep 19, 2013 8:20:08 AM
Re: Bibletime and xiphos on android tablets
BibleTime Mini for Android download here or here