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Kobo eReaders

Tips for Buying Kobo eReaders in the United States

Ever since Kobo decided to stop selling their ebook readers in the United States from major retail stores a few years back, it’s been a lot harder to obtain Kobo’s devices without a trip to Canada. There are only a couple of ways to buy Kobo ereaders in the US. In this article I’ll explain […]

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How to Add Hyphen Support to Kindles for Better Readability

One thing that has always annoyed me about reading ebooks on Kindles is the lack of good font choices and the fact that hyphenation isn’t supported, which often results in awkward spacing between letters. Yesterday I posted an article about how to get Kindle books to display custom fonts. Today I’m going to show how […]

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How to Use Custom Fonts with Kindles – Embed Fonts in Kindle eBooks

The number one thing that annoys me the most about reading on a Kindle is the lack of good font choices. Your stuck with a few options that Amazon gives, and you can’t modify the weight or boldness of the font at all like you can on other devices like Kobos. A lot of ereaders […]

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Onyx Boox M96 Universe

How to Use Onyx Boox M96 Without Stylus (Video)

I came across a new YouTube video yesterday that explains how to use the Onyx Boox M96 entirely without a stylus. The M96 is a 9.7-inch E Ink ereader that has an electromagnetic touchscreen that requires the use of a specialized stylus. The device has physical buttons and a nav wheel controller that can be […]

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Kindle Battery Replacement How to Guides (Videos)

As long as you keep the screen safe, Kindles can last for many years. But eventually the battery is going to wear out, and it will get to the point where it no longer holds a charge. Most people just get rid of their old Kindles when the battery dies. After all, that is a […]

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Kindle Cloud Collections

Kindle Cloud Collections: How They Work and How to Use Them

Amazon introduced “cloud collections” back in November of 2013 to help keep Kindle content organized and have everything synced between Kindle apps and devices. Some people like cloud collections, and others can’t stand the limitations. A lot of people are confused about how cloud collections function exactly, so let’s go over how they work. First […]

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Nook Game

Play The Impossible Game on Nook Simple Touch (Video)

This post is a few years too late to interest most people, but every once in awhile it’s fun to look back at older devices to see how people are using them now. Nooks aren’t very popular anymore. Barnes and Noble has done a lot to hurt the Nook brand in their quest to build […]

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iPad Text to Speech

How to Enable Text-to-Speech on iPad & iPhone for Kindle, iBooks, etc

Last week I posted a text-to-speech review for Kindle devices and a reader left a tip about how to enable text-to-speech for Kindle ebooks using an iPad or iPhone. The iOS Kindle app doesn’t support TTS normally but you can use a screen reading accessibility feature on iOS devices running iOS 8 and newer to […]

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Energy eReader Pro: Getting Started Tips and Setup Tricks

I’m working on getting the review posted for the Energy eReader Pro, which is a rebranded Boyue T62, a 6-inch E Ink ebook reader that runs open Android 4.2 and can install Android applications. The Energy eReader Pro has a lot of other good things going for it too: It has a 1024 x 758 […]

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eBook Readers

10 Tips to Help Make Your eBook Reader Last Longer

Most people in this day and age like to upgrade their ereaders and electronics every few years when new technology comes out, but if you’re the kind of person that likes your current ebook reader and want to make it last as long as possible, below are ten helpful tips to help maximize the life […]

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