Kobo Mini

Technology: No Big Deal Anymore?

By libertyc
July 16, 2013 // 0 Comments

I posted earlier about the computer shopping that’s been going on in my family lately. Well, gadget lusts strikes again—the Beloved’s mother showed me a 900-page doorstopper of a historical fiction novel she plans to take on an airplane with her, and I commented that it would be so [...]

Kobo Mini on sale for $39.99 until July 18

By libertyc
June 23, 2013 // 6 Comments

Want to do a “little” reading? Kobo has just put its Kobo Mini 5” e-ink reader on sale for 50% off until July 18th—$39.99 rather than $79.99. Light, touch-sensitive, Wi-FI capable, and 2 GB of on-board storage. It even has a built-in very basic web browser akin to the Kindle’s. Of course, [...]

E-Reader Price War Breaks Out in UK as Kobo Chases Nook Down

By libertyc
June 17, 2013 // 2 Comments

WHSmith, the UK high street bookstore and stationery chain, has hit a new low in e-reader retailing—price-wise—with a deal on the Kobo Mini e-reader for just £29.99 ($47.07), down from its original £49.99 ($78.45) retail price. WHSmith, known to Brits as just Smiths, is also handing out [...]

The World's Smallest E-Reader?

By Dan Eldridge
January 26, 2013 // 4 Comments

If you haven’t already seen it, run—don’t walk!—over to this post from The Digital Reader, where our pal Nate has a review of what he’s referring to as “the world’s smallest e-reader,” the TrekStor Pyrus Mini. And let me tell you, this thing [...]

Kobo Launches Canadian Indie Publisher Promo — Updated

By Dan Eldridge
January 24, 2013 // 0 Comments

From the Ontario Book Publishers Organization (OBPO) today comes a bit of interesting news about a ten-day e-book promo that kicks off today on Kobo’s Canadian site, Kobo.ca, which apparently involves an opportunity to win either a Kobo Arc or a Kobo Mini. (More on that later in the post.) [...]

Starting this Friday, save $20 on the Kobo Mini e-reader

By Dan Eldridge
January 21, 2013 // 3 Comments

Our friends over at Good E-Reader alerted us this morning to a Valentine’s  Day promotion that’s being planned by the good folks at Kobo: Starting this Friday, January 25, and running all the way through Valentine’s Day (Thursday, February 14), the fantastic and [...]

Morning Roundup — Stories you may have missed

By libertyc
October 9, 2012 // 1 Comment

Kobo Mini/Glo/Touch Triparison (Good E-Reader) The eBook: Deja Vu all Over Again? (Tech Crunch) Changes for Retailers as eBook Revolution Moves Abroad (Paid Content) Hands-on with the Amazon Kindle Paperwhite (ZDnet) Kindle Daily Deal: Mariana by Susanna Kearsley {and} Heaven is for Real by Todd [...]

Kobo Mini and Kobo Glo: First impressions

By libertyc
October 5, 2012 // 12 Comments

I was at Indigo the other day while they were setting up the new Kobo readers and I got to play with both the Glo and the Mini. My overall verdict: I was impressed! I don’t agree with all of the choices Kobo has made with their software, but they are more ‘personal preference’ [...]

Daily Roundup — Stories you may have missed

By libertyc
October 4, 2012 // 0 Comments

Kobo Mini and Glo Shortage Strikes Canada (Good E-Reader) Kindle Paperwhite Sold Out Until November (GigaOM) I Love My Kindle but it Drives Me Crazy (Tech Drive) Ebook Publishing Platforms Are a Joke (Future Book) Kindle Daily Deal: For the King’s Favor by Elizabeth Chadwick (&) Ashfall [...]

Morning Roundup — Links To Start Your Day

By libertyc
September 24, 2012 // 0 Comments

Chapters will Have the Kobo Mini & Glo September 30th (Good E-Reader) >>> Nintendo 3DS to get Bookstore in Japan (The Digital Reader) How Indie Bookstores Failed to Recognize the Buying Power of the Mass-Market Reader (Dear Author) Going Blind? DRM will Dim Your World (Boing Boing) [...]

Kobo and Kindle Announcements: The morning after …

By libertyc
September 7, 2012 // 14 Comments

TeleRead did a great job bringing you all the news from the Kobo and Kindle press events yesterday. Now that the dust has settled a little, how are people feeling about the new stuff on its way? A few trends I feel are worth commenting on: GEOGRAPHY MATTERS I personally think the Kindle is a [...]

Kobo Announces Its New Line of E-Readers

By libertyc
September 6, 2012 // 11 Comments

A fair amount of important news related to e-books broke today, but due to hoopla surrounding the Amazon press conference that took place in Santa Monica this morning, much of it didn’t receive quite the amount of attention it probably would have on any other day. For starters, Kobo made a [...]

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