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Kobo Vox gets Google Play

Kobo Vox Gets Official Google Play Access and Google Apps via New Firmware Update

Here’s a pleasant surprise for Kobo Vox owners and anyone who buys a new Kobo Vox. Kobo just issued a new firmware update that officially adds the Google Play Store to the Vox for access to over 500,000 Android apps from Google, along with music and movies as well. The update also adds several Google […]

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Kobo Vox

Kobo Vox Security Issue: Factory Reset Doesn’t Delete Internal SD Card Contents

While putting together the guide for rooting the Kobo Vox and installing the Android Market a couple of days ago, I noticed a security issue with the Kobo Vox. It’s not a major issue but it is definitely a problem that Vox owners need to be aware of, especially before selling the device or returning […]

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Root Kobo Vox and Install Android Market

Tutorial: How to Root Kobo Vox and Install Android Market – Video

It turns out that rooting the Kobo Vox is super-easy and takes all of about 3 minutes to complete, with half of that time waiting for it to reboot. After rooting, installing the Android Market is fairly simple on the Kobo Vox as well. You just have to download a Google apps package and the […]

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Kobo Vox and Kobo Touch

Kobo Updates Kobo Touch, Kobo Vox, and Desktop Software

It’s been a busy week of updates for Kobo. They issued firmware updates for the Kobo Vox, Kobo Touch, and their desktop software too. Kobo is one of those companies that continues to build on their products after release. This is at least the 6th update for the Kobo Touch, with each one adding some […]

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Kobo Vox

Kobo Vox Review Part 1 (Video)

Here’s the link to the first installment of the Kobo Vox review. My Kobo Vox finally arrived at the end of last week. It had some major issues when it showed up that would have caused most people to return it or exchange it, but I’m used to troubleshooting Android devices so after triggering a […]

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Nook Tablet vs Kindle Fire vs Kobo Vox

Nook Tablet vs Kindle Fire vs Kobo Vox Comparison Review

The three largest ebook companies all have shiny new color ereaders that double as tablets ready just in time for the holiday season, with all of them trying to duplicate the success of the Nook Color from last year. Comparing the specs of the Nook Tablet versus the Kindle Fire and Kobo Vox reveals all […]

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Kobo Vox Orders Delayed Until November 7th

An email from Kobo turned up in my spam folder a couple of hours ago proclaiming the delay of the Kobo Vox. The Vox was supposed to start shipping on October 28th, but now it won’t be going out until November 7th. That’s interesting because they’ve already started selling them in a number of stores […]

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Kobo Vox

Kobo Releases Kobo Vox Android Tablet and eReader for $199

Kobo just announced the Kobo Vox, an Android tablet/ereader hybrid very similar to the Nook Color and Kindle Fire. Given the specs and features, it looks like Kobo’s new toy will provide stiff competition against both of those, in fact. The Kobo Vox has a 7″ color screen that Kobo boasts as being optimized for […]

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