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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 [...]

Kobo steps in with Tesco for Blinkbox Books

By Paul St John Mackintosh
January 30, 2015 // 0 Comments

After the lamentable news that UK supermarket chain Tesco was about to simply shutter its Blinkbox Books ebook platform, with no buyer or alternative operator in sight, Kobo has stepped up to take over the Blinbox titles, and customers. According to the reports, Kobo did not offer any money to [...]

Review: Kobo for Android

By libertyc
September 5, 2012 // 3 Comments

Last week I posted a review of the Amazon Kindle e-reading app for Android phones and tablets. This week I look at the other big(ish) name in e-book distribution to provide an Android platform: Kobo. Not having a dedicated Kobo device to compare it with, I tested the app on its own merits … [...]

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