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Old 01-28-2013, 04:25 PM   #61
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I've been wondering about this. Would a flexible screen be more susceptable to damage? Since it can be bent, can it be bent too far and creased?
From what I have seen on the subject, I dont think so. The flexible design that seems to be out there shows the screen being flexed to use as input. That said I would imagine that there would be a limit to the bend before destruction aspect that you suggest. I think the current format that kobo has is great. There fore the flexible screen would still be firm as we see it now. The benefit would be that if you cracked the top glass you could replace that cheaply with out the exspense of replacing the actual eink screen, just the protective layer we would see. It is just a thought.
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Old 01-28-2013, 04:26 PM   #62
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You don't even have to switch Wifi on, you can just go and do whatever it is that you were planning to do with the Wifi (sync; browse etc). If Wifi is off, it will say "Wifi is off! May I switch it on?" and all you have to do is tap "Yes." That's only one extra tap instead of the three or two that you're doing
I generally dont use the wifi, is this something that is common to the Kobo touch line, Touch through to mini?
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You don't even have to switch Wifi on, you can just go and do whatever it is that you were planning to do with the Wifi (sync; browse etc). If Wifi is off, it will say "Wifi is off! May I switch it on?" and all you have to do is tap "Yes." That's only one extra tap instead of the three or two that you're doing
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Old 01-29-2013, 03:48 AM   #64
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I generally dont use the wifi, is this something that is common to the Kobo touch line, Touch through to mini?
Yep, Touch, Glo and Mini have Wifi And handy browser to browse around in... though it's not officially supported yet, and you must not forget to type the "http://" when you type in a URL otherwise nothing happens (for a while there, I thought the browser was broken )

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Old 05-05-2013, 09:18 AM   #65
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I wonder What others think of their Kobo

Just curious what others are loving about the Aura
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Just curious what others are loving about the Aura
Aura is my first touch/night light ereader, so some of the things I love may be common to other readers.

1. Glo light!!!!! Amazing to read in bed in the dark
2. Touch screen
3. Calibre integration!! Love to be able to upload series info and custom bookshelves.
4. Reading life (I may be silly, but I do love the stats and awards. It is what makes Kobo one of my fav iPad reading apps, even though I can't have two columns in the landscape mode, which I really prefer for iPad).
5. Back shape. While I hate the fact that they chose a smooth plastic, I do like the folded back shape. It is comfortable to hold.
6. Color. I got the Espresso and LOVE it. It is exactly as I expected.
7. Home screen. Love that it is low on advertising other books and has lots of options to click on recent books (not just one) and even shelves and apps.

Really the only thing I dislike is the hard, smooth plastic of the case and the fact that the corners are not very curved. Give it and elegant look, but they cut into my hand more than a more rounded corner would.
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I generally dont use the wifi, is this something that is common to the Kobo touch line, Touch through to mini?
Most readers have wifi now. That doesn't mean you have to use them. I used it on my Mini to register it and update it, then turned it off, and I don't use it. I don't use it on my Kindles, either, ordinarily.
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