Kobo Reader

Stuff picks the best e-readers of 2015

By Chris Meadows
August 21, 2015 // 0 Comments

The UK magazine Stuff has an extensive review of the current crop of e-reader devices from all the major manufacturers available in the UK—the Kindle Paperwhite, Voyage, and basic Kindle, the Kobo Glow HD and Aura H2O, the Nook Glowlight, and the Bookeen Cybook Ocean. They put a good deal of [ on]

The trials of downloading a Kobo book

By Joanna Cabot
August 21, 2015 // 6 Comments

All these years into my e-book journey, there is one question the Kobo people still have not been able to answer for me: Why does it have to be so hard? Why, Kobo? The Beloved has an office manager with a Kobo, and he regularly brings it home for me to ‘help’ her with one seemingly [ on]

Creating Collections on the Kobo Reader

By Juli Monroe
July 16, 2015 // 1 Comment

We’ve written about creating and managing Collections on Kindles and the Kindle app, but did you Kobo readers know you can also create collections? It’s easy. 1. Go to your Kobo Home Screen and Select Library–>My Collections 2. Select New Collection 3. Name your new Collection [ on]

Pocket for Kobo: A Quick How-To and Review

By Joanna Cabot
December 3, 2013 // 1 Comment

My Kobo Glo updated itself last night and I immediately noticed a new feature: integration with Pocket, a web clipping app which allows you to save web pages, articles and so on to read offline. Setting Up Pocket for Kobo Once you’ve saved something on one device (such as a phone or computer) [ on]

Kobo Developers Stress Not to Upgrade to Kobo Touch 2.1.1 Firmware

By By a TeleRead Contributor
September 13, 2012 // 0 Comments

From Good E-Reader: Official Kobo Developers have told [Good E-Reader] today that they are discouraging people from updating to the latest firmware for the Kobo Touch. The new 2.1.1 firmware was leaked online and a number of users have installed it. There are various bugs with cover art and fonts [ on]

Kobo sells refurbished Kobo Wi Fi for $49

By Chris Meadows
December 13, 2011 // 0 Comments

eBookNewser reports that Kobo is selling $49 refurbished units of its Kobo Wi Fi reader, the non-touch-capable e-ink reader that it sold before the Kobo Touch. That’s a savings of $40 over list price. The reader appears to come with Kobo’s one-year standard warranty. I bought one of these [ on]

Kobo will ship $99.99 ad-supported version of Kobo Touch e-reader

By Chris Meadows
November 12, 2011 // 0 Comments

When I first pointed out that Amazon was moving the price goal posts of its e-readers by referring to the with-ads price as the default rather than the ad-free price, I wondered whether other e-book sellers would be able to follow suit. Now it seems that one has. Kobo will knock $40 off the price [ on]

Kobo Vox to be 7-inch Android color e-reader tablet

By Chris Meadows
September 30, 2011 // 2 Comments

More information has emerged about the Kobo Vox device we mentioned the other day, thanks to a quickly-yanked premature listing on Canadian Best Buy subsidiary Future Shop. The Vox will apparently be Kobo’s entry into the 7” color Android reader market currently occupied by the Nook Color and [ on]

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