The Kobo Glo is Now Discontinued

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The Kobo Glo was originally launched in September 2012 and did quite well in North America and Europe. In recent years this e-reader was a bridge to overseas markets and sold all over the world. The Glo is now officially discontinued. The main Kobo website now brings users to a 404 page when they … [Read more...]

Kobo H2O e-Reader Now Available in Japan

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Good e-Reader has exclusively learned that the Kobo Aura H2O e-reader will be available in Japan in the next few days. It is going to be available to purchase at the Rakuten Kobo Store, Sofmap,  Bic Camera and a number of retail shops for 19,980 yen. The Kobo Aura H2O features a 6.8 inch e-ink … [Read more...]

Is Sony Abandoning Smartphones?

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Sony closed down their e-reader business in 2013 and the PRS-T3 marked the last consumer product they ever released. The President and Chief Executive Officer Kazuo Hirai proclaimed that the company is getting out of the smartphone and television business and focusing on game development for the … [Read more...]

What’s Your Favorite e-reader Company?

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There are two different kinds of companies that manufacture and sell e-readers. On one hand you have the ones that merely sell the hardware and leave it up to the users on purchasing their own e-books. The most successful have their own ecosystems and make it very easy to buy digital content right … [Read more...]