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Onyx Boox M96 Notes

Review: Onyx Boox M96 Universe with Android 4.0

Last week I posted a PDF review for the Onyx Boox M96, but that’s not all this Android-powered ereader is good for. Now I’ve got the main review for the Boox M96 finished, and it includes a 15 minute video walkthrough and several pictures. I plan to post some additional reviews and comparisons over the […]

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Onyx M96 PDF Review

Onyx Boox M96 Universe PDF Review (+Video)

Most E Ink ebook readers don’t make very good PDF readers. But the Onyx Boox M96 is an exception. The combination of the large 9.7-inch screen and capable PDF software make it a solid choice for PDF reading. In fact the Onyx Boox M96 is easily the best E Ink PDF reader that I’ve reviewed. […]

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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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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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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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Onyx Boox T68 Lynx

Review: Onyx Boox T68 Lynx

I’ve already posted a video review of the Onyx Boox T68 Lynx, along with several individual app reviews, so I figure it’s time to get the written review finished. I’ve been stalling waiting for a software update to fix some of the bugs that I’ve experienced while using the T68, and the first update came […]

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Kobo Aura HD vs Onyx Boox T68 Lynx Comparison Review (Video)

The Kobo Aura HD and Onyx Boox T68 are the only two ebook readers currently available that feature E Ink’s 6.8-inch display, so a comparison review between them is needed to determine which device is better. Unfortunately that’s not going to happen. I can’t definitively say that one is better than the other. Each device […]

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Onyx Boox T68 PDF Review

Onyx Boox T68 Lynx PDF Review (Video)

PDF is a popular format, and there’s always a number of people that want to know how well E Ink ebook readers handle PDFs. Tablets like the iPad are among the best options for PDFs, but there are some E Ink ebook readers that do a fair job. And since most people don’t have $1200 […]

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