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Kobo Adds eBook Preview Option to Website

Kobo has recently started to rollout a new feature on their website that lets anyone preview an ebook using a web browser directly from the ebook description page. You don’t have to be logged in or even have a Kobo account to view the previews. All you have to do is click the “Preview Now” […]

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

The Kindle Voyage and Kobo Aura H2O have set themselves up as the best two new ebook readers released this year, and a lot people have been asking how they compare, which is better and what to get. Both ereaders share a number of similarities as far as software features are concerned, and each offers […]

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Kobo Firmware Update 311

New Firmware Update 3.11.0 Released for Kobo eBook Readers

Kobo has been busy issuing lots of new updates for their line of ebook readers lately. Toward the end of August they released version 3.8.0, and now they’ve got another new version ready to go that adds some more new features and fixes some bugs. The new firmware has inexplicably jumped all they way up […]

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Kobo Aura H2O

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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Kobo Aura H2O

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 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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