The reMarkable 1 is a good eInk tablet now available at a good second hand price. You can use different stylus, including the Lamy AL-star EMR, whose buttons can be used to switch to “eraser” mode. This can also work with the – fragile but beautiful – reMarkable 2.Read More »Use the button of a Lamy stylus to erase or switch tools on a reMarkable tablet.
A 6-inch e-reader is interesting for reading digital books in ePub, mobi, and other similar formats. Available between 50 and 200 euros, there are different types of e-readers in this segment. How to find the right one? What to choose? An article to try to find the best 6-inch e-reader for each use.Read More »Which is the best 6-inch e-reader?
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?Read More »Kindle Paperwhite 3 (pw3) vs Kindle Paperwhite 4 (pw4)
I find the Bitter (download link) font very pleasant to use, it reinforces the “black” side of the text, gives a better contrast impression, and yet, does not take up too much space and can display a lot of characters on a page, in a fairly balanced way…Read More »Good fonts for pleasant reading on the e-reader
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.Read More »Best e-book reader / e-Ink tablet for PDF reading?
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).Read More »How to install Koreader on a Kobo e-reader (with KFMon/Kute File Monitor)