Kobo released a series of tablets a number of years ago and their first product was the Kobo Vox that was released in 2011 and second generation model was issued in 2012, the Kobo Arc. In 2013 they came out with the Arc HD and Arc 10, they discontinued them all a few years later and never developed another tablet. Do you think it is time for Kobo to develop more e-reading … [Read more...] about Kobo Should start making Android tablets again
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Kobo Plus is an unlimited ebook subscription program, that has just launched in Canada. Readers can get a free 30 day trial to get a sense of how it works. Readers can purchase a membership directly on the Kobo Plus landing page or directly on the Kobo e-reader. How does Kobo pay publishers or self-published authors?Each month, Kobo takes the total revenue earned from … [Read more...] about How does Kobo Plus Pay Canadian Publishers?
The Kobo Nia and Kindle Basic are entry level e-readers, designed for people on a budget. These two devices tap into massive ebook ecosystems that have similar books. The screen size, resolution and hardware is mostly the same. What is the better buy, the brand new Kobo Nia or the Kindle?The entry level Kindle e-reader features a 6 inch E Ink Carta display with a resolution … [Read more...] about Kindle Basic vs Kobo Nia – Which one is better?
The Kobo Nia is the first e-reader that the company has released in 2020. It is considered an entry level e-reader that is ideal for people who have never had one before or had an older Kobo branded device that is more than five years old. It is great to read ebooks, borrow ebooks from Overdrive or read blog articles from Pocket. It seriously lacks the hardware power to read … [Read more...] about Kobo Nia e-reader Review
Kobo Plus is an unlimited ebook subscription platform that has been operating in the Netherlands and Belgium since 2017. It took Kobo sometime to convince publishers and indie authors that self-published with Kobo Writing Life, that this was a viable distribution system. Today, Kobo Plus has finally expanded into Canada.Booklovers can now choose from hundreds of thousands … [Read more...] about Kobo Unlimited subscription system has launched in Canada
The Kobo Nia is a new 6 inch e-reader that will be out on July 21st. This device brings a lot to the table and has some very compelling features. It has Overdrive integration, so you can browse your local branches collection, checkout and read the ebook, right on your Nia. Pocket is a read it later service, where you can send blog articles from your browser, directly to the … [Read more...] about Unboxing the brand new Kobo Nia
Kobo has just released the Nia e-reader, which is an entry level device. It was designed to compete against the Amazon Kindle, Barnes and Noble Nook Glowlight 3 and the Pocketbook Basic 4. The Nia taps into a large Kobo ecosystem to purchase millions of ebooks. It also has Pocket and Overdrive, to make borrowing content from your local branch super easy.The Kobo Nia … [Read more...] about The Kobo Nia e-reader is coming out on July 21st
The Amazon Kindle might sell more units, but Kobo has done a tremendous job with the complete line of e-readers. Amazon is a reactionary based company, they respond to current trends in the market and eventually incorporate proven technology into the Kindle. Kobo, all they do is innovate.When Kobo first launched their company in 2009, they were focused on the global market. … [Read more...] about Kobo is doing a better job innovating e-readers than Amazon
The Kobo Nia e-reader that passed FCC certification back in April, but due to delays with the global pandemic, the release was pushed back. In the past few days, many e-commerce vendors have started to add the e-reader and accessories, using placeholder images. From these listings, there is some new information available, regarding the tech specs.The Kobo Nia will feature a … [Read more...] about Kobo Nia e-reader might be out in the next few weeks
Walmart does not have any Kobo e-readers in stock, both in their stores and online. They are offering online pre-orders of the Kobo Forma and the Libra. The Kobo Clara HD is available, only online, but strangely it is not fulfilled by by Kobo, instead some company called Eletrocell.The Forma and Libra don't appear to be sold in Walmart stores anymore, instead they are only … [Read more...] about Walmart no longer selling Kobo e-readers in their stores?
Over the course of the past few months, Kobo and their various retail partners have been putting the Clara HD on sale. They did it again today, the main Kobo website is selling it for $114 in Canada, the regular price is $139.99. On the Kobo website in the United States, they are marketing it for $99 and the everyday price is $119. It looks like the company is trying … [Read more...] about Kobo is dumping stock of the Clara HD e-Reader