kobo touch

Kobo Touch, Re-Revisited

By Joanna Cabot
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 purpose I wished. Since the Touch has been upgraded to a firmware version that is almost the same as [ on]

Morning Roundup — Stories you may have missed

By Joanna Cabot
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 [ on]

Morning Roundup – Stories you may have missed

By Joanna Cabot
October 2, 2012 // 0 Comments

Kobo Touch vs Kobo Glo (Good E-Reader) More Mobile Devices Equals More News Consumption, Says Study (Paid Content) Educational Fair Dealing Shows Why Access Copyright has Little Value (Michael Geist) Why Restrictions on Fair Use Are Sometimes Important (Scholarly Kitchen) Kindle Daily Deal: What [ on]

E-Book Ergonomics: Best Practices?

By Joanna Cabot
September 12, 2012 // 7 Comments

I was working only part-time over the summer, and had a lot more time for reading than I usually do. I found, to my dismay, that about halfway through July, I started getting wrist issues: pain when I typed for long periods, numbness and tingling at night and other troublesome symptoms. What was [ on]

Kobo and Kindle Announcements: The morning after …

By Joanna Cabot
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 [ on]

Kobo Announces Its New Line of E-Readers

By Dan Eldridge
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 [ on]

REVIEW: Kindle Touch E-Reader

By Joanna Cabot
August 6, 2012 // 3 Comments

This is my fourth Kindle reader, so I’m an old hat by now. Most of the others have gone to family over the years. My most recent Kindle was the Kindle 4, which I sold on Craigslist in a pique of decluttering after spending most of the school year snatching short little reading breaks on my [ on]

Kobo Touch firmware upgraded to 2.0 and Desktop to 3.0

By Paul Biba
July 10, 2012 // 7 Comments

Here are the details: Kobo Touch:• Revamped home screen makes finding books easier• Pin books to a Wishlist so you can buy them later• Create custom book shelves• Get personalized book recommendations• “Find books similar to the ones in your library• French dictionary• Improved [ on]

Kobo seeks to beat Amazon to Japanese marketplace with Kobo Touch

By Chris Meadows
June 23, 2012 // 0 Comments

The Japanese paper Asahi Shimbun reports that Rakuten, the Japanese company that bought Canadian outfit Kobo, is going to try to beat Amazon to market in Japan by introducing the Kobo Touch there in July before Amazon is able to bring out its Kindle Touch there later this year. "As a Japanese [ on]

Kobo eReader Touch software update v1.9.17 is here!

By Paul Biba
March 19, 2012 // 0 Comments

Kobo eReader Touch software update v1.9.17 is here!: ” Don’t miss this newest Kobo Touch eReader software update – connect and update your eReaders now! Enjoy a more responsive and faster reading experience with improved page-turn taps and other improvements. Also in this update, you have [ on]

Kobo Touch eReader chosen as Editor’s Pick by Wired Magazine

By Paul Biba
December 16, 2011 // 0 Comments

From the Kobo blog: We are thrilled to announce that Kobo Touch eReader took the top honours and was named Wired Magazine’s Editor’s Pick! Kobo Touch design was described as “handsome and comfortable”, its touch screen as “fastest and most responsive” and our user experience was [ on]

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