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Kobo Aura One

Why Doesn’t Kobo Ever Advertise or Put the Aura One on Sale?

Kobo is the most puzzling company sometimes. It’s as if they have no interest in promoting and marketing their own brand. When’s the last time you saw an ad for a Kobo ereader? It’s probably been awhile, or maybe you’ve never seen one at all. I haven’t seen one for a long time. Sometimes I […]

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New Firmware Update 4.6 Now Available for Kobo eReaders

Kobo has just issued a new software update for their line of Kobo ereaders. After a year with no updates at all, they’ve sure been busy with several new updates this year. The new firmware version is 4.6.9960. It seems to be available for all models except the Kobo Mini. The release notes and download […]

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Are Kobo’s Audiobooks Too Overpriced?

Last week Kobo started selling audiobooks on their website alongside ebooks. They also introduced an audiobook subscription plan that costs $9.99 per month in the US and $12.99 in Canada. Basically you get one audiobook per month with the current subscription, and they plan on adding more options in the future. Kobo’s audiobooks can be […]

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Kobo Audiobooks

Kobo Now Selling Audiobooks Individually and By Subscription

Today Kobo announced that they’ve started offering audiobooks in addition to ebooks. They are available now on the new audiobooks section of Kobo’s website. Kobo’s audiobooks can be purchased individually or through a monthly subscription plan. With the audiobook subscription you get one credit per month that can be exchanged for one audiobook. The subscription […]

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Kobo Sale

Kobo Labor Day Weekend Sale on eBooks and eReaders

Kobo has some sales going on this weekend for Labor Day. They have a list of ebooks on sale with prices up to 90% off. The ebook sale ends September 5th. There’s also a contest where they’re giving away 100,000 Super Points. To enter you have to spend over $25. The contest closes September 5th […]

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Why Doesn’t Kobo Offer OverDrive Integration on All Kobo eReaders?

Last September Kobo released the Kobo Aura One. Aside from the 7.8-inch E Ink screen with adjustable frontlight color, the other main new feature was the addition of built-in OverDrive support to download library ebooks for free directly to the reader. Nearly one year later, the Aura One is still the only Kobo ebook reader […]

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Kobo Deal

Kobo Aura 2 and 1st Gen Kobo H2O on Sale

Kobo has a couple of ongoing deals for the Kobo Aura Edition 2 and the 1st gen Kobo Aura H2O. The Kobo Aura 2 is on sale for $99. It normally sells for $119 but often goes on sale for $99, like the Kindle Paperwhite. The Kobo Aura (review) is Kobo’s latest 6-inch ereader, their […]

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Kobo KOReader PDF

Kobo Aura One KOReader PDF Review (Video)

I finally got around to installing KOReader on the Kobo Aura One over the weekend, and it didn’t take long to realize that it’s a major improvement over the stock software when it comes to reading PDFs. Kobo’s PDF software is so slow and lackluster that I honestly can’t think of an ereader that is […]

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