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Kobo Aura
« on: July 13, 2013, 02:51 PM »
Thinking about getting a Kobo Aura. Just wondering what other people's experiences have been like with this device.
 

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Re: Kobo Aura
« Reply #1 on: July 15, 2013, 02:02 AM »
Well, I've had a chance to play with one at my local high street electronics retailer as I was considering getting a new eReader.

In all honestly, the build of the Kobo Aura is OK, it feels heavy when compared to my Sony PRS-350 eReader.  It has a front lit LED which illumiates the eInk screen, it uses the same IR sensors that are used on my Sony PRS-350 to detect touch gestures.  It does support a wide varity of book formats epub, mobi, CBR, CBZ, pdf, rtf, html and txt files.  It can also read MS Word files.  It does not have any audio support.  It comes with 4GB internal storage and a microSDCard explansion slot.  It has Wi-Fi support so you can use it to surf the net.  It comes with both Chess and Sudoku games.

The only downside is that you have to use either Calibre or Kobo to add/remove books from the device or just add them to a microSDCard.  The Kobo Aura like the rest of it's predecessors does not support native USB mounting so you cann't use it as a standard USB flash to transfer files.
 

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Re: Kobo Aura
« Reply #2 on: July 15, 2013, 07:19 AM »
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Well, I've had a chance to play with one at my local high street electronics retailer as I was considering getting a new eReader.

In all honestly, the build of the Kobo Aura is OK, it feels heavy when compared to my Sony PRS-350 eReader.  It has a front lit LED which illumiates the eInk screen, it uses the same IR sensors that are used on my Sony PRS-350 to detect touch gestures.  It does support a wide varity of book formats epub, mobi, CBR, CBZ, pdf, rtf, html and txt files.  It can also read MS Word files.  It does not have any audio support.  It comes with 4GB internal storage and a microSDCard explansion slot.  It has Wi-Fi support so you can use it to surf the net.  It comes with both Chess and Sudoku games.

The only downside is that you have to use either Calibre or Kobo to add/remove books from the device or just add them to a microSDCard.  The Kobo Aura like the rest of it's predecessors does not support native USB mounting so you cann't use it as a standard USB flash to transfer files.

Ask DG? these question and he become those tech show host :) :D
 

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Re: Kobo Aura
« Reply #3 on: July 15, 2013, 11:22 AM »
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Ask DG? these question and he become those tech show host :) :D

Tune in on the next segment when I will reveal the intimate details of ninjumper's love life!  :D  :D  :D ;D
 

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Re: Kobo Aura
« Reply #4 on: July 15, 2013, 09:52 PM »
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Tune in on the next segment when I will reveal the intimate details of ninjumper's love life!  :D  :D  :D ;D
Is it already on internet ???
 

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Re: Kobo Aura
« Reply #5 on: July 16, 2013, 01:54 AM »
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Is it already on internet ???

Why yes it is, I even posted the segment on youtube?  Which includes that video of you and Frenchy in a very strange postion....  :D :D :D
 

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« Reply #6 on: July 16, 2013, 08:20 AM »
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Why yes it is, I even posted the segment on youtube?  Which includes that video of you and Frenchy in a very strange postion....  :D :D :D
Me and Frenchy   ???.
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Damn it! how did you get those, i don't even have them myself :P
« Last Edit: July 16, 2013, 09:48 PM by ninjumper »
 

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Re: Kobo Aura
« Reply #7 on: July 16, 2013, 11:07 AM »
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Me and Frenchy   ???.
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Damn it! how are you get those, i don't even have them myself :P

[You know very well what you and Frenchy were doing, you were making a hell of allot of noise too! 
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Well as everybody here already knows I am a man with exceptional computer and technlogical skills. ;D
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Re: Kobo Aura
« Reply #8 on: July 16, 2013, 10:14 PM »
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[You know very well what you and Frenchy were doing, you were making a hell of allot of noise too! 
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We will sue the hacker and send him to some camp without anything electronic or maybe make him Amish :P
 

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Re: Kobo Aura
« Reply #9 on: July 17, 2013, 01:45 AM »
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I take that as you admitting that the people on that youtube video is indeed you and Frenchy!  :D

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We will sue the hacker and send him to some camp without anything electronic or maybe make him Amish :P

Good luck, I've heard he is in Witness Protection and can be found.  ;D
 

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Re: Kobo Aura
« Reply #10 on: July 17, 2013, 08:48 AM »
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I take that as you admitting that the people on that youtube video is indeed you and Frenchy!  :D
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Good luck, I've heard he is in Witness Protection and can be found.  ;D
OH don't worry we will kill that guy, i just get me myself jason bourne aura  :D
 

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Re: Kobo Aura
« Reply #11 on: July 18, 2013, 01:37 AM »
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You are just digging yourself into a much deeper pit!  ;D

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OH don't worry we will kill that guy, i just get me myself jason bourne aura  :D

You do relies that Jason Bourne spent most of his time running away from his past and hunting those who were responsible for creating him right?  I don't see how channeling Jason Bourne is gonna help you find somebody in Witness Protection?  :P
 

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You do relies that Jason Bourne spent most of his time running away from his past and hunting those who were responsible for creating him right?  I don't see how channeling Jason Bourne is gonna help you find somebody in Witness Protection?  :P
well, those who made jason bourne, also have access to witness protection program.  >:D
otherwise, i'll have to wing my Agent 47  in it.
 

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Re: Kobo Aura
« Reply #13 on: July 18, 2013, 07:15 AM »
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well, those who made jason bourne, also have access to witness protection program.  >:D
otherwise, i'll have to wing my Agent 47  in it.

Actually the CIA has nothing to do with the Witness Protection Program, the US Marshalls are the ones who handle that.  I don't see how an geneticall enhanced assassin with a really shiny head can find me!  :D
 

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« Reply #14 on: July 18, 2013, 07:24 AM »
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Actually the CIA has nothing to do with the Witness Protection Program, the US Marshalls are the ones who handle that.  I don't see how an geneticall enhanced assassin with a really shiny head can find me!  :D
So, you say you're the one to be blamed for stealing
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and posting them on youtube.
Don't worry Then i'll use Marshall to get to you :P
 

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Re: Kobo Aura
« Reply #15 on: July 18, 2013, 11:29 AM »
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So, you say you're the one to be blamed for stealing
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and posting them on youtube.
Don't worry Then i'll use Marshall to get to you :P

Why would I want to watch you and Frenchy do the nasty over and over again!?!?  :P :-\

I don't think that will happen since I am a witness in a very high profile case!
 

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