Kobo has just released a new firmware update for the vast majority of their e-readers. The big selling point behind the 4.35.20400 update is the store loading quicker. Tap on the bottom of your screen to browse for your next read more quickly. When it comes to the reading experience, Kobo has enhanced PDF files, so when you pinch and zoom and find the ideal layout, it will … [Read more...] about The Kobo Store now loads faster on e-readers
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Kobo renews partnership with Chapters Indigo
Kobo and Chapters Indigo business relationship goes back a longways. Kobo became an offshoot of Shortcovers, which was launched in 2009 and comprised as an eBook reading app for Android and iOS. Within a year, it was live in 200 countries and started to make millions of dollars selling eBooks. Indigo management was pleased and due to the success of the app, Shortcovers split … [Read more...] about Kobo renews partnership with Chapters Indigo
Will Kobo release a second generation Elipsa with a 300 PPI screen?
Amazon was the first company to release a 10.2-inch screen with a 300 PPI display, the Kindle Scribe. Everyone else who has issued products in this space have been 10.1, 10.2 or 10.3 and can only handle 212 to 227 PPI. Amazon did not create a special screen with E INK, they are using the same off the shelf e-paper screens as everyone else, so there is no stopping other … [Read more...] about Will Kobo release a second generation Elipsa with a 300 PPI screen?
Kobo e-readers are on sale for Black Friday
Kobo is having a respectable sale for some of their e-readers. If you have been wanting to buy one, likely they won't be this low until Boxing Day. Kobo is guaranteeing that they will all ship out really soon, so they will be in your hands in a couple of days. This is solid if customers are buying them for a gift or maybe just upgrading their older models to something more … [Read more...] about Kobo e-readers are on sale for Black Friday
Kobo Plus now has Audiobooks in Canada
Kobo Plus is a online subscription that users pay a monthly fee and get access to over 1.3 million digital books and in some markets, audiobooks. Kobo Plus has just added 100,000 audiobooks in their library for Canadians. Subscribers will be able to explore the eBook and audiobook catalogue stress-free with a free 30-day trial. In addition to books from some of the country’s … [Read more...] about Kobo Plus now has Audiobooks in Canada
Kobo Australia announces Black Friday 2022 Sale
Black Friday sales are set to commence soon and Kobo has said it is all set to join the party. The company said it will be holding a special sales event in Australia from November 18 to 28. During the period, there are going to be discounts to the tune of $20 to $50 on select Kobo e-reader and e-note models - the Kobo Clara 2E, Kobo Sage, and the Kobo Elipsa Pack. The offer is … [Read more...] about Kobo Australia announces Black Friday 2022 Sale
Rakuten Kobo Book Report 2022: Digital Reading in a Post-COVID World
Kobo has released their annual Book Report, revealing notable reading habits that dominated 2022. This report is primarily aimed at Canadian users, but the book and authors are applicable to any English speaking market. 2022 was a big year for books, with Canadians reading for the equivalent of nearly 8,000 years. That’s a slight seven per cent dip from last year, … [Read more...] about Rakuten Kobo Book Report 2022: Digital Reading in a Post-COVID World
Rakuten Kobo is doing business with 3PL for e-commerce fulfilment solutions
Rakuten Kobo has entered into a partnership with the Wigan-based third-party logistics specialist, 3PL that will enable the latter to provide both B2C and B2B fulfillment solutions for the Kobo range of e-readers in the UK, BusinessManchester reported. Kobo is among the largest e-reader solution providers in the world and has more than 6 million e-books and audiobooks to offer. … [Read more...] about Rakuten Kobo is doing business with 3PL for e-commerce fulfilment solutions
The E-Note industry is getting hypercompetitive in 2023
The Digital note taking industry running E INK screen technology is started to get hyper competitive in 2022 and will go into overdrive in 2023. We now have more choice than ever before, with picking a trusted brand and sticking with it for the long haul. Onyx Boox has been one of the undisputed leaders in e-notes and has an extensive portfolio of 30-40 products released in the … [Read more...] about The E-Note industry is getting hypercompetitive in 2023
What is a better e-Reader Kobo or Nook?
Barnes and Noble and Kobo started selling e-readers and e-books around the same time in 2009/2010. Over the years the two companies have constantly refined their E INK offerings, providing users with better hardware and software. The latest generation readers are here, the B&N Nook Glowlight 4e and the Kobo Clara 2e, which are considered entry level e-readers. What are the … [Read more...] about What is a better e-Reader Kobo or Nook?
Kobo Clara 2e vs Amazon Kindle 2022
Amazon and Kobo are going head to head in the global e-Reader. They both have brand new e-readers this year that are economical and full of great features. The screens are both sunken with exposed e-paper, which make the 300 PPI screens display razer sharp text. The digital bookstores where you buy books are very similar and have the latest bestsellers by major publishers. … [Read more...] about Kobo Clara 2e vs Amazon Kindle 2022