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White Kindle Paperwhite

Remote Control Hack for Kindles to Turn Pages and Adjust Light (Video)

The Kindle developer’s section over at MobileRead has been a lot more active lately ever since the updated Kindle jailbreaking method was released for newer Kindles with current software. One of the latest hacks, called KindleLazy, adds remote control support to Kindles so that you can turn pages and adjust the frontlight without even touching […]

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Kindle Paperwhite 2 Jailbreak

New Kindle eReaders Blocked from Jailbreaking and Hacking

There’s always been a number of custom hacks and tweaks for jailbroken Kindle ereaders (like screensaver and font hacks), but ever since Amazon released their latest line of Kindles last fall, jailbreaking has become pretty much impossible. Amazon has gone to great lengths to block any kind of hacking to the Kindle Voyage, the entry-level […]

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Kobo Aura HD Android

Android on Kobo Aura HD is Buggy and Frustrating (Video)

Last week I posted about a dual-boot hack for the Kobo Aura HD that lets you choose to run Android off a memory card or boot the stock Kobo operating system from the internal card. In theory dual-booting is a great thing to have on a Kobo eReader because it’s like having two devices in […]

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Kobo Aura HD Android

Kobo Aura HD Dual-Boot Android Hack Tutorial

Last week I posted a video showing the Kobo Glo hacked to run Android. Now I’ve got Android running on my Kobo Aura HD too, and it’s even better because I used the dual-boot hack that enables the option to boot either the internal stock Kobo operating system or the Android operating system from a […]

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GoFly Project V4

GoFly Turns Kobo Mini into Tactical Glide Computer for XC Pilots (Video)

A necropost over at MobileRead led me to an interesting project that I hadn’t seen before involving a Kobo Mini and some major hacking. Over at

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Kobo Glo Android

Kobo Glo Android Hack Video Demo

A few months ago, I decided to install Android on my Kobo Glo to see how it functions as an E Ink Android tablet. I was able to do this thanks to a hack over at MobileRead. It works on the Kobo Glo, Kobo Aura HD, and Kobo Touch. Here’s the page with all the […]

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Kindle Paperwhite 2 Jailbreak

Kindle Paperwhite 2 Jailbreak Hack

Last week an easy jailbreaking method for the Kindle Paperwhite 2 surfaced over on MobileRead. The script has since been updated and now works as part of the jailbreak package for the Kindle Touch and Kindle Paperwhite 1. The jailbreak is even compatible with the new 5.4.2 software update that Amazon issued early last week, […]

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Kindle 4 ads

How to Get Rid of Kindle Ads and Special Offers Without Paying Extra

An anonymous tipster left a comment on this blog yesterday that describes how to completely get rid of the advertisements on the Kindle 4 (and other Kindles) without paying Amazon extra to upgrade. The comment was left on the Simple Trick to Get Kindle 4 to Not Display Screensaver Ads post. But I thought it […]

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