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Old 04-23-2013, 01:20 PM   #61
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Location 48, the super secret dark place where the souls of Kindle users are taken and experimented upon?
yeah Amazon doesn't believe in page numbers they give you location with some number you must decipher. It drives me crazy.
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Old 04-24-2013, 06:56 AM   #62
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Actually you do get page numbers, now. Just tap at the top, and then a bar pops up at the bottom that shows a lot of info, including page # of page#. It's very nice. This is for both the Touch and the Paperwhite.

Has the Glo ever gone on sale? Is there a way to hack it so more of the page is used for text and less for the bottom empty space? (I hacked my kindles for margin control).
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With the standard reader you can use the full screen with no margins on top and sides, but the smallest margin on the bottom I could achieve was about 1cm.

If you install the ported kindlepdfviewer from the dev forum you can use the complete screen, but the currently ported version is still a bit problematic on touch devices.
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With the standard reader you can use the full screen with no margins on top and sides, but the smallest margin on the bottom I could achieve was about 1cm.
Can anyone provide a picture of this? Also that applies to kepubs, side loaded epubs, or both?
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Take a look here for a general idea, the small margin on top and the sides in can be removed aswell, but I find it more comfortable this way.

This is for sideloaded epubs, I don't work with kepubs so no idea if it works aswell.
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Old 04-24-2013, 09:30 AM   #66
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Take a look here for a general idea, the small margin on top and the sides in can be removed aswell, but I find it more comfortable this way.

This is for sideloaded epubs, I don't work with kepubs so no idea if it works aswell.
Thanks, that does look VERY good. I may start with a Mini, to get a feel for the Kobo software, since it's the cheapest but the software is the same as the Glo and the Aura.

Edit: yep, getting a good deal on a Kobo Mini. If I like it, then I will get a Glo or an Aura later in the year.

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Old 04-24-2013, 01:23 PM   #67
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Actually you do get page numbers, now. Just tap at the top, and then a bar pops up at the bottom that shows a lot of info, including page # of page#. It's very nice. This is for both the Touch and the Paperwhite.

Has the Glo ever gone on sale? Is there a way to hack it so more of the page is used for text and less for the bottom empty space? (I hacked my kindles for margin control).


I didn't know that. I have always hated the "Loc" and have always wanted page numbers!!!

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Old 04-30-2013, 08:33 AM   #68
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I've got the Mini, and I love it. Except for the small lists/menus. I want a Glo! I may not wait very long. I am really impressed with what I have done using Calibre to make the Mini display books the way I want them to. And of course, the text customizations.

My Glo has been shipped.

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I had a Kindle before and now a Kobo Glo. To be honest I fall in love with it!! Really, the best e-reader I never see. Especially with the last Firmware 2.5.1.

Kobo made a great job!
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Especially with the last Firmware 2.5.1.

Kobo made a great job!
You can access the keyboard of the dictionaries with this firmware ?

Click on the arrow to access closes the dictionary in many people.

Its a great job ?

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With my kindle, during 2 years I never get any update from Amazon. This is not the case with Kobo that provides updates on a regular basis.

On the other hand, I agree with you that the Kobo firmware is less mature and that they should hire some additional testers ;-)

Personally I don't use this functionnality, so this last firmware fulfill my needs. Hope that they will provides a new update soon to fix this issue.
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For those in Australia, it seems Office Works is now selling the Glo for $149 with free shipping. Not a big price drop but still cheaper than $159 at Collins, Harvey Norman etc. Some of them also charge the shipping fee on top of the order.
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For those in Australia, it seems Office Works is now selling the Glo for $149 with free shipping.
I got mine from OW last year for $131 with a price match (OW gives extra -5%) to Harris Tech.
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Same here. And HT still have them at $138. The price matching should still work.
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Same here. And HT still have them at $138. The price matching should still work.
What is "HT"?

Sorry, just saw "Harris Tech"

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