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Kobo Touch 2

New Kobo Touch 2.0 Quietly Released for $89

It looks like Kobo has quietly started rolling out their latest ebook reader, the Kobo Touch 2.0. So far there’s been no official announcement from Kobo about the new device, and it still isn’t listed on Kobo’s website at all, but the Kobo Touch 2.0 has just turned up for sale at Chapters.Indigo, one of […]

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Kobo Aura H2O

New Kobo Firmware 3.17 May Cause Rebooting Issue

Kobo released a new software update for their line of ebook readers this past week. The new firmware version is 3.17.0. It’s available for the Kobo Glo HD, the original Glo, the Kobo Touch, the Kobo Aura, Aura HD and Aura H2O—so basically everything except the Kobo Mini. Like usual, Kobo doesn’t provide a changelog […]

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Kobo Fonts

Kobo Tip: How to Fine-Tune Sideloaded Fonts with TypeGenius

One of the cool things about Kobo’s ebook readers is they aren’t completely locked down like Kindles are, so users can make all kinds of customizations and changes to the software by adding various patches that developers have put together over at MobileRead. One of my all time favorite customizations is the full screen fix. […]

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Tuesday's Child

10 Free Kobo eBooks and Kobo Discount Codes – July 30th

Below is a roundup of 10 free ebooks from Kobo.com, along with a list of coupon codes for discounts on ebook purchases. Kobo is also running a trivia contest promotion through August 7th where you can get ebook codes for 10%-75% off, and enter to win a new Kobo Glo HD. The 10 Kobo ebooks […]

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kobo-glo-screens

Kobo Partners with Book Retailers in Mexico to Expand eReading Market

Yesterday Kobo announced that they’ve partnered with two of Mexico’s top book retailers, Libreria Porrúa and Gandhi, to offer a full range of ebooks, Kobo’s ebook readers and ereading services to customers in Mexico. Libreria Porrúa and Gandhi operate nearly 100 retail bookstores in Mexico. They are competitors but in partnering with Kobo they’ve jointly […]

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Devil’s Due

10 Free Kobo eBooks and Kobo Discount Codes

Lately I’ve been posting a list of 10 free Kindle ebooks each week, usually on Sundays. I used to post lists of free Kobo ebooks too, but somewhere along the line Kobo removed their free ebooks section and made it practically impossible to find free ebooks on their website. Kobo has been redesigning their website […]

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OverDrive Japan

OverDrive Expands into Japan, But Why No Kobo Tie-in Yet?

Earlier this past week, OverDrive announced that they have just launched their library lending services in Japan. The Ryugasaki Public Library is the first Japanese public library to offer OverDrive’s digial collection to patrons. The Itako Public Library is also getting set to launch their new OverDrive-powered website soon. The lending program provides access to […]

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Kobo Aura Sale

Kobo Aura Price Drops to $99

I was checking out Kobo’s website today to see if they have anything new going on and I happened to notice that the Kobo Aura has received what appears to be a permanent price drop down to $99. The deal is even better over on the Chapters.Indigo website. They also have the Kobo Aura for […]

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Kobo Credit

Free Kobo Credits: $5 for New Accounts; $10 for Visa Checkout

Awhile back I posted about Kobo offering a free $10 credit the first time customers use the new Visa Checkout option that Kobo has recently added to their website. Apparently that offer wasn’t active yet even though Kobo said it was, but now it’s back again and this time they are advertising it on their […]

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Kindle Paperwhite 3 vs Kobo Glo HD

Kindle Paperwhite 3 vs Kobo Glo HD Comparison Review (Video)

Back in May I posted a comparison review between the Kindle Voyage and Kobo Glo HD. At the time they were the only two ebook readers to use E Ink’s new 300 ppi Carta screens. Now that the Kindle Paperwhite 3 has just been upgraded to use the same exact screen, it’s time to throw […]

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