You have a couple options with reading CHM files (a type of eBook) on your Touch or your iPhone. The two I explored were converting the files or using an application from the app store on iTunes called iCHM.
Earlier today I was purchasing a book called “The Alchemist” on Fictionwise using the Stanza application loaded on my iPod Touch. It was really frustrating because the process has way to many steps, is missing buttons, and does not make it easy to fill out the fields on the checkout forms. It is actually possible to complete the process though.
- Launch Stanza: Launch the Stanza application from your iPod Touch.
- Open Stanza Library: Make sure you are starting out on the Library screen which is the Stanza home screen.
Its fairly easy to get away from your computer these days without really having to worry about a server you are supposed to monitor dropping and being stuck in traffic trying to get back to the house to resolve the issue. Now you can do all of your initial troubleshooting on the way home and most of the time resolve the issue without even having to start towards your house or office!
The iPod Touch 2nd Generation is absolutely amazing and getting better by the day with all of the new applications that coontinue to be released. Below I will list and explain briefly various applications that can be purchased or obtained for free through iTunes.