Kindle First

Prime Members Don’t Forget Your Free Kindle First eBook Each Month

A couple weeks ago I posted a list of Amazon Prime’s Kindle related benefits, and I noted how it’s easy to forget about Kindle First (at least for me it is), so I figured I’d post a reminder for this month. Kindle First gives Amazon Prime members early access to a list of six ebooks […]

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Too Bad Google Doesn’t Make a Dedicated E Ink eReader

I’ll admit, I often forget that Google sells ebooks. Sometimes I think Google forgets that too. They never seem to do any advertising or make any attempt whatsoever to gain visibility in the ebook space. Google’s ebook market share is reportedly only around 2% at best. That’s just crazy considering the fact that the Google […]

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What’s the Best eBook Reader Model of All Time?

I’ve tested and used dozens of ebook readers over the past 8 years since launching The-eBook-Reader.com, and sometimes people ask me what’s the best ebook reader of them all if I had to choose only one. That’s a good question but it’s doesn’t come with an easy answer, and it often changes with each passing […]

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PDF eReader Comparison

Size and PDF Comparison: Sony DPT-RP1, Kobo Aura One, Kindle (Video)

Some people were wondering how the Kobo Aura One with KOReader compares with the Sony DPT-RP1 when it comes to reading PDFs. KOReader helps enhance the Aura One by adding more features for PDFs than the stock software offers, but it can’t do much to make up for the smaller screen size. The 7.8-inch screen […]

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Kobo Deal

Kobo Aura 2 and 1st Gen Kobo H2O on Sale

Kobo has a couple of ongoing deals for the Kobo Aura Edition 2 and the 1st gen Kobo Aura H2O. The Kobo Aura 2 is on sale for $99. It normally sells for $119 but often goes on sale for $99, like the Kindle Paperwhite. The Kobo Aura (review) is Kobo’s latest 6-inch ereader, their […]

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Is the Sony DPT-RP1 the Future of eReaders?

I’ve had the Sony DPT-RP1 for six weeks now and I’m still amazed every time I pick it up by how thin and light it is—the device has such a unique feel to it—and the large 13.3-inch E Ink screen has an addicting quality that makes you want to use it all the time. The […]

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Small eReaders

We Need More Options for Small Portable E Ink eReaders

Lately I’ve been regretting getting rid of some of the smaller ebook readers that I’ve owned over the years, like the 5-inch Sony PRS-350 and the 4.3-inch Pyrus Mini (pictured left). Their smaller size made them super portable, especially the Pyrus Mini. It comfortably fit into a pocket so it was easy to take everywhere. […]

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What Will Amazon Do for Kindle’s 10th Anniversary?

It’s hard to believe but Kindles have been around for nearly 10 years now. Amazon released the first Kindle (pictured above) in November 2007. It sold out in less than 6 hours and was on backorder for several months after that. So with the Kindle’s tenth anniversary coming up in just a few months, it […]

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