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Kobo Glo HD Reviews Roundup (Videos)

Since Kobo has little interest in the US market, I won’t be able to post a hands-on review of the new Kobo Glo HD, so I wanted to up together a roundup of reviews from some of the European ebook reader websites that have already posted them. These reviews aren’t in English but you can […]

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The-eBook-Reader Won’t Be Reviewing the Kobo Glo HD

This is just a quick note to mention that I won’t be posting a dedicated hands-on review of the Kobo Glo HD on The-eBook-Reader.com. I’ve posted reviews, video walkthroughs, tutorials, and comparisons of all the different Kobo ebook readers released up until now, but the Kobo Glo HD is where that ends. Kobo apparently has […]

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The Kobo Glo HD is a Serious Threat to Kindle, But Kobo Is Not

If Kobo operated with the same ruthless killer instinct as Amazon, the new Kobo Glo HD could be a major game-changer in the ebook reader industry. The Glo HD is essentially an updated, better version of the Kindle Paperwhite, and it sells in the same price range. What’s more, the Glo HD took the best […]

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Kobo Glo HD Available for Pre-Order; Plus Quick Video Review

Yesterday Kobo officially announced their latest new ebook reader, the Kobo Glo HD. It’s claim to fame is the fact that it comes with a 300 ppi E Ink Carta display, the latest and greatest screen technology from E Ink. The Glo HD also features an adjustable frontlight to help illuminate the 6-inch screen, it […]

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Kobo Glo HD Will Cost $129, Releases May 1st

Today Kobo officially announced the upcoming release of the new Kobo Glo HD ebook reader that turned up online a couple days ago. What makes the Kobo Glo HD unique from other Kobo devices is the super high 300 ppi resolution screen. It’s the same E Ink Carta screen that the much more expensive Kindle […]

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First Look at Kobo Glo HD with 300 ppi Screen

An online retail website in New Zealand called Mighty Ape has revealed details about Kobo’s newest ebook reader ahead of any official word from Kobo about its release. Update: Kobo made the announcement official on April 7th. See the next post for the full details: Kobo Glo HD Will Cost $129, Releases May 1st. The […]

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Kobo Aura H2O Can Survive Being Frozen Too (Video)

A few days ago I posted about how a Ukrainian tech site recently tested the PocketBook Aqua ebook reader to see if it could withstand being frozen in a block of ice. The device showed no ill effects whatsoever after being thawed out, and it turns out the same can be said for the IP67-certified […]

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Rakuten Buys OverDrive; What’s it Mean for Kindle Library Books?

There’s big news in the ebook industry today. Rakuten has announced that they are purchasing OverDrive for 410 million dollars in cash. The acquisition is expected to be finalized next month, April 2015. OverDrive is the leading platform for ebook and audiobook lending to public and school libraries, with over 30,000 supported libraries worldwide. Rakuten, […]

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Kobo Glo Discontinued, New 300 ppi Kobo Alyssum to Take it’s Place?

Earlier in the month Kobo teased us with some “big news” that we thought could have meant that Kobo was getting set to release a new ebook reader or two, but that just turned out to be a letdown when the big news ended up being the return of Oprah’s book club. But that doesn’t […]

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Is Kobo About to Release New eBook Readers?

There are a few signs that point to a possibility that Kobo is getting set to release a couple of new ebook readers. An announcement could happen as soon as tomorrow. Something is going to happen tomorrow, that much is certain. Kobo posted the above image on Facebook, with a quote that says “Check back […]

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