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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

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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Kobo Aura HD

New 6.8″ Kobo Aura H2O eReader Shows up at FCC

It appears that Kobo is getting set to release a new ebook reader, and it looks like it is going to be a replacement for the Kobo Aura HD. A new device that bears the name Kobo Aura H2O went through the FCC last week. The paperwork doesn’t contain very much information, but there is […]

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Kobo Android App

Kobo Android App Updated, Gets New Features and Major Redesign

I’m testing the Icarus Illumina HD ereader to review, and I installed the Kobo app to see how well it works, and was surprised to find that it’s basically an entirely new app from the Kobo app I just tested a few weeks ago while reviewing the Onyx Boox T68. I checked the description page […]

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Kobo Glo Refurb

Kobo Now Selling Certified Factory Refurbished eReaders

Kobo is now selling a couple different refurbished Kobo ereader models, and they’ve even started advertising them on their website with a banner at the top of every page. Right now they have the Kobo Glo and Kobo Touch available certified factory refurbished, but not the newer Kobo Aura or Kobo Aura HD. The Kobo […]

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Kobo Glo, Aura and Aura HD Updated to Firmware 3.5.0

Kobo has issued a new software update, version 3.5.0, for the Kobo Glo, Kobo Aura, and Kobo Aura HD. They’ve also updated the Kobo PC desktop software to version 3.9.0. Kobo always releases their software updates gradually in different parts of the world. Since I live in the US I never seem to get updates […]

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Kobo Aura HD vs Onyx Boox T68 Lynx Comparison Review (Video)

The Kobo Aura HD and Onyx Boox T68 are the only two ebook readers currently available that feature E Ink’s 6.8-inch display, so a comparison review between them is needed to determine which device is better. Unfortunately that’s not going to happen. I can’t definitively say that one is better than the other. Each device […]

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Kobo Aura

Kobo Aura on Sale for $109, Kobo Arc HD Tablets up to $100 off

Kobo is currently running some summer reading promotions. The Kobo Aura is marked down by $30, and the Arc HD tablets are on sale too. Plus Kobo is giving away some free ebooks and magazines with each device purchased. The discounted Kobo Aura and Kobo tablets are available online at Kobo.com and from participating retailers […]

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