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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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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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Too Bad Kobo Never Released a Kobo Mini 2

When you look at Kobo’s current lineup of ebook readers, it feels like there’s something missing at the lower end of the price scale. They used to offer the Kobo Touch 2.0 for $89, which was very similar to the current $79 Kindle (both have the same low-end 167 ppi E Ink Pearl screen with […]

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Kobo Mini Back for Limited Time, Comes with Free SleepCover

Kobo has started advertising a limited time offer on their homepage for the Kobo Mini. It’s a bundle package deal where you can get the Kobo Mini for $49 and it comes with a free grey sleepcover. The deal runs through November 7th. The Kobo Mini was discontinued early last year, so it’s pretty surprising […]

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New Software Update 3.8.0 Released for Kobo eReaders

Last month Kobo released a software update for their line of E Ink ebook readers, version 3.5.0. Now Kobo has already released another new update, and somehow it has jumped all the way up to version 3.8.0. The new Kobo Aura H2O accounts for version 3.7.0, but whatever happened to 3.6? Anyway, according to preliminary […]

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GoFly Turns Kobo Mini into Tactical Glide Computer for XC Pilots (Video)

A necropost over at MobileRead led me to an interesting project that I hadn’t seen before involving a Kobo Mini and some major hacking. Over at

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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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The Kobo Mini Appears to Have Been Quietly Discontinued

The Kindle DX isn’t the only ebook reader that has gone missing recently. The Kobo Mini has also seemingly been discontinued, without a word as to why. A complete opposite of the large-screen Kindle DX, the Kobo Mini is a diminutive ebook reader with a small 5-inch screen. I reviewed it back in November 2012 […]

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