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Kobo Night Mode

How to Get White Text with Black Background on Kobos – Night Mode

There used to be a simple hack for Kobo ereaders to enable night mode (white text with a black background), but it doesn’t work anymore with the newer models and newer firmware. Some people still ask about how to invert the text on Kobos, and while it’s not as convenient as the previous option, there […]

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List of Hacks, Mods and Add-ons for Kobo eReaders

There’s a new post over at MobileRead with a long list of hacks and utilities available for Kobo ereaders. There are a ton of add-ons and mods for Kobo ebook readers so the list is quite helpful if you want to tweak your Kobo. Some of the stuff I haven’t heard of before, and a […]

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Kobo Aura H2O

Kobo Aura H2O 1st gen Has Been Discontinued

It looks like the 1st gen Kobo Aura H2O has officially been phased out, as it’s no longer available on Kobo’s website. Kobo does this weird thing when they decide not to sell a model anymore. They remove the product description page from their website entirely so it just leads to an error page. There’s […]

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Kobo Glo HD

Older Kobo eReaders Cheap on eBay – Refurbished

Earlier in the week I was reminiscing about the 5-inch Kobo Mini and how Kobo should release a 2nd gen model. I checked eBay to see if the Kobo Mini was still for sale anywhere but the search didn’t turn up anything good, just overpriced pre-owned ones. But I did come across a store selling […]

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Kobo Mini

Too Bad Kobo Never Released a Kobo Mini 2

When you look at Kobo’s current lineup of ebook readers, it feels like there’s something missing at the lower end of the price scale. They used to offer the Kobo Touch 2.0 for $89, which was very similar to the current $79 Kindle (both have the same low-end 167 ppi E Ink Pearl screen with […]

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How to Use Multiple Libraries on Kobo Aura One

One of the unique features with the Kobo Aura One is its ability to search for and download library ebooks directly from the Kobo store for free. Other Kobo ebook readers and most ePub ereaders in general require using a computer to download library ebooks and Adobe Digital Editions to transfer them to the reader. […]

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Large Print Mode on Kobo eBook Readers Makes UI Text Larger

Have you tried the new Large Print Mode setting that was added to Kobo ereaders with one of the recent updates? I hadn’t noticed it until just now because it wasn’t mentioned in the release notes, but it’s a new feature they added recently. The Large Print option is located under Beta Features in the […]

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Will You Buy eBooks From Walmart?

Two weeks ago Kobo and Walmart announced a new partnership that will make Walmart Kobo’s exclusive retail partner in the United States, so Kobo’s ereaders will finally be available from retail stores in the US once again. Additionally, Walmart will start selling ebooks and audiobooks from Walmart.com and through co-branded apps with Kobo for Android, […]

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