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Icarus Illumina HD Apps

How to Install Apps From Google Play on Icarus Illumina HD

While working on the article about the firmware update for the new Icarus Illumina HD, I came across an interesting help article on Icarus’s support website that describes how to install apps from Google Play on the Illumina HD. The Illumina HD runs open Android 4.2, and it can install Android apps, but it does […]

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Onyx Boox T68 Tips

Onyx Boox T68 Tips and Tricks Guide (+Video)

This article is dedicated to listing various tips and tricks for the Onyx Boox T68 Lynx. Please note that there are different models available, as described in the Boox T68 review. Some of the tips below may differ slightly for certain models. Feel free to leave your own tips and recommend apps for the Boox […]

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Kindle Owners Lending Library

How to Find Prime Eligible Kindle eBooks to Borrow from Kindle Lending Library

One of unique features available to Kindle owners that subscribe to Amazon Prime is the ability to borrow up to one ebook per month from the Kindle Owners’ Lending Library. The Lending Library consists of over 500,000 Prime eligible Kindle ebooks, and includes some New York Times bestsellers. Once you select an ebook to borrow, […]

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Kobo Website Format Tip: How to Identify ePub eBooks

When Kobo redesigned their website last year, they removed the section from their ebook description pages that specified what format the ebook was available in. Most of Kobo’e ebooks are available for download in ePub format, so it’s not an issue most of the time. But not all of Kobo’s ebooks are available in ePub, […]

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How to Setup a Kindle for a Guest or Child

One of the cool things with Kindles is you can load them up with ebooks and then give it to your kid or use it as a guest ebook reader to give to people who visit your home or office. The same thing can be done with Kindle Fire tablets. You can load them up […]

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How to Borrow and Lend Kindle eBooks to Friends and Family

A few years ago being able to lend other people your purchased, DRM-protected ebooks was a pretty big deal. But now the idea has kind of been put to the side and you don’t hear about it much anymore. In fact I pretty much forgot about personal ebook lending until Apple announced that iBooks purchases […]

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 4

Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Tips and Tricks (Video)

If you are looking for some helpful tips and tricks for the Samsung Galaxy Tab, you’ve come to the right place. Below is a list of 50 tips and tricks for the Galaxy Tab 4 series. A video walkthrough is included at the bottom of this post as well to help give a visual representation […]

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Kindle for Android: How to Sideload eBooks and PDFs Tutorial (Video)

Have you ever tried to download a non-DRM Kindle ebook or PDF and try to read it in the Kindle for Android app? If so, you’ve probably encountered the annoying problem of the ebook or PDF not opening or not appearing in the library of the Kindle reading app. If you download a Kindle-compatible ebook […]

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Kobo eBook Readers: How to Enable Multi-touch (Video)

Awhile ago I came across a really cool hack that enables multi-touch on Kobo ebook readers that normally don’t support multi-touch. I know it works on the Kobo Aura HD and Kobo Glo because I’ve tested it on both; apparently it works with the Kobo Mini and newer Kobo Touches as well. The multi-touch hack […]

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Recycle Broken Kindles

How to Dispose of a Broken or Dead Kindle for Cash

So I’ve already posted articles about what to do if your Kindle is ever lost or stolen, along with how to fix a frozen or unresponsive Kindle or a Kindle with wireless issues. But what do you do with a Kindle that is totally broken and nonfunctional? You might be surprised to find out that […]

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