Kobo is pushing out a new firmware update that will give users the ability to set a four digit PIN number. This will protect your device from making unauthorized purchases from the digital bookstore and the internet browser.Release Notes for version 4.15.12920Parental controls - You can set a 4-digit PIN that … [Read more...] about Kobo e-readers now have better security features
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Did you just get a new Kobo ereader as a gift for Christmas or just purchased one for yourself? Kobo is globally recognized as the second most popular brand in the world and their devices are easily accessible at thousands of bookstores. Although Kobo e-readers are not overly complicated, but there are a number of tips … [Read more...] about Getting started with your new Kobo e-reader
Kobo has just issued a new firmware update for their complete lineup of e-readers, and most of the functionality came from the new Kobo Forma. The Kobo firmware 4.12.12111 is compatible with the Kobo Touch, Kobo Glo, Kobo Glo HD, Kobo Touch 2.0, Kobo Aura, Kobo Aura HD, Kobo Aura H2O, Kobo Aura H2O Edition 2, Kobo Aura … [Read more...] about Kobo e-readers now get Kobo Forma functionality
Indigo Books and Music is the largest bookstore chain in Canada and last month they opened up their first US location in the Mall at Short Hills in New Jersey. The company has officially confirmed to Good e-Reader that they are not selling Kobo e-readers or Kobo products in their US store. They also said they had no … [Read more...] about Indigo Books and Music is not selling Kobo e-readers in the US
The Kobo Spain Twitter account posted an image of a new Kobo e-reader that will be released on October 16th. The Kobo Forma or Kobo Shape features two physical page turn buttons. The bottom image looks like the square, but the portrait mode image right behind it looks like a typical e-reader.Kobo filed an FCC … [Read more...] about This is the new Kobo e-reader and it will be released on October 16th
Kobo e-readers sold on their Canadian and US website now come with bonus Super Points. The Kobo Aura One gives you 12,000 points, Kobo H2o has 9,000 points and the Clara HD has a respectable 6,000. Super Points can be redeemed for ebooks from self-published titles via Writing Life or big publishers, but these require … [Read more...] about Kobo e-readers now come with Bonus Super Points
Kobo is going to be releasing a new e-reader this year and many people are speculating that it will be a the Kobo Aura One Edition 2. This would be the second device the company has released this year, the first being the Clara HD.The Aura One came out in 2016 and features the largest E-Ink screen that Kobo has … [Read more...] about Will you buy the new Kobo e-reader?
Kobo has recently made Overdrive library books accessible on all of their current generation e-readers. This allows users to browse for books, check them out and read them right on the device, instead of using complicated workarounds. This tutorial video outlines where you enter your library card and four digit pin … [Read more...] about How to borrow ebooks from Overdrive on a Kobo e-reader
Walmart has started to sell Kobo e-readers, audiobooks and ebooks in 1,000 of their retail locations in the United States last week. They have been promoting their foray into digital content in a big way and they even took out a full page advert in the print edition of the New York Times Book Review. I think they might … [Read more...] about Did Walmart just leak the new Kobo e-reader?
If you love to borrow ebooks from the public library and have a Kobo e-reader, there is some really good news. Kobo has just added Overdrive functionality to the Aura H2O Edition 2, Kobo Aura Edition 2 and Kobo Clara HD.Borrowing eBooks has never been easier: Readers can connect to their local public libraries … [Read more...] about You can now borrow Overdrive ebooks on ALL Kobo e-readers
Kobo is going to be releasing a new e-reader sometime in October or November. The company has finalized the hardware in April and entered mass production soon thereafter. A FCC application has just been filed for the device, but there is no product name or any other distinguishing features that helps us identify the … [Read more...] about New Kobo e-Reader will be released soon