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Kobo Overdrive

How to Borrow Library eBooks on Kobo eReaders Using OverDrive

Kobo recently added OverDrive support to all the current Kobo models, a feature that was previously only available on the Kobo Aura One for the past two years. This is a big deal because it means that Kobo ereaders can now easily download free ebooks borrowed from public libraries directly to the device wirelessly without […]

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Kindle-unlimited

Here’s How to Cancel Your Kindle Unlimited Subscription

Amazon’s Kindle Unlimited service first launched back in 2014. It provides unlimited access to a library of over 1 million ebooks, plus some comics, audiobooks, and magazines. Kindle Unlimited normally costs $9.99 per month, and it comes with a free 30-day trial, but your account will automatically be charged after the trial period if you […]

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Black-or-White-Kindle

How to Turn On and Off Kindle Book Syncing (Whispersync)

There’s a feature called Whispersync for Kindle books that keeps track of your last page read, as well as any bookmarks, highlights, and notes that you’ve added to your Kindle books to sync them to your other Kindles and Kindle apps. Most of the time syncing is a good option to have enabled, especially if […]

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Kindle Custom Fonts

How to Use Kindle’s New Custom Font Feature (Video)

Thanks to the latest Kindle software update, it’s now possible to easily load additional font types onto Kindle ebook readers to further customize the reading experience. The custom fonts feature is available on all current Kindles going back five years to the Kindle Paperwhite 2, so that includes 6th through 9th generation models. In order […]

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Kobo-eReaders

Here’s How to Tell All the Different Kobo Models Apart

At current count, Kobo has released 14 different ebook readers over the past eight years, including the new Kobo Clara HD that was just released a couple of days ago. That’s a lot of different models to keep track of, especially since many of them look very similar to each other. But at least Kobo […]

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Onyx Boox Max 2

How to Add Fonts to Onyx Boox eReaders

One thing about Onyx’s ebook readers is they have a bunch weird font choices, but it turns out it’s really easy to add your own selection of font types. The user manual mentions adding fonts but the explanation is pretty vague. It turns out all you have to do is create a folder on the […]

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Kobo Night Mode

How to Get White Text with Black Background on Kobos – Night Mode

There used to be a simple hack for Kobo ereaders to enable night mode (white text with a black background), but it doesn’t work anymore with the newer models and newer firmware. Some people still ask about how to invert the text on Kobos, and while it’s not as convenient as the previous option, there […]

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Kindle Light Adjustment

Here’s How to Adjust the Screen Light on Kindles

This question comes up surprisingly often from new Kindle users, and if you’re new to Kindles and are unfamiliar with the user interface, I can see why. You’d think they would make adjusting the frontlight blatantly obvious, but that’s not the case. If you go to the settings menu or look at the main menu […]

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