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Old 08-06-2013, 04:23 AM   #16
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Old 09-01-2013, 12:29 AM   #17
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I've forgotten the Vox. I was expecting too much from it and I got real frustrated. It was terribly sluggish and required rebooting every few days. So I purchased a Samsung 10.1" tablet and am very happy with it. Haven't turned the Vox on since.

That said my primary reason for the Vox was to read a book in low light conditions. And that it did well. Then the Glo came out.

I will continue to purchase eInk readers though.
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Old 09-17-2013, 06:04 AM   #18
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Looks like I will not be buying Kobo hardware anymore - Quarterly bump
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Old 09-17-2013, 06:47 AM   #19
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Looks like I will not be buying Kobo hardware anymore - Quarterly bump
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Old 09-18-2013, 01:48 AM   #20
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Oh, I'm very happy with my Kobo eInk devices and will continue to purchase those. I just won't be buying their Android tablets.
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Old 05-28-2014, 06:35 AM   #21
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I finally put the Vox to rest as I found a good deal on a Nook HD+ and its brilliant! A serious upgrade in speed and size. I have an mSD card coming so I can make use of the dual boot and try out some custom roms.
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Old 05-28-2014, 06:43 AM   #22
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I put my vox to rest about Christmas 2012

the idea of it was nice, but it just seemed to get abandoned
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Old 06-03-2014, 08:33 PM   #23
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Interesting thread. Yes, the Vox is old hardware, running an old OS, but it does what it was intended to do. It's an e-reader with benefits. That's why I got it and it still does the job. What's the problem?
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Old 06-07-2014, 03:40 PM   #24
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I got a Vox donated to me after a friend upgraded to a 10" Sammy. It is mounted in our living room to control our lights (Philips Hue) and control everything else (Logitech Harmony) . With all the decent Android tablets, phablets and phones in our house it just seemed too weak to do anything else.
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Old 06-19-2014, 04:23 AM   #25
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Battery life is way down and those benefits are just too frustrating to deal with as well as a lack of support. The latest version of android has optimisations for lower specced devices which might have done wonders for the Vox but Kobo are extremely unlikely to offer us that.
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