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Kobo Touch 2

New Kobo Touch 2.0 Quietly Released for $89

It looks like Kobo has quietly started rolling out their latest ebook reader, the Kobo Touch 2.0. So far there’s been no official announcement from Kobo about the new device, and it still isn’t listed on Kobo’s website at all, but the Kobo Touch 2.0 has just turned up for sale at Chapters.Indigo, one of […]

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Kids Kindle Bundle

Kindle for Kids Bundle Not Getting Much Attention

About three months ago toward the end of May, Amazon started selling a new Kindle for Kids Bundle for $99. There’s nothing “new” about it really, but the idea is new as far as E Ink Kindles are concerned. The device itself is the exact same as the $79 Kindle that was released last October, […]

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Kindle-Voyage

Major Kindle Update Finally Arrives With Bookerly Font and Hyphens

One of the most anticipated Kindle updates of all time is finally here. It adds the new Bookerly font and new typesetting and layout engine, among other things. Amazon has started rolling out the new software to the Kindle Voyage, the $79 Kindle Touch ($59 for the next couple days), the Kindle Paperwhite 3 and […]

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page buttons

Do You Want Page Turn Buttons on Your eBook Reader?

Several years ago when ebook readers were just starting to become popular, they all used to have physical page turning buttons. Then touchscreens started taking over a few years ago and page buttons started getting phased out. Now it’s gotten to the point where physical page buttons on a new ebook reader is a rarity. […]

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Kindle Frontlight Spot

Frontlight Pinholes: A Common Defect Among eBook Readers

If you’ve ever noticed small pinholes of light on your frontlit ebook reader, you’re not alone. It’s actually a fairly common defect among E Ink ebook readers. All brands are susceptible to it, Kindles, Kobos, Onyx’s Android ereaders, and others. The only ebook readers immune to the issue are ereaders without frontlights, and probably the […]

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White Onyx Boox M96

White Onyx Boox M96 Now Down to $318

The Onyx Boox M96 is the only 9.7-inch ebook reader available on the current market, aside from older outdated models and a few obsure models only available in certain parts of Asia. A lack of options doesn’t usually equate to a lower price point since there isn’t any competition to compete with, but in this […]

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Kindle-Voyage

What Would Make You Want to Buy a Kindle Voyage 2?

Now that Amazon has released the Kindle Paperwhite 3, a lot of people don’t think there are enough extra features on the Kindle Voyage to justify the premium price of $199 and up, especially now that the Paperwhite 3 has the same high resolution 300 ppi E Ink screen as the Voyage, and for $80 […]

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Kindle-Voyage

The Kindle Voyage isn’t Sold in Canada for a Good Reason

Ever since the Kindle Voyage was released back in October 2014, Canadians have been wondering when they would be able to purchase Amazon’s premium ebook reader. Then when the Kindle Paperwhite 3 was released last month and it’s been available in Canada since the get-go, people are wondering what’s the deal? Is the Voyage ever […]

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Texet TB-116FL

Several Obscure eBook Readers Turn up on Amazon

A new marketplace seller recently launched on Amazon called Topjoy. Among other items, they have an odd assortment of E Ink ebook readers for sale that are normally only available outside the United States, with brand names like Yarvik and Texet. They are all listed as “used” and in very good condition but without the […]

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Kindle Paperwhite 3 angle

Kindle Paperwhite 3 Review (+Video)

Review Date: July 2015 – Review unit purchased from Amazon Overview The 3rd generation Kindle Paperwhite was released on June 30th, 2015. It’s still basically the exact same device as the Paperwhite 2 but it comes with an upgraded higher resolution screen and a boost in RAM. It also has twice as much storage space […]

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