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How to Downgrade Software on Kobo eReaders After Buggy Updates

A lot of people have been leaving comments lately about how the last couple of software updates for Kobo ereaders have been causing a number of problems. There are several reports of the last 4.4.9298 update causing a problem with devices not recognizing the microSD card. There are some battery drain issues that seem to […]

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Kobo Aura 2

New Kobo Software Update Released – Version 4.4.9298

Kobo has started rolling out a new software update for their current and previous generation Kobo ereaders. The new firmware version is 4.4.9298. It adds the new homescreen that partially started going out with the last 4.3.8842 update, and hopefully the new software fixes some of the problems a number of people were experiencing with […]

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New Kobo Aura H2O

New Kobo Aura H2O Comparison Video with Original H2O

Earlier this week Kobo unveiled a second generation Kobo Aura H2O to replace their original waterproof ereader. The new Kobo Aura H2O gets released later this month on the 15th. A French website has posted a comparison review showing the new Kobo versus the original H2O. Overall not much has changed. The new model is […]

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Kobo Aura H2O2

Kobo Aura H2O Edition 2 Announced; $20 Off Kobo Sale

Today Kobo officially unveiled a second generation Kobo Aura H2O ebook reader. It’s largely the same as the previous version but it has a new design and a couple of minor upgrades (and one important downgrade). The main difference is the new model has a ComfortLight Pro to adjust the frontlight color temperature like the […]

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Kobo Touch 2

Has the Kobo Touch 2.0 Been Discontinued?

Kobo’s entry-level ebook reader, the Kobo Touch 2.0, has been out of stock for at least the past two months now (probably longer) from Kobo’s website. It’s no longer available from Chapters.Indigo either, one of Kobo’s retailers in Canada. In fact the page for the Kobo Touch 2.0 has been removed entirely and just directs […]

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Kobo Aura One Finally Loses Limited Stock Designation

It looks like Kobo has finally gotten their supply issues worked out with the Kobo Aura One. Ever since it was first released last September Kobo has only had it available for short periods of time before selling out again. For the past few months it’s been available off and on with “limited stock” each […]

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Code Reveals Plans for Kobo Aura H2O Edition 2

It looks like Kobo has plans to release a 2nd generation Kobo Aura H2O later this year. Someone at MobileRead noticed a reference to a device called the Kobo Aura H2O Edition 2 in the code for the latest Kobo software update. Kobo’s tendency to add “Edition 2” to newer devices makes it pretty clear […]

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Kobo Aura One

Kobo Aura One Back In Stock, But for How Long?

The Kobo Aura One is back in stock again from Kobo’s website. The US store, UK store, and Canadian store all show a limited quantity back in stock. It remains to be seen how long the “limited quantity” will last. Hopefully they have enough to stay in stock for longer than a day or two […]

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