Category Archives: eBook Stuff

HowTo Video: Kobo Aura One Library Borrowing

It still seems like a lot of steps …

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Kobo Aura One: Not In American Best Buy Stores

And the grim news from Twitter: Next! Previously here: Kobo Aura One: Public Library Lending, No Best Buy? Video: Kobo Aura One PDF Test From The Digital Reader Kobo Aura One: PDF Reading Disappoints? Kobo Aura One: Reading Comics, PDFs, … Continue reading

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Kobo Aura One: Browser, Best Buy, KOReader, Versus iPad Mini 2

I had no idea until today that the Kobo Aura One included a web browser. It’s accessed via Settings …

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The Digital Reader Site Is Offline For Now

Official statement from Nate: The Digital Reader experienced a minor technical snafu with its database Monday morning. I tried to fix the problem by installing a backup copy of the site only to discover both of the most recent backups … Continue reading

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Kobo Aura One: Public Library Lending, No Best Buy?

I don’t now how long it’s been online, but the user guide for the Kobo Aura One is available [direct PDF link]. The public library book lending bit is not as easy as the New York Public Library’s SimplyE app.

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Video: Kobo Aura One PDF Test From The Digital Reader

Same-day update at the end. Twitter: Nate of The Digital Reader has done a quick demo of the Kobo Aura One with a 60MB PDF file.

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Kobo Aura One: PDF Reading Disappoints?

Kobo Aura One: Comics, PDFs, And Its Guts (video) I have found (and other reviewers concur) that the Aura One is frustratingly slow at both opening a PDF and turning the page in PDFs That’s not … um … optimal. … Continue reading

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Kobo Aura One: Reading Comics, PDFs, And Its Insides Shown

A new YouTube video, this time in Italian. Which I don’t understand any of except for when Kobo, PDF, and iPad are said. But this shows more than we’ve seen before, including the inside!

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Size Comparison: iPad Mini 4 Vs. Kobo Aura One

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Thinking About The Kobo Aura One

So I got the idea to try the iPad Mini 4 with an eBook because: iPad Mini 4: 203.2 x 134.8 x 6.1 mm – 298.8 grams (WiFi) Kobo Aura One: 195.1 x 138.5 x 6.9 mm – 230 grams … Continue reading

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