E-Readers have been around for over a decade and various screen sizes have been experimented with in order to win over customers. The Amazon Kindle DX was on one of the first e-reader that bucked the 6 inch trend and the Kobo Mini was the first 5 inch. E-Readers have gotten larger over the years and they range from 6 … [Read more...] about A brief history of e-reader screen sizes
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The Kobo Forma is the latest generation e-reader that will soon be available in North America. This device is considered a flagship model and is brimming with features and enhancements. The purpose of this video review is to give you a sense of what it brings to the table and if it is a worthy upgrade to the Kobo Aura … [Read more...] about Kobo Forma Video Review
Readers can save some serious money on ebooks by borrowing them from the public library. The vast majority of branches and controsiums use Overdrive to power their digital collection and the Kobo Forma has built in support for Overdrive.The first thing you need to do is get a physical library card from your … [Read more...] about How to borrow ebooks from Overdrive on the Kobo Forma
Barnes and Noble released the Nook 7 Tablet in late 2016 and the big selling point is the affordability factor. You can pick one up in any of the booksellers 640 locations in the US for a paltry $49.00. Surprisingly this is not a Samsung branded device, instead B&N and a company in China designed the hardware.The … [Read more...] about Barnes and Noble Nook Tablet 7 Unboxing Video
The Barnes and Noble Nook Glowlight and Kobo Glo HD are affordable high resolution e-readers. Both of these units were released in 2015 and are being heavily promoted for the upcoming holiday season. What are the main differences and is one better than the other?Both of these e-readers have a 300 PPI e-paper … [Read more...] about Nook Glowlight Plus vs Kobo Glo HD
Frank Howarth needed to design some bookshelves for his parents' new house, so he came up with a modular design that doesn't require doubling up on vertical slats of plywood. The video below documents exactly how he came up with the idea and shows the construction of the shelf in real time. … [Read more...] about Watch a Modular Bookshelf be Constructed
The Kobo Glo HD was released earlier in the year, and people were really attracted to the high resolution reading experience. It is device is comparable to the 3rd generation Kindle Paperwhite, except with Kobo you can do more advanced things like load in your own fonts and have more flexibility in crafting your own … [Read more...] about Kobo Touch 2.0 vs Kobo Glo HD e-Reader Comparison
The PDF format has been around for a longtime and many readers have a collection of material they would like to read on their Kindle Voyage. Everything from complex documents, to newspaper and magazines are the most common and does the Voyage make sense to read them?Today, we take a look at the entire PDF … [Read more...] about Let’s Read PDF Files on the Amazon Kindle Voyage
Over the course of the last few weeks Good e-Reader has reviewed two new e-readers by the Spanish company Energy Sistem. The PRO and SLIM reflect the latest entrants into their electronics portfolio and the devices read EPUB, MOBI and PDF. Today, we are not only giving both e-readers away, but also their official cases … [Read more...] about Contest: Win Two e-Readers by Energy Sistem
There is a ton of confusion in the journalism and research industry on an e-reader actually is. The vast majority of people think that if you can can read an e-book on something, it makes it an e-reader.Mainstream media such as the BBC and Thompson Reuters often release stories on how a tablet and an e-reader is … [Read more...] about What is an e-reader?
Many people skip a generation before buying the latest and greatest Apple product. The S line of smartphones tends to get lost in the shuffle between major updates in technology. With the advent of the iPhone 6 Plus, the question is, is it good for e-reading? Today, we look at the iPhone 5 and 6 Plus and put them side … [Read more...] about iPhone 5 vs iPhone 6 Plus – Reading
The iPhone 6 Plus is the first large screen phone that Apple has ever released and is quite excellent at reading e-Books, comics, manga and staying on top of the daily news. Unlike iPhones of the past, the 6 Plus actually makes the process of digital reading very enjoyable.The 6 Plus by Apple features a 5.5 inch … [Read more...] about Is the iPhone 6 Plus Good for e-Reading?