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Amazon Lowers Price of Kindle Voyage to $149

 

Amazon has just dropped the price of the Kindle Voyage by 25%, taking the price from $199 down to $149. It’s unclear if this is a permanent price decrease or a temporary deal, but they aren’t advertising it as being on sale. It’s labeled as if $149 is the regular price. Usually with a sale […]

Sony DPT-CP1 10.3 Video Review

 

Sony’s latest 10.3-inch Digital Paper device was released in the US last week. The Sony DPT-CP1 is pretty much exactly the same as the 13.3-inch Sony DPT-RP1 that was released last year. The only notable difference with the CP1 is the smaller size. The most impressive thing about the Sony DPT-CP1 is how thin and […]

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 […]

Refurbished Kindle Oasis 2 Available for $209, Kindle Voyage $129

 

If you like the new 7-inch Kindle Oasis 2 but you don’t like the high price, Amazon has started selling certified refurbished units at a discount. The refurbished Kindle Oasis 2 starts at $209 for the 8GB WiFi model with Special Offers. They also have the 32GB model for $239 and the version with free […]

Kobo Clara HD Light Bleed Issue – Comparison Photos

 

A number of people have left comments on this blog over the past week about the new Kobo Clara HD suffering from a light bleed issue with the frontlight. Light bleed is an LCD problem so the term might not be exactly correct in this instance, but it basically results in a similar effect where […]

Intel’s Tiger Rapids Dual Screen PC has E Ink Screen (Video)

 

For the past two years Intel has been working on a new concept PC with a two-screen design, although I don’t know why they’re calling it a PC when it’s clearly more like a tablet or digital notebook. The device is code-named Tiger Rapids, and it’s basically a foldable notebook with an LCD screen on […]

Kindle Oasis vs Onyx Boox Note Comparison Video

 

Here’s a comparison video between the 7-inch Kindle Oasis 2 and the 10.3-inch Onyx Boox Note. It’s not a typical comparison review because I doubt many people are trying to decide between getting a Kindle and an Onyx Boox Note since they’re very different devices with a big price gap between them, but they do […]

OverDrive Summer Read Program Now Live with Free eBooks for Kids

 

Last week OverDrive kicked off their Summer Read program in the US and Canada that’s meant to encourage students to continue reading during the summertime while school is out. For the Summer Read program, OverDrive has a collection of ebooks available for both kids and young adults. There are four titles available for juveniles and […]

Does OverDrive Still Work on Your Kobo Aura One?

 

One of the best features with the Kobo Aura One is the fact that it has OverDrive integration built-in to download library books directly from public libraries for free without having to use another device. Currently it’s the only Kobo ereader that offers that feature; all the rest require using a computer and Adobe Digital […]

Kindles and Fire Tablets on Sale for Father’s Day

 

Amazon has some of their devices on sale again for Father’s Day, including Kindles and Fire tablets. For the most part it’s the same deals they had for Mother’s Day. The Kindle Paperwhite is $99 and the Kindle is $59, both are $20 off their normal prices. You can save an extra $20 of the […]

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 […]

10 Free Kindle Books and Kindle Deals – June 8

 

Here’s a list of 10 free highly-rated Kindle ebooks to get the weekend off to a good start. Please note that the free Kindle books listed below are free as of June 8th, 2018. Most of these titles are free for a limited time only and will expire in a few days before going back […]

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 […]

Latest Kindle Software Update 5.9.6 Adds Option for Custom Fonts

 

Good news for Kindle users. There’s a new software update available today for all Kindles released in the past 5 years that adds the option to use your own sideloaded fonts. Yep, you read that right. Kindles now officially support using custom fonts. People have been wishing for that feature for so long it seemed […]

B&N Cutting Off Support for 1st Gen Nooks on June 29

 

Barnes and Noble has started sending out emails to customers informing them that they will no longer be supporting the 1st generation Nook as of June 29th. After that date, Nook users will no longer be able to purchase or download ebooks on the 1st gen Nook. Not only that, but customers will no longer […]