Kobo is well known for having a portfolio of excellent e-readers and a deep ebook ecosystem. The company has been in business since 2010 and this has been their primary focus. They are now getting involved in developing digital signage. The first product is a large 30 inch display that is basically a giant Forma.The digital signage is available at the Taoyuan Baseball … [Read more...] about Kobo goes beyond e-readers and develops digital signage
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Kobo has revamped the way the Table of Contents and Annotations views are displayed on all of their e-readers, except the Kobo Mini. The company has also added four new dictionaries that are available to download. Dutch-English, Dutch-French, French-Dutch and Swedish. These new features are apart of the new 4.24.15676 firmware update that is being pushed out via WIFI.Every … [Read more...] about Kobo has revamped Table of Contents and Annotations
Kobo Plus is a new subscription platform that launched in Canada a couple of months ago. There have been many commercials advertising the service and hyping up the unlimited model. With reading time increasing so dramatically, the Kobo Plus eBook subscription is an ideal way to approach a bucket list of literary classics, an entire author's catalogue, or to dive into a new … [Read more...] about Have you signed up for Kobo Plus?
Kobo has not been running any sales on their e-readers since the Kobo Nia was announced. The best deals you can get right now is if you buy a refurbished models. In the US, the Kobo Clara HD is available for $89, the regular price for a new device is $119, so this is a really solid deal. The Kobo Aura H2O edition 2 is a bit older, but can be yours for $139, the regular price is … [Read more...] about Kobo Clara HD and H20 refurbished e-readers on sale
Last week, Kobo issued a big firmware update for their complete line of e-readers. The home screen and library view now have tabs at the bottom of the screen for Home, My Books, Discover, and More. The main list of menu items at the top left corner is now gone, replaced by a clock. They added a scrollbar in the library, with one list, instead of multiple pages. Many people … [Read more...] about Kobo issues emergency fix for their e-readers
Kobo is pushing out a new firmware update 4.23.15505 to the Kobo Touch A/B, Kobo Touch C, Kobo Glo, Kobo Glo HD, Kobo Touch 2.0, Kobo Aura, Kobo Aura HD, Kobo Aura H2O, Kobo Aura H2O Edition 2 v1, Kobo Aura H2O Edition 2 v2, Kobo Aura ONE, Kobo Aura ONE Limited Edition, Kobo Aura Edition 2 v1, Kobo Aura Edition 2 v2, Kobo Nia, Kobo Clara HD, Kobo Forma, and the Kobo Libra H2O. … [Read more...] about Kobo introduces ebook discovery
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
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