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Kobo Aura H2O Review and Video Walkthrough

The new waterproof Kobo Aura H2O was released at the beginning of the month. Yesterday I posted a PDF review and a comparison between it and the Kindle Paperwhite. It’s taken awhile for me to post reviews for the H2O because the new Kindle and Fire HD 6 arrived first, and I had to focus […]

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Kindle Paperwhite vs Kobo Aura H2O

Kobo Aura H2O vs Kindle Paperwhite Comparison Review (+Video)

The Kobo Aura H2O is the latest ebook reader from Kobo, and while the Kindle Paperwhite isn’t new, it’s still apart of Amazon’s lineup moving forward, so let’s do a comparison review between the two today, and then compare them with the Kindle Voyage when it gets released tomorrow. The Kobo Aura H2O and Kindle […]

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Kobo Aura H2O PDF Review

Kobo Aura H2O PDF and Comics Review (+Video)

The Kobo Aura H2O is mainly an ePub and Kobo ePub (.kepub) ebook reader, but it also supports PDF files as well as CBR and CBZ comic files. When it comes to PDFs and comics, Kobo ereaders don’t offer a lot of features but they do offer enough to be functional. A tablet or something […]

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How to Enable Full Screen Mode on Kobo eReaders

While working on the Kobo Aura H2O review, I came across a tip mentioned at MobileRead that enables the option to turn off the header and footer from displaying to enter full screen reading mode. The full screen option works with both Kobo ePubs (.kepubs) and regular sideloaded ePubs. Personally I’ve always been annoyed by […]

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Kobo to Step Back from Tablets, Focus on eReaders and Apps Instead

Last week The Bookseller published an article that reveals some interesting details about Kobo’s plans for the future. According to Kobo president and chief content officer, Michael Tamblyn, Kobo doesn’t plan to make any new tablets. Instead they plan to focus on their dedicated ereaders, apps, and putting more effort into retail stores, at least […]

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Kobo-Aura-H2O

Kobo Aura H2O Now Available, Review Coming Soon!

As of yesterday, October 1st, the new Kobo Aura H2O ebook reader is now officially available for purchase online at Kobo.com and from some retail stores. In Canada, the Aura H2O is available from Indigo, Best Buy, and Future Shop. It’s also available in Italy, Germany, and the Netherlands from retailers on this list. In […]

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Kobo Aura H2O Pre-Orders Start Today

Last week Kobo announced the upcoming release of their latest device, the Kobo Aura H2O, a waterproof and dustproof E Ink ebook reader. Today Kobo started accepting pre-orders for the new ereader online from Kobo.com. The Aura H2O costs $179, and comes with free standard shipping (oddly there is no express shipping upgrade). Kobo notes […]

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New Software Update 3.8.0 Released for Kobo eReaders

Last month Kobo released a software update for their line of E Ink ebook readers, version 3.5.0. Now Kobo has already released another new update, and somehow it has jumped all the way up to version 3.8.0. The new Kobo Aura H2O accounts for version 3.7.0, but whatever happened to 3.6? Anyway, according to preliminary […]

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Kobo Aura H2O and Kobo Aura HD

Comparing the Kobo Aura H2O and Kobo Aura HD

Now that Kobo has officially revealed the Kobo Aura H2O, their first waterproof and dustproof ebook reader, it’s clear that the device is a lot like the Kobo Aura HD, minus the IP67 certification. Kobo has a comparison chart feature on their website where you can directly compare their ereaders side-by-side. The similarities and differences […]

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Kobo Aura H2O Arrives October 1st for $179

Kobo has officially unveiled their latest ebook reader. It’s called the Kobo Aura H2O and is basically an updated version of the Kobo Aura HD. The new ereader will launch on October 1st, with preorders starting September 1st from Kobo.com and select retailers (in Canada Chapters.Indigo is already accepting preorders). The price is $179 in […]

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