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Ebook readers are hardware devices specifically developed for reading books and periodicals supplied in digital formats. Questions about ebook readers can include issues of compatibility, support of specific features.

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Is Amazon planning an alternative to the Kindle DX?

Over the past four years, I have loved my Kindle DX because of its large screen, which has been very helpful for reading PDFs. The keyboard has also been helpful. It's e-ink, which is easy on the eyes....
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Ebooks that allow handwritten notes

Is there a place to buy ebooks that allow handwritten notes in the apps used to read them? I'm considering buying etextbooks, and want to be able to write handwritten notes in them with a wacom pad. ...
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Can I implement read-aloud myself for epub 3?

I wish to have an ebook where pressing the play button results in only one paragraph being played at a time. Also, the person reading the book should be able to press on certain words to see the ...
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Can readers display books "by the page"

Most readers I've encountered show their book contents as text, ie. as a continuous stream, instead of the "page view" you find in physical books or PDF. the "next page" button brings you not to "one ...
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Your Kindle Needs Repair: battery invalid: -22

I'm getting a battery error which might just mean low battery: https://www.ifixit.com/Answers/View/349103/Your+Kindle+needs+repair.+Repair+Code+0.+Version+2588930001 https://www.reddit.com/r/kindle/...
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Ebook reader with pdf markup capabilities for reading outside

I have an iPad with an app called GoodReader, which allows me to decently mark up scientific articles. Yet, even a little bit of sun renders it useless. With kindle — my cousin has one — you can read ...
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How can I publish an ebook online?

How can I publish e-books online so that I can sell them to readers?
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Software to Verify Formatting across ebook Readers

Is there anything out there to check that your fancy formatting will get displayed properly in ePub, Kindle, Kobo, phone readers, etc? Many years ago, when my company first started making eBooks we ...
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Is there a DRM-compatible ebook reader with continuous vertical scrolling?

I am looking for an eReader app for Android that will allow me to purchase DRM protected ebooks and read them with continuous vertical scrolling. So far I've only managed to find apps that only ...
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E-Reader with decent browser for rendering openHAB dashboard

I'm running openHAB on my Raspberry Pi 4 with several dashboards. Now I want to display one of these dashboards on an E-Ink display and I'm looking for a good device. The openHAB dashboard is just a ...
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Any E-Readers suggestions that supports ACSM books and scribbles / drawings?

As titled, I have recently bought a couple of books across platforms that are ACSM-encrypted, and would like to see if there is any E-Readers that supports drawing annotations. I have tried several ...
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Is there any best reader in all devices?

I have been using readera, xodo & kindle in my mobile for reading epub, mobi. Usually I read pdfs through default pdf Acrobat in the mobile. Also I'm using Ms edge for pdf, ice cream for epub ...
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Which ebook readers can play videos?

I am looking for help to determine which ebook readers that are currently on the market can play videos. Specifically I would like to know if there is a model that works well with online learning ...
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Change eBook font doesn't change font for ordered/unordered lists

I've created an ePUB with fonts exported so that when viewed on "Original" (eg in iBooks), you see the same font as the paperback edition of the book. But if you change the font in iBooks (...
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How to convert and read Khmer PDFs on Kindle?

I was able to find a PDF in Khmer language(a.k.a. Cambodian language). However, when I tried to upload it into my kindle, it turns everything into gibberish. I've looked around and there aren't many ...
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How do I filter out read items in a collection in Kindle?

I read a lot of short material on my Kindle Oasis, which I add to a collection to remember reading them later. I want a way to get rid of read items in this collection.
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Sizing my Epub for Edit for read-along

I formatted an ePUb in Indesign CC 19. I am ready to put in the audio for the read-along. I researched the viewpoint size to fit more than one IPAD. 2048 x 1536 is what was suggested for my epub ...
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Windows explorer - preview thumbnail of MOBI and AZW files

I am able to preview epub thumbnail on windows explorer via CBX Shell. However, MOBI and AZW files didn't have a thumbnail. How to solve the problem? Should I convert to epub files?
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How can I set a default font family in Kobo Aura H2O?

It is not that I need any extra font in my Kobo Aura H2O, because I have added several extra fonts into /fonts directory in my device. I want —if possible— to change the family font (one that ...
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Ebook reader cannot be turned on

I just bought a Prestigio PER5664 ebook reader and I tried to turn it on. According to the manual, the Power button should be pressed for a few seconds to turn the reader on. I pressed the button, ...
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How to prevent the "flash" on Kindle e-readers?

I have avoided buying a Kindle e-reader and opted instead to read on my laptop to avoid the "flash" that occurs on the Kindle screen. The background and font will invert colors briefly every 5-10 ...
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converting hebrew books

I have a hebrew word file, which I want to read on my kindle. I tried converting it to epub/azw3, and all went well, except for the directions of the book. Hebrew is supposed to be read right to left, ...
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Difference between PocketBook Touch Lux 3 and Tea Touch Lux 3?

I'm thinking of getting an ereader, and have an opportunity to buy a PocketBook Touch Lux 3 on sale. Is there a difference between the PocketBook and the Tea? Will I have access to software updates ...
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Is there a way to sync or update Wattpad reading progress on Goodreads?

Can the Wattpad reading progress be synced on Goodreads? If not officially, I would be interested also in a workaround, since Wattpad does not have page numbers for doing so. It updates the progress ...
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Google Play Books enhanced with video not working

I am developing an enhanced ebook for Google Play Books in fixed layout epub. I am using Adobe Indesign to develop this ebook. I am having great difficulty adding videos in my ebook. I have exhausted ...
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Accessing uploads offline on my computer

I use Google Play Books to manage my ebooks. I have installed the Play Books app as recommended on https://support.google.com/googleplay/answer/2851654?hl=en-CA to access them offline, but when I ...
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Ebook to read malayalam books

I recently downloaded a Malayalam eBook, but I can't read it in my eBook reader on my Android (4.4.4 KitKat, Moto g) phone. Can someone suggest a reader in which I can read all languages?
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Is there any app available for reading the books downloaded in PDF format?

I like to listen to audiobooks a lot. Is there application which can read the downloaded books directly? There are various app but you have to manually copy the paragraphs and then it reads for you. ...
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How to convert jarirreader format to PDF/Mobi

I do have a book extension is .jarirreader from https://jarirreader.com/ However I can't read / convert the book unless i open it with there app. here is the book structure. Images contains the ...
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How to open file daisy protected?

I downloaded a file daisy from the Internet Archive but it can't open by the program ( Setup-amis-U.S.English ) said protected ? So which program can open it just to read .. I tried the Adobe Digital ...
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Save reading percentage, bookmarks and highlights inside of epub file

Is there a way or a specific epub reader that can save highlights and bookmarks inside of the epub file. Basically I would like to have an app that works like kindle on different devices, so that my ...
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