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Is the Quality of eBook Readers Declining?

A reader sent in an email over the weekend commenting about how they were at a retail store and noticed some ereaders on display, and they thought the build quality of current devices is vastly inferior to what was available a few years ago. In some ways I have to agree with that sentiment. The […]

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What is Wrong with Kobo’s Translation Dictionaries?

Something that has been bugging me for a long time now is the fact that the translation dictionaries on Kobo’s ebook readers don’t work very well. It seems like half the time I select a word to be translated it just says, “No definition found. Try another dictionary.” So basically what Kobo is telling me […]

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Kobo Glo HD and Kobo Touch 2.0 Covers and Cases Roundup

This year Kobo has released two new ebook readers, the Kobo Glo HD with its 300 ppi screen and the entry-level Kobo Touch 2.0. The good thing about both of them is they share the exact same dimensions, so covers and cases are interchangeable between the two different models—that’s something that rarely happens. If you […]

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Kobo Glo HD vs Kobo Touch 2.0 Comparison Review (Video)

Ever since I got a Kobo Touch 2.0 to review, it has really made me question the evolution of ebook readers. It’s amazing how an electronic gadget in a world of constantly evolving technology can remain virtually unchanged for over 4 years. Somehow this is par for the course when it comes to dedicated E […]

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Kobo Touch 2

Kobo Touch 2.0 Review and Video Demo

Review Date: September 2015 – Review unit purchased from Chapters.Indigo Overview The Kobo Touch 2.0 is Kobo’s latest entry-level ebook reader. It’s very similar to the Kobo Glo HD, but it lacks a frontlight and it has a lower resolution screen. As the name implies, the Kobo Touch 2.0 is a second generation model. It […]

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Should eBook Readers Without Frontlights Be Phased Out?

With the release of the new Kobo Touch 2.0, it’s hard not to ask the obvious question: Why are ebook readers without frontlights still being made? A lower entry-level price is the only answer that makes any sense. But you have to wonder if that’s really working out for the better in the long run. […]

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Kobo Touch 2

Kobo Touch 2.0 Officially Announced, Arrives September 9th

This past weekend the Kobo Touch 2.0 turned up for sale on the Chapters.Indigo website before any kind of announcement was made about its existence. Then the listing was taken down yesterday. This kind of thing happens all the time when Kobo goes to release a new model. Some retailer puts it up on their […]

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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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