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Firmware Update 4.5 for Kobo eReaders Claims to Fix Common Problems

Last week Kobo started rolling out a new firmware update for their line of ebook readers. The new software version is 4.5.9587. The update applies to older models too, not just newer ones. You can find a list of changes and download links at MobileRead. The Kobo Firmware Downloader is another place to find downloads […]

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Kobo Koreader PDF

KOReader on Kobo Aura One Looks Interesting for PDFs (Video)

I came across a video on YouTube that shows an example of KOReader running on the Kobo Aura One. It’s the first video I’ve ever seen that actually shows KOReader, an alternative open-source reading app, on a Kobo ereader. I tried installing it on a Kobo Touch once but it wouldn’t work so I didn’t […]

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Kobo Aura H2O

2nd Gen Kobo Aura H2O Review and Video Walkthrough

Review Date: June 2017 – Review unit purchased from Chapters.Indigo Overview Kobo released the Kobo Aura H2O Edition 2 in May 2017. As the name implies, it’s the 2nd generation model—the original H2O was released back in 2014 and was one of the first waterproof ebook readers. Overall not a lot has changed with the […]

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Kobo Comfortlight Pro Review

Kobo Comfortlight Pro Review – Adjustable Frontlight Color Tone (Video)

Last September when Kobo released the Kobo Aura One it was the first ebook reader to come with a 7.8-inch 300 ppi E Ink screen, and it was also the first ereader to offer a frontlight with adjustable light temperature. Kobo calls it a Comfortlight Pro, and it’s also available on the new 2nd gen […]

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Kobo Home screen

Do You Like the New Home Screen on Kobo eReaders?

Kobo started to introduce a new home screen layout a few firmware updates ago, and with the last update they made the new home screen mandatory for everybody that updates. Some people like the new home screen and some people don’t. Opinions are split, according to a poll at MobileRead, with about 46% in favor […]

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Kobo Aura One vs H2O

Kobo Aura One vs Kobo Aura H2O Edition 2 Comparison Review (Video)

The second generation Kobo Aura H2O was released this past week, so let’s go ahead and see how it compares to the larger Kobo Aura One that was released last fall. As mentioned yesterday in the Kobo Aura H2O first impressions review, I feel like the Aura One is the far superior device, with a […]

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2nd gen Kobo Aura H2O

The 2nd Gen Kobo Aura H2O is Disappointing

Kobo’s latest ebook reader, the 6.8-inch Kobo Aura H2O Edition 2, was released earlier this week on Monday the 22nd. The one I ordered from Chapters.Indigo arrived a couple of days ago and I can’t help but be disappointed with the new Kobo Aura H2O. Honestly I feel like the 1st gen model was better […]

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Kobo Aura H2O

Original Kobo Aura H2O with Free SleepCover Deal

The second generation Kobo Aura H2O officially gets released tomorrow so Kobo is trying to clear out stock of the original H2O by offering a free sleepcover with it (but only from the US Kobo store). The Kobo Aura H2O sells for $179 and the sleepcover sells for $39.99 so it’s a pretty good deal […]

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