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Walmart eBook Gift Card

Walmart Now Charging More for eBook Gift Cards Than They’re Worth

Here’s yet another example of how the Walmart Kobo partnership has gotten off to a questionable start. To begin with the in-store Kobo displays turned out to be a joke. Walmart only stocked the entry-level model in a few stores and they haven’t had any of the higher up models on display at all. Then […]

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Kobo Aura One 32GB

Time to Say Goodbye to the Kobo Aura One

With the Kobo Forma getting released last fall, the writing was on the wall, and now it looks like the Kobo Aura One’s run is officially coming to an end two and a half years after it was first released. Kobo has a weird way of discontinuing their ebook readers—they remove the product page from […]

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Kobo Forma

The Kobo Forma is a Really Nice eReader Once You Get Past its Flaws

Kobo released the Kobo Forma in October 2018 so it’s been on the market for about 4 months now. Since posting the Kobo Forma review in November, I’ve had a chance to use the device a good deal and I’ve come to appreciate it more than I did initially. At first I was distracted by […]

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Kobo Clara HD

Easily Install KOReader and Plato on Your Kobo eReader with One Click

One thing that’s nice about Kobo’s ebook readers is the fact that they are open to software modifications and users can choose to install alternate reading programs if they wish, including programs like KOReader and Plato. What’s nice is you can still use Kobo’s default software if you want to; the installed reading apps don’t […]

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Kobo Mini

Will the Kobo Mini Still be Supported After February 28th?

Last month Kobo started sending out emails notifying customers about how they will no longer be supporting some older Kobo devices and Kobo apps after February 28th, 2019. The Kobo Mini is one of the devices affected by the security change, but it’s unclear at this point if Kobo is going to continue supporting it […]

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Kobo Aura

The Best Entry-Level eBook Reader for Under $100

If you want to get into ereading but don’t want to spend a lot of money, there’s one ebook reader that stands above the rest in the sub-$100 price range. The best entry-level ebook reader to start 2019 is the Kobo Aura for $99 from Walmart. It’s by far and away a better option than […]

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Older Kobo Devices Require Update; Kobo Ending Support for Sony Readers, Kobo Mini

Kobo has started sending out emails to customers that purchased older Kobo devices and those with Sony Readers that have access to the Kobo store about an upcoming change that will be taking effect on February 28th, 2019. Older Kobo models, including the Kobo Mini, the Kobo WiFi, the Kobo Vox and Kobo Arc tablets, […]

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Kobo Forma Case

3rd Party Kobo Forma Covers Finally Starting to Surface

If you have a Kobo Forma and don’t want to buy Kobo’s official cover, a few cheaper alternatives have finally started to become available online. Whoever’s idea it was to charge $50 for Kobo’s PU leather cover was crazy; they should be using real leather for that price. Even Amazon isn’t that greedy, and their […]

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