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Kobo Glo, Aura and Aura HD Updated to Firmware 3.5.0

Kobo has issued a new software update, version 3.5.0, for the Kobo Glo, Kobo Aura, and Kobo Aura HD. They’ve also updated the Kobo PC desktop software to version 3.9.0. Kobo always releases their software updates gradually in different parts of the world. Since I live in the US I never seem to get updates […]

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Kobo Glo Android Hack Video Demo

A few months ago, I decided to install Android on my Kobo Glo to see how it functions as an E Ink Android tablet. I was able to do this thanks to a hack over at MobileRead. It works on the Kobo Glo, Kobo Aura HD, and Kobo Touch. Here’s the page with all the […]

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Kobo eBook Readers: How to Enable Multi-touch (Video)

Awhile ago I came across a really cool hack that enables multi-touch on Kobo ebook readers that normally don’t support multi-touch. I know it works on the Kobo Aura HD and Kobo Glo because I’ve tested it on both; apparently it works with the Kobo Mini and newer Kobo Touches as well. The multi-touch hack […]

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Kobo eReaders, Tablets and Covers Now Available from Walmart

Earlier today I was browsing through Walmart’s ebook reader selection online and noticed some interesting new additions. It appears that Kobo is finally making their line of ebook readers and tablets available through Walmart (U.S.) again. Kobo used to sell their ereaders through Walmart and other major retailers in the United States, but then they […]

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New Hack Boots Android From External SD on Kobo Aura HD, Touch and Glo

Lately I’ve been keeping an eye on the Android on Kobo: “Tips and Apps” thread at MobileRead for interesting tidbits for running Android on Kobo’s ebook readers. A couple days ago a new dual-boot hack has come to light that makes it possible to run Android off an external microSD card instead of having to […]

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$20 Off Kobo eReaders and Tablets

$20 Off Kobo eReaders and Tablets

Kobo is currently running a sale on most of their ereaders and tablets. The promotion lasts through December 9th so there’s not much time left. If you are looking to get a Kobo device, now would be the time because they don’t go on sale very often. The $20 off deal includes all the newer […]

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How to Expand Internal Storage of Kobo eBook Readers (Video)

There’s a little-known trick to expand the available storage space on Kobo ebook readers, including the Kobo Aura HD, the Kobo Glo, Kobo Mini, and Kobo Touch (sorry the Kobo Aura is left out). The reason why this is possible is because Kobo’s ebook readers have microSD cards built in for the internal storage (except […]

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Kobo Patcher Removes Wasted Space with Extra Margin Settings for Kobo eReaders

Kobo’s ebook readers have settings for customizing line spacing and margins, but there are annoying limitations at times, especially when it comes to all the wasted space Kobo insists on using at the top and bottom of the screen to display the title of the ebook and the page numbers. The title takes up about […]

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Kobo Announces Three New Tablets, the Kobo Aura eBook Reader, and an eBookstore for Kids

Today at their “Beyond the Book” event, Kobo announced that they will soon be releasing a new ebook reader called the Kobo Aura (a smaller brother to the Kobo Aura HD) and three new tablets. They also unveiled plans for a new ebook store designed specifically for children, as well as a partnership with Pocket, […]

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Kobo Cuts Price of Arc by $100, Schedules Event to Announce New eReaders (Probably)

This past week Kobo did a couple of things to strengthen the notion that they plan to announce new devices soon. Most notably, Kobo sent out invitations to a press event to “See What’s Next from Kobo” scheduled for Tuesday, August 27th in New York. Most likely Kobo will unveil what appears to be a […]

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