|12-11-2012, 09:58 PM||#1|
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: New Zealand
Device: Kobo Glo
Frontlight + touchscreen + moths
When reading in the dark with my Kobo Glo moths are attracted to the light, and even the small ones are big enough to activate the touch screen and turn pages. Must be time to invest in an insect screen for my windows.
|12-11-2012, 11:44 PM||#2|
Join Date: Sep 2011
Device: Sony PRS-T1
You should file a bug report with the Glo developers. I'm sure that they'll get a laugh, especially if they know about the history of computer bugs. (The term was popularized by Grace Hopper after she found a moth in the Harvard Mark II computer.)
|12-12-2012, 12:02 AM||#3|
GranPohbah-Fezzes r cool!
Join Date: Jul 2010
Device: Nook STRs, Kobo Touch, Kobo Glo
Sounds like you need to invest in an insect screen for your Kobo, not your windows!
If you go to eBay, you can find them from the same guy that sells the screen doors for submarines.
Last edited by TechniSol; 12-12-2012 at 12:08 AM.
|12-12-2012, 01:47 AM||#5|
Life's a beach!
Join Date: May 2012
Device: Blackberry Playbook, Sony 650, Kobo Glo, Kobo H2O
One hates to think where you are when you're reading in the dark ......
Our large bogong moths are considered a delicacy here, amongst those in the know.
Last edited by Lynx-lynx; 12-12-2012 at 01:50 AM.
|12-12-2012, 02:16 AM||#6|
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: France, Normandy, Gisors
Device: kobo Touch, Kobo Glo, Kobo Aura 6", Kobo Glo HD
In France, at that time of year, should you find a moth, it would be very strange... This morning we had 10°C below zero in Normandy...
|12-12-2012, 05:39 PM||#7|
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: San Borja (Lima), Peru
Device: Kindle PW2(WiFi) / FireHD; Kindle DXG; Kobo-Glo,Mini; Ipad Air, Voyage
All you need to do now is to train them to let them know when you've finished reading a page.
Sounds like a win-win situation to me.
|12-12-2012, 06:21 PM||#8|
Join Date: Nov 2010
Device: Kindle PaperWhite 1st Gen, iPad 2, iPhone 5S
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