Kobo Aura H2O and Kobo Aura HD

Comparing the Kobo Aura H2O and Kobo Aura HD

Now that Kobo has officially revealed the Kobo Aura H2O, their first waterproof and dustproof ebook reader, it’s clear that the device is a lot like the Kobo Aura HD, minus the IP67 certification. Kobo has a comparison chart feature on their website where you can directly compare their ereaders side-by-side. The similarities and differences […]

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Kobo Aura H2O

Kobo Aura H2O Arrives October 1st for $179

Kobo has officially unveiled their latest ebook reader. It’s called the Kobo Aura H2O and is basically an updated version of the Kobo Aura HD. The new ereader will launch on October 1st, with preorders starting September 1st from Kobo.com and select retailers (in Canada Chapters.Indigo is already accepting preorders). The price is $179 in […]

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Kindle Paperwhite 2 vs Icarus Illumina HD

Kindle Paperwhite 2 vs Icarus Illumina HD Comparison Review (+Video)

The Kindle used to be the only option for those that wanted an E Ink ebook reader to read ebooks purchased from Amazon without having to strip DRM or hack an Android-powered ereader like the Nook Touch or Sony PRS-T1 to install the Kindle app. Now there are a few E Ink ebook readers on […]

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Onyx Boox T68 vs Icarus Illumina HD

Onyx Boox T68 vs Icarus Illumina HD Comparison Review (+Video)

The Onyx Boox T68 and Icarus Illumina HD are both among the first E Ink ebook readers to run Android and openly allow the installation of Android apps. Since I just got done reviewing each of them, there’s no better time for a comparison review. Below is an outline of the main similarities and differences […]

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Icarus Illumina

Review: Icarus Illumina HD (E653) with Android 4.2

Last week I posted a couple of preliminary reviews for the Icarus Illumina HD showing PDF files and the Kindle for Android app in action. Now I’ve got the full review for the Illumina HD finished. I also plan on posting a couple of comparison reviews later this week, one comparing the Illumina HD to […]

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook

First Look at Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook (Videos)

Earlier today Barnes & Noble unveiled their new co-branded tablet with Samsung, called the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook. Ever since the partnership was first announced, we knew that B&N would be using Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 4 hardware, the big question was what would B&N do to customize the software. After watching some hands-on YouTube […]

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Illumina HD PDF Review

Icarus Illumina HD PDF Review (+Video)

I decided to go ahead and put together a PDF review for the Icarus Illumina HD because people are always asking about PDF support on E Ink ebook readers. I generally recommend getting a tablet for PDFs, or at least a large-screen ereader like the Onyx Boox M96, and this case is no different. Unlike […]

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Galaxy Tab 4 Nook

Galaxy Tab 4 Nook Released, Comes with $200 Free Content

Today Barnes & Noble and Samsung introduced their new co-branded Galaxy Tab 4 Nook tablet. It’s basically a copy of the 7-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 that I reviewed a few months ago, but with custom Nook software tweaks. The retail price is the same as the Galaxy Tab 4: the list price is $199 […]

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Illumina HD Kindle App

Icarus Illumina HD Kindle App Review (+Video)

The Icarus Illumina HD is a 6-inch E Ink ebook reader that runs Android 4.2 and comes with the Kindle reading app preloaded. It’s a newer version of the Kindle Android app, version 4.5.1.6, with adjustable font types and audiobook integration, although audiobooks don’t work on the Illumina HD because it does not support audio. […]

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Kobo Aura HD

New 6.8″ Kobo Aura H2O eReader Shows up at FCC

It appears that Kobo is getting set to release a new ebook reader, and it looks like it is going to be a replacement for the Kobo Aura HD. A new device that bears the name Kobo Aura H2O went through the FCC last week. The paperwork doesn’t contain very much information, but there is […]

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