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Kobo Arc Revisited: How Are People Doing?

By Joanna Cabot
December 19, 2012 // 10 Comments

The Kobo Arc has been selling well since its recent launch in Canada, propelled largely by its retail presence at Canadian book chain Indigo, where it undercuts the Google Nexus on price, and by a decently impressive spec sheet. I had the chance to speak with a few Kobo Arc customers, now that [...]

Kobo in Canada: A Triumph in Marketing?

By Joanna Cabot
December 3, 2012 // 4 Comments

There is a great thread going on at Mobile Read on the Kobo series and their success in Canada. The poster, Scrapking, points out that Kobo was not the first reader available in Canada—that honor goes to Sony—but it has now become by far the dominant. The evidence? A glance at the flyers the [...]

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 [...]

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