ereaders

8 Uses For Your Outdated iPad

With iPad Air 2 preorders starting today, you might be ready to kick your old tablet to the kerb. But when the march of technology sends your slate to the junk drawer, don’t just sell it off. Recycle it into a high-powered specialist device.


Why Ebook Text Layout Sucks

Have you ever eagerly downloaded an ebook only to find that it’s a hideously formatted mess that irritates you at every page turn? Of course you have (especially if you favour free or cheap ebooks). This video explains why those insults to typesetting occur.


Kobo Aura H2O Review: A Gorgeous, Waterproof Screen That No One Needs

The aftermarket-treated Waterproof Kindle is just about perfect: an already fantastic e-reader with the added bonus of being built like a rock. But all that comes with one hell of a price tag — $US240, specifically. The new, waterproof $US190 Kobo Aura H2O, though, promises to deliver on all those points for a fraction of the cost.


Kindle Voyage: This Is What A $200 E-Reader Looks Like (It's Gorgeous)

It’s been a few years since e-ink Kindles took a big step forward. 2012′s Kindle Paperwhite was the last big splash. But now Amazon’s got a new, beautiful, premium e-reader for you to read words off of. This is the Kindle Voyage.


Read In The Tub? The Waterproof Kobo Aura H2O Is For You

We love a waterproofed Kindle, and we put one through hell, but that’s an aftermarket mod, not a feature that comes standard. If you want waterproofed reading on the cheap(er), the new Kobo Aura H2O is for you.


Sony Won't Make Any More Ereaders

Sony was an early and instrumental force in the world of ereading. But facing stiff competition from the likes of Amazon, it’s decided to bow out of the world of digital reading for good.


This Is The US Navy's New Ereader For Its Submarine Crews

The US Navy doesn’t allow its personnel to uses iPads or Kindles — they’re too risky — but there’s a limit to how many books you can squeeze onto a submarine. So it’s developed its own super-secure digital reader for use aboard underwater vessels.


Amazon Throws Independent Booksellers Kindle Lifeline

Amazon’s Kindle Fire and other ereaders are usually considered nails in the traditional independent bookstore’s coffin. Amazon’s flipping all that around, with a program that lets bookstores sell Kindle ereaders and make money off the ebooks their owners buy.


Kindle Paperwhite (2013) Review: Faster, Prettier, Still The Best

When Amazon first trotted out the Kindle Paperwhite, it was the first two-tone ereader in a long time (possibly ever) to have wow factor. And that front-lit screen turned out to be just as beautiful as promised.


Kobo Aura HD Review: A Beautiful Reader Screen Trapped In An Ugly Body

Everyone loves a pretty screen. The Kobo Aura HD is aiming to lead that charge in the ereader space. Armed with a best-in-class screen and an unusually powerful processor under the hood, the Aura HD tries its best to be a real luxury reader. It doesn’t quite make it.


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