Category Archives: eBook Stuff

Thinking Out Loud About The 2018 iPad

That’s one of many folders I have stuffed with Google Books PDFs (and, in this folder, a few regular PDFs; it’s a temporary catch-all folder). 574 documents in there. Mostly Google Books PDFs. Five hundred and seventy-four. Taking up just … Continue reading

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Weekend In Review

Alla the things happen now that I no longer have the borrowed Asus craptab to attempt pictures! 1) Saw my first Swagtron electric scooter in NYC. Running north on the west side bike path Saturday morning. Being ridden by a … Continue reading

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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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