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Old 02-10-2018, 05:23 PM   #16
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Kindle is great :-)
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Old 16-10-2018, 10:50 AM   #17
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could i ask why is kindle a choice among many of you guys? Compared to lets say a cheaper tablet or another portable device with multiple uses? Even though kindle is affordable I was looking at other cheaper options or even thinking of a multiple use device like iPad (ofc its not cheaper but cos I can use it for other uses)
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Old 18-10-2018, 10:43 PM   #18
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Fug lah. No kindle no talk. It’s the best **** ever.
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Old 19-10-2018, 12:06 PM   #19
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Have u used any other e reader appart form the Kindle?

Kobo has overdrive support which I really want on my Kindle. If this feature comes here I forsee 90% of books on my Kindle will be from overdrive. Now I have to be content with converting & sideloading books.

Night mode on the kobo is also a feature I want on my kindle
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Old 27-10-2018, 10:23 AM   #20
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For kindle user in SG, can subscribe to the amazon prime for the ebook collection?

I saw the US version of amazon prime come with ebook and audiobook but SG version of amazon prime is only streaming video and delivery service lor

US version: https://www.amazon.com/amazonprime

SG Version: https://www.amazon.com.sg/primenow
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Old 30-10-2018, 01:33 PM   #21
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Kindle all the way for me
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Old 03-11-2018, 10:57 AM   #22
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Majority of my ebooks comes from the NLB Overdrive which are free for library members. Kindle doesn't support Overdrive ebooks. I download the Overdrive ebooks to my PC and use Adobe Digital Edition to transfer the books Kobo ereader.

This gets cumbersome after a while and I am eyeing the Onyx Boox Nova or Poke as my next ereader which will allow me to skip the PC and get my ebooks direct to the ereader.

The Boox devices are running Android which also means I can surf websites on e-paper. I look forward to have my usual Android news on Nova!

This is the Boox website.
The Nova and Poke will be released this month for those interested. The Nova is available for ordering on AliExpress.

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Old 04-11-2018, 11:22 AM   #23
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So for Overdrive only Kobo can use? I saw Kobo Aura 6in N514 and N613 selling on Aliexpress around us70. Any issues using locally? I want to upload pdf epub files directly. I don't want to go thru conversions, vpn or stuff...

Any non-Kindle, non-Kobo around $100 to recommend?

Thanks for any advice.
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Old 04-11-2018, 12:25 PM   #24
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So for Overdrive only Kobo can use? I saw Kobo Aura 6in N514 and N613 selling on Aliexpress around us70. Any issues using locally? I want to upload pdf epub files directly. I don't want to go thru conversions, vpn or stuff...

Any non-Kindle, non-Kobo around $100 to recommend?

Thanks for any advice.
If you want a low cost e-reader, can try for a pre-owned unit without night light function. IMHO a pre-owned well known brand offers better value than a new cheap unknown brand. My kobo had lasted me 4 years and the batts are still good.
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Old 06-11-2018, 08:10 PM   #25
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If you want a low cost e-reader, can try for a pre-owned unit without night light function. IMHO a pre-owned well known brand offers better value than a new cheap unknown brand. My kobo had lasted me 4 years and the batts are still good.
Thanks. Just wondering why the Kobo Aura selling on aliexpress are so cheap compared to amazon jp and us. But a number of the aliexpress reviews said had minor defects like scratches, one reported display issue.
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is Lazada the best place to buy kindle? in terms of price
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Old 08-11-2018, 12:32 PM   #27
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Kindle the best.. tried everything. Settle on Kindle since.


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Old 10-11-2018, 01:10 PM   #28
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So for Overdrive only Kobo can use? I saw Kobo Aura 6in N514 and N613 selling on Aliexpress around us70. Any issues using locally? I want to upload pdf epub files directly. I don't want to go thru conversions, vpn or stuff...

Any non-Kindle, non-Kobo around $100 to recommend?

Thanks for any advice.
In the Kobo models with Overdrive onboard (no just KA1 anymore), you can log into NLB on the device and browse like shopping. having overdrive really changes the workflow man, I used to download or borrow then copy to ereader...

No good ereader for $100 (plus shipping), but you can try reading GoodEreader
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Old 10-11-2018, 02:44 PM   #29
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In the Kobo models with Overdrive onboard (no just KA1 anymore), you can log into NLB on the device and browse like shopping. having overdrive really changes the workflow man, I used to download or borrow then copy to ereader...

No good ereader for $100 (plus shipping), but you can try reading GoodEreader
Hi denizeny,
Are you saying you can download the Overdrive book directly on your kobo? How do you do that? Using the web browser or from Kobo Store?
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Old 10-11-2018, 05:12 PM   #30
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Am also considering getting the new PW4 or the Kobo.

Hi denizeny,
Are you saying you can download the Overdrive book directly on your kobo? How do you do that? Using the web browser or from Kobo Store?
curious over this too...can advice?

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