Kindle Paperwhite 3 (pw3) vs Kindle Paperwhite 4 (pw4)

The new kindle paperwhite (generation 10) has been available for a few months. If you’re looking for an eink device and decide to get a new one on Amazon’s website, this is the one they sell these days. That being said, whether we are looking for a second hand paperwhite or wondering it it’s worth it to upgrade to a PW4 we can ask ourselves: is the PW4 really better than the PW3?

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Best e-book reader / e-Ink tablet for PDF reading?

When looking for an e-book reader to read PDF documents, whether it be scientific / academic articles, scanned books, or anything else, it’s important to understand that not all e-book readers have the same PDF-reading capabilities. Some come with a minimal PDF reader, while others are really good at PDF reading.

Given this, which is currently the best e-book reader for those wanting to read PDF? Below we will look at the different criteria to consider when researching the best possible e-reader, before comparing how the most popular e-readers handle PDF files. We’ll finish up with the best models currently available on the market, taking into consideration the better “e-Ink tablets” allowing to read a PDF, but also to annotate it with a stylus, and to take written notes.

Note: article also available in spanish and french.

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How to install Koreader on a Kobo e-reader (with KFMon/Kute File Monitor)

We’ve already written an article about how to install Koreader on Kobo e-readers with KSM, but this program forces you to restart the e-reader to switch between the two programs, which isn’t very practical, and some e-readers aren’t, or are barely, compatible with KSM.

The solution that we’re going with relies on Kute File Monitor, aka KFMon.

The advantage of this process is that it’s easy to install Koreader, and that you can switch between Koreader and Nickel (Kobo’s default system) with the simple push of a button on Nickle’s home screen (which will look like the cover of a book).

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