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Installing KOReader and Kobo Start Menu on Kobo eReaders

One advantage with Kobo ereaders is the fact that there’s an active development community among Kobo users who help add extra features and tools to Kobo devices that the stock software lacks. There are a number of easy-to-install patches like nightmode for white text on a black background and full screen mode to get rid […]

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Kobo Continues Global Expansion

Kobo announced today in a press release that they are going be taking over for Deutsche Telekom as a new partner for the tolino alliance. The tolino alliance is a digital reading platform backed by a collaboration of book retailers across Germany. In addition to Germany, tolino is also available in Austria, Switzerland, Belgium, Italy […]

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Get a 7.8-inch Kobo Aura One eReader for $160 USD (Ended)

The Kobo Aura One was the best new dedicated ebook reader released in 2016, at least that’s how I feel about it (sorry, Kindle Oasis, but the benefit of the larger screen surpasses your expensive charging cover by a mile). Now there’s a way you can get the Kobo Aura One at a steep discount. […]

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Kobo Aura H2O and Kobo Aura are $20 Off

Kobo has a couple of their ebook readers on sale at Kobo.com and at Chapters.Indigo. I already mentioned the Kobo Aura Edition 2 being on sale for $99 in a previous post, but it turns out they’ve got the Kobo Aura H2O on sale as well. It’s marked down to $159 at Kobo. I don’t […]

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New Firmware Update for Kobo Aura One and Aura 2

Kobo has started rolling out a new software update for the Kobo Aura One and the Kobo Aura Edition 2. The new software version is 4.2.8110. It’s the second update issued since the new Kobo ereaders were released. The update includes a number of changes. Kobo has reportedly improved the auto brightness feature to be […]

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Kobo Aura One Now Gone Until 2017

Kobo is back at it again, making it difficult for people to buy their ereaders, just like they’ve been doing ever since they started selling them. After six years of selling ereaders you would think they would get things right eventually, but that still remains to be seen. The mystery of the out-of-stock Kobo Aura […]

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Video Tutorial: How to Download Library eBooks to Kobo Aura One

The folks from the West Vancouver Memorial Library posted a video tutorial on YouTube going through the process of how to setup the Kobo Aura One to download ebooks for free from public libraries. The video walks you through the entire process from start to finish, showing you how to add your library account, search […]

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Why Has Kobo Stopped Selling the Kobo Aura One?

Kobo’s sales and marketing techniques have always been rather unusual, especially when it comes to selling their ereaders in the US, and things just keep getting more perplexing all the time. The Kobo Aura One was released 2 months ago. It’s the only ereader to have a 7.8-inch 300 ppi E Ink screen, which is […]

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