Kobo Glo

Weekend Links: Time enough for reading? Inside the Kobo Glo HD

By Joanna Cabot
April 26, 2015 // 0 Comments

What’s So Great About Young Writers? (NYT) I have an interest in the nurturing of “late blooming” writers. I have long grumbled about the conflation of the words “young” and [...]

Morning Links: Kobo Glo HD worth upgrading? Crowd-funding challenges

By Joanna Cabot
April 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

Is the Kobo Glo HD Worth the Upgrade? (GoodeReader) Today, we ask the question, is the upcoming Kobo Glo HD a must buy? *** So You Want to Read Up on Hillary Clinton (Book Riot) Consider this your [...]

Weekend Links: Kobo Glo discontinued. Five best audiobook services

By Joanna Cabot
March 1, 2015 // 0 Comments

The Kobo Glo is Now Discontinued (GoodeReader) The Glo is now officially discontinued. *** Five Best Audiobook Services (Lifehacker) This week, we’re looking at five of the best audiobook [...]

Kindle Paperwhite In-Depth, Part 3: The Final Verdict

By Joanna Cabot
May 21, 2014 // 1 Comment

Yesterday, I highlighted some Kindle-only features I particularly liked. Today, I will talk about some quirks which were less appealing, and then give my final verdict. Will I be keeping the Kindle [...]

Kobo Glo: A Port After the Storm

By libertyc
December 24, 2013 // 2 Comments

I’m sitting in a coffee shop right now, typing this on my phone (which is sharing a power bar with six other phones) and enjoying my first hot drink since Saturday. We have had no power since [...]

Pocket for Kobo: A Quick How-To and Review

By libertyc
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. [...]

Do You Have Gadget Regret?

By libertyc
November 19, 2013 // 7 Comments

The iPad Air has me regretting my Mini a little. When I got the Mini, I was in search of the lightest and smallest Apple tablet I could get. Now that the Air is out though, I am reconsidering. A [...]

My Summer of Ergonomics Begins!

By libertyc
June 20, 2013 // 2 Comments

I am delighted—but nervous—to officially be on summer holiday! I’m looking forward to a less structured schedule, and I have plenty to keep me busy. But unfortunately, most of this stuff is [...]

Morning Links: E-Publishing Stories You May Have Missed

By libertyc
April 18, 2013 // 0 Comments

Kobo Aura HD and Kobo Glo Video Comparison (Good e-Reader) Authors Guild Shuts Itself Off from Criticism as People Realize it Represents Publishers, Not Authors (Techdirt) Pocket Adds ‘Send [...]

Kobo to Launch New HD E-Reader

By libertyc
April 16, 2013 // 2 Comments

I woke up this morning to the news that Kobo is launching a new HD reader! The ‘Aura HD‘ has the same glow technology as the excellent flagship Kobo Glo, but has a bigger 6.8 inch screen [...]

Morning Links — e-book news and e-reader tests

By libertyc
February 6, 2013 // 0 Comments

Myth: The e-book market will be won on hardware (The Digital Reader) Kobo Glo & Cybook Odyssey Reading Tests (Good e-Reader) The Real Cost of e-books for Libraries (Digital Book World) Can Barnes [...]

Kobo Arc: First Impressions

By libertyc
November 21, 2012 // 0 Comments

I got my hands on a Kobo Arc today! A co-worker bought one and wanted my help setting it up. She’s a complete e-book newbie, and was persuaded to buy the Arc because she travels a lot, and [...]

Review: Kobo Glo with SleepCover

By libertyc
November 19, 2012 // 5 Comments

There’s a new e-reader in the house! I had been eying the Kobo Glo with some envy ever since it came out. It seemed like Amazon’s readers kept getting thicker and chunkier-looking, while [...]

Marketing Matters: An important lesson in attracting newbie readers

By libertyc
November 19, 2012 // 0 Comments

I learned an important lesson today about attracting readers who are new to e-devices: marketing matters. Case in point: A co-worker who came in this morning, and proudly told me she’d bought [...]

Kobo Touch, Re-Revisited

By libertyc
November 8, 2012 // 3 Comments

I first reviewed the Kobo Touch in mid-2011, and recently got my hands on one again. My Beloved is upgrading to an Android tablet, and offered me his Kobo for selling, trading, using, or whatever [...]

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