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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 [...]

The best e-book app on iPad? Kindle, says one blogger

By Chris Meadows
August 19, 2015 // 2 Comments

For years now, Apple has enforced a click-through requirement on e-book apps on the iPad—they can’t sell the books directly from their app without giving Apple a cut, so they have to send them to [...]

How safe is it to leave Kindles, Kobos and other E Ink devices in the car? Or in the sun for a long time?

By David Rothman
August 18, 2015 // 2 Comments

The word from E Ink is apparently, “Very safe.” The company brags about “Comprehensive environmental robustness based on multi-year investment in sealant methods, moisture protection, UV block [...]

Independent bookstore Kobo e-book partnership fizzles

By Chris Meadows
August 5, 2015 // 0 Comments

The Denver Post checks in with independent bookstores taking part in the American Booksellers Association and Kobo’s program to allow independent bookstores to sell e-books. It finds out that the [...]

Creating Collections on the Kobo Reader

By Juli Monroe, TeleRead
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 [...]

Morning Links: New Kobo Firmware Update. Getting Reviewed by the NYT

By Juli Monroe, TeleRead
June 12, 2015 // 0 Comments

Firmware Update 3.16 Released for Kobo Glo HD and Kobo Touch (The eBook Reader) Kobo has started rolling out a new software update, version 3.16.0. Unlike most updates, this one is only being issued [...]

Kobo, American Booksellers Association launch ‘eRead Local’ promotion to boost bookstore e-book sales

By Chris Meadows
May 27, 2015 // 3 Comments

Kobo is launching a new program in conjunction with the American Booksellers Association to promote the sale of e-books in independent bookstores, reports Publishers Weekly. “eRead Local” will [...]

Exactly how waterproof is the Kobo H2O e-reader? Find out before you hit the beach

By David Rothman
May 24, 2015 // 0 Comments

Several decades ago Arthur C. Clarke reminded a friend and me that e-book devices might develop amnesia if dropped in the bathtub. Well, time passes. I myself own a dandy waterpoof case for my Kindle [...]

Morning Links: Judy Blume advocates for library. Books which began as blogs

By Joanna Cabot
April 30, 2015 // 0 Comments

Four Indie Books That Began as Blogs (IndieReader) Check out this handful of great (gorgeous!) indie books that got their start as blogs. *** Is Agency Ebook Pricing Suppressing Sales? Hard to Say [...]

Weekend Links: Kobo H2O vs. Kobo Glo HD. Digital summer reading programs.

By Joanna Cabot
April 12, 2015 // 0 Comments

Trying On Apple Watch, Including $17K Edition (Video) (Re/Code) The hands-on experience began yesterday at Apple Stores around the world, so I visited my local Apple Store in Washington, D.C., to see [...]

Morning Links: Kindle Unlimited illegal in France. Tablets aren’t rotting kid’s brains

By Joanna Cabot
February 20, 2015 // 1 Comment

Kindle Unlimited Ruled Illegal in France (Ink, Bits & Pixels) In a move that surprises no one, the government of France announced today that subscription ebook services, including Kindle [...]

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 [...]

Morning Links: Kobo singled out in Canadian investigation. Apple Watch details surface

By Joanna Cabot
January 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

Khan Academy for iPad Updates with Over 150,000 Exercises (Lifehacker) Khan Academy has had an iPad app for a while, but it didn’t offer any of the actual training exercises available on the [...]

Morning Links: Scalzi on subscriptions. 2014 a big year for cloud

By Joanna Cabot
December 29, 2014 // 0 Comments

9 Reasons for Optimism for the Future of Journalism Education (Media Shift) Back in October, I delivered opening remarks at the Reynolds Journalism Institute’s Green Shoots in Journalism Education [...]

Morning Roundup: Kindle and morning reading; more

By Joanna Cabot
December 8, 2014 // 2 Comments

So as a power reader, I wanted to outline how I read these days, and why my Kindle still matters. [...]

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