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Old 10-27-2012, 03:10 PM   #31
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This is more like an enhanced user guide than a review...not saying it's bad or good though, good luck.
Yeah, I probably could have written a lot less on that User Interface section and I appreciate it does cover a lot, but that's why I hid a lot of it and left the summaries in place.

Anyway, I'm aiming to be more brief for the remaining sections.
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Pretty exhaustive review. Well done
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Old 10-28-2012, 09:27 AM   #33
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9littlebees, You have done a tremendous job of providing information on the KGlo and should be applauded for your work. I was wondering if When you complete your review if you would be able to provide a link to download the review as a non editable pdf so that we can read it at a more convienent pace? If its not too much trouble to do so that is.

regardless thank you for your efforts and so far its a very promissing review.

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Old 10-28-2012, 09:48 AM   #34
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9littlebees, You have done a tremendous job of providing information on the KGlo and should be applauded for your work. I was wondering if When you complete your review if you would be able to provide a link to download the review as a non editable pdf so that we can read it at a more convienent pace? If its not too much trouble to do so that is.

regardless thank you for your efforts and so far its a very promissing review.

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Thanks guys. Jack, a PDF would not be a problem, though I will need to spend a bit of time with the styling so that it actually looks half decent. I'll plan this in at the very end, and provide a link to it at the top of the first post.

Oh, and thank you kindly for the Karma, Jack!
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Old 10-28-2012, 12:12 PM   #35
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Might I suggest that if you intend to make a downloadable version, that rather than PDF you go for an ePub?
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Might I suggest that if you intend to make a downloadable version, that rather than PDF you go for an ePub?
ePub, eh? Why not? Though I'll do it in addition to a PDF. I've been wanting to create an ePub for a while, and this would be a good opportunity.
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Old 12-18-2012, 01:39 PM   #37
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Quick note to say I've left an update on the first post explaining my delay in finishing this review.

TL;DR - I'm finishing my final project for a C Programming course tomorrow night and because of Christmas won't be able to return to this review until the new year.

Apologies to all those who were expecting a finished review in October.

Happy Christmas,
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Old 12-25-2012, 02:49 PM   #38
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Hello everybody. I've just unwrapped my kobo glo. I had a kindle 3 but it died for screen breaking. First thing I've noticed: you can't add bookmarks. Am I right or is it just that I still haven't managed to find them?
second thing: search function inside the book. Let's say I want to go to a certain page, but I don't know the location, I just know a word, or a phrase. I use the search function, find the word I'm looking for, but when i try to go there it doesn't go exactly there. why's that?
3: how can I fetch my annotations and my higlights? I mean when I plug the device to my computer? is there a file? How can I read it?
4: my kindle battery lasted a month (give or take) and I read more than 2 hours a day (more or less). How long does the kobo battery last?

Thanks in advance for any suggestion
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Old 12-25-2012, 03:17 PM   #39
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Hello everybody. I've just unwrapped my kobo glo. I had a kindle 3 but it died for screen breaking. First thing I've noticed: you can't add bookmarks. Am I right or is it just that I still haven't managed to find them?
second thing: search function inside the book. Let's say I want to go to a certain page, but I don't know the location, I just know a word, or a phrase. I use the search function, find the word I'm looking for, but when i try to go there it doesn't go exactly there. why's that?
3: how can I fetch my annotations and my higlights? I mean when I plug the device to my computer? is there a file? How can I read it?
4: my kindle battery lasted a month (give or take) and I read more than 2 hours a day (more or less). How long does the kobo battery last?

Thanks in advance for any suggestion
1 - to bookmark you just tap in the top right corner of the page and it will "dog ear" it (looks like you bent over the corner of the page). To get back to it tap the middle bottom and you can find them under annotations.

2 - as long as you are using show on page it should get you to the proper page, but there is currently a bug in some epubs that mean it isn't going to the proper page when reopening a book. Wonder if this is related.

3 - no direct easy way to do this, but if do a search you'll find some work arounds.

4 - battery life might be slightly shorter, but should get you a good long time.
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Old 12-25-2012, 04:50 PM   #40
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1 - to bookmark you just tap in the top right corner of the page and it will "dog ear" it (looks like you bent over the corner of the page). To get back to it tap the middle bottom and you can find them under annotations.

2 - as long as you are using show on page it should get you to the proper page, but there is currently a bug in some epubs that mean it isn't going to the proper page when reopening a book. Wonder if this is related.

3 - no direct easy way to do this, but if do a search you'll find some work arounds.

4 - battery life might be slightly shorter, but should get you a good long time.
Thanks a lot robko. You've been enlightening. I hope I'll be able to make up for the annotations problem through calibre's function "fetch the annotations"
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Old 12-25-2012, 07:29 PM   #41
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Thanks a lot robko. You've been enlightening. I hope I'll be able to make up for the annotations problem through calibre's function "fetch the annotations"
Calibre's fetch annotations function adds the annotations to the comments field in calibre. You are probably better getting the annotations file from the device. Search for my posts with "annot" and "xml" in them for details.
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Old 12-26-2012, 04:09 AM   #42
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Calibre's fetch annotations function adds the annotations to the comments field in calibre. You are probably better getting the annotations file from the device. Search for my posts with "annot" and "xml" in them for details.
Thanks David, I tried last time, but I couldn't find that file. I'll try again and see what's the best solution.
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Thanks David, I tried last time, but I couldn't find that file. I'll try again and see what's the best solution.
It should be in the "Digital Editions\Annotations" directory on the device. Inside that, it is the same as where the epub is on the drive.

I did assume an epub. If you are reading a kepub, the annotations are in the database.
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Hello.
One more question: How come I set the option "standby - never" and it keeps going at that mode when I slide the power off?
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The option is "Automatically go to sleep after". Setting that to "Never" means that it won't go into sleep mode automatically. It doesn't affect what the switch does. Pushing the switch over puts the device to sleep. Hold the switch for a few seconds to turn it off.

Or have I missed what you are asking?
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