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  1. Everything you ever wanted to know about DRM and ebooks, but were afraid to ask.

    If you want to buy books from elsewhere and use them on a Kindle, you can strip the DRM from Kobo, B&N, or Google Play Books and then use Calibre to convert them to Amazon's proprietary format. It's easier to strip the DRM from Kobo and Google Play Books than it is from B&N, and sometimes, Google Play Books sells pdf files instead of epubs for some reason. So, Kobo is probably the easiest to deal with, but there's...
  2. Syncthing replaces proprietary sync and cloud services with something open, trustworthy and...

    Personally, I use an android tablet to read e-books. I purchase most of them from Kobo (though some from other places) and strip off the DRM. I then organize the files on my computer and use syncthing to sync the files to my tablet where I can read them with whatever epub reader I like.
  3. Ebook manager, viewer & converter

    If you want to buy books from elsewhere and use them on a Kindle, you can strip the DRM from Kobo, B&N, or Google Play Books and then use Calibre to convert them to Amazon's proprietary format. It's easier to strip the DRM from Kobo and Google Play Books than it is from B&N, and sometimes, Google Play Books sells pdf files instead of epubs for some reason. So, Kobo is probably the easiest to deal with, but there's...