Kobo is running a series of Cyber Monday Deals. They are offering savings on a number of e-readers and ebooks in Canada and the United States on their website. Chapters Indigo is also jumping on the bandwagon.The Kobo Canadian website has the Kobo Clara on sale for $109, the normal price is $139. They have also discounted the Kobo Forma, for the first time ever. You can buy … [Read more...] about Kobo has a number of Cyber Monday Deals
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The Kobo Clara is on sale in the United States at various online retailers for $99 USD, the regular price is $129. The main Kobo website is selling it for $99 for Black Friday and Walmart and Amazon are also selling it at this price too. This is the only e-reader they have discounted this year and there is zero savings on anything for Canadian residents, which includes Indigo … [Read more...] about Kobo Clara HD is on sale for $99 for Black Friday
Kobo e-readers are now available in Singapore. The company has just ironed out a deal with Ingram Micro for distribution to businesses. Kobo also launched a new version of their website, so readers can buy them directly. This is the first time that Kobo has expanded into a new market in 2019.“Kobo goes where the readers are and we have always found a great community of … [Read more...] about Kobo e-readers are now available in Singapore
Barnes and Noble and Kobo are expected to have a number of their e-readers devices on sale for Black Friday and Cyber Monday. The two companies have developed landing pages for their deals, but so far there are no products that are listed.The Barnes and Noble Black Friday page is completely blank, there are a number of links that point various gift guides, but these go to … [Read more...] about Barnes and Noble and Kobo have a Black Friday Page, but have no products
Kobo started out as an Indigo Books and Music pet project, that quickly became its own autonomous company. During some lean years they were sold to Rakuten in 2011 and much needed cash was injected into the company, allowing it to expand. “That propelled us to expand into 12 new countries in 12 months,” Tamblyn said. “As a small Toronto startup, we had to learn everything from … [Read more...] about What is next for Kobo?
Kobo opened up an audiobook store a couple of years ago and they sell them on an individual basis or a subscription, where you get an audiobook a month. The delivery of the content is through their line of mobile apps for Android and iOS, but their Kobo e-readers have never had bluetooth support or an audio player. Will this change next year?Amazon introduced audiobook … [Read more...] about Will Kobo introduce e-readers with audiobook support?
Kobo might be discontinuing some of their older e-readers. The main Kobo website for the US and Canada both show the Kobo Aura H2O edition 2 as out of stock, this model has been supplanted by the Kobo Libra H2O. The Kobo Aura Edition 2 is also not available, this device is also long in the tooth and the Clara HD is the modern equivalent.When Kobo discontinues a series of … [Read more...] about Kobo might be discontinuing two of their e-readers
This year Dropbox implemented a three device limitation for free accounts and if you wanted to add all of your smartphones and tablets, you would have to pay a monthly subscription. A couple of weeks ago Kobo introduced full Dropbox support for the Kobo Forma, so you can add in any ebooks from your cloud storage and copy them to your library. One of the things that went … [Read more...] about Dropbox for the Kobo Forma does not count as one of your devices
The Kobo Libra H2O in black and white is sold out on the main Kobo website for Canadians, but is still available online for residents of the United States. This is the first time since the product was first available on the website that it has been completely sold out and there is no estimated date, when they will have more in stock. The Canadian bookseller Indigo Books and … [Read more...] about Kobo Libra H2O Black and White e-Readers sold out on Kobo.com
The vast majority of older Kobo e-readers had an SD card that could inserted by the user and the e-reader would have additional storage to read ebooks. Starting with the Kobo Glo HD issued in 2015, Kobo started to use SD card that were attached to the motherboard, but could be removed. In order to attach a higher capacity card, you had to clone all of the files on it and insert … [Read more...] about The Kobo Libra H2O SD card is soldered onto the motherboard
Kobo has just come to terms with Amazon for a new distribution agreement for the Clara HD. The product is available in the United States and fulfilled by Amazon, which means Kobo sent a boatload of e-readers to various fulfillment centers. This means that it is eligible for 1 or 2 day shipping for Prime members and will be delivered to customers quicker then ordering … [Read more...] about Kobo has ironed out a secret distribution agreement with Amazon
The Kobo Forma e-reader received a firmware update today that introduced Dropbox Cloud Storage. You now directly access your ebook collection in the cloud and also send documents right from your e-reader to Dropbox. Kobo has stated that you can access ebooks that have DRM and also DRM free.Before you start:Sync your Kobo Forma so that you have the latest … [Read more...] about Kobo Forma e-Reader owners can now access Dropbox