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The first thing you should always do is look in your devices manual if there is a recommended way of cleaning (or doing anything else). It is probably the best way to avoid problems with your warranty (in case something goes wrong). If you don't have your PRS-650 manual any more you can find it (googling sony prs 650 support) on-line on the Manual, Specs ...


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After a little research, I came across this post. It details two different ways to clean eReader screens. One for E-Ink screens and one for LCD screens. The Coles notes version for E-Ink screens: Use a dry cloth or dampen a cloth with water (microfiber preferred). Do not apply water directly. Carefully wipe screen with cloth and allow to dry before using. ...


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If the book has not a DRM and you are free to edit/convert it, you can use Calibre to convert to the same format (i.e. you can use an .epub as a source file and still convert to an .epub output. In the Heuristic processing tab make sure to enable both the processing and Remove unnecessary hyphenation; if you want you can also enable other options here if ...


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There's a plugin called Modify ePub which could remove Calibre bookmarks. But I haven't tried it myself.


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Such hard hyphens are usually the result of a bad conversion from pdf to epub/mobi. I got them in books I regularly bought, so it's not a problem of piracy: my impression is that even today publishers start with a pdf file (made with InDesign or similar), and they forgot that some words are hyphenated. If the book had no DRM, sometimes I decided to use Sigil ...


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