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
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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
Kobo Writing Life authors now have the option to submit their self-published ebooks to the new Overdrive Cost-Per-Circulation system. The program is available for worldwide distribution and offers a simple submission process, which includes setting a library-specific price.The One-Copy/One-User model has been around since 2017 for Writing Life Authors. , but the exciting … [Read more...] about KWL Authors can submit to Overdrive Cost-Per-Circulation Mode
When you think of a Windows 10 Kobo app, most people know of the their Desktop Software, that is better suited to reading on a PC and managing your e-reader. The company also has an app just for Windows 10 and is better suited for mobile devices that are running ARM and x86 based processors. This review focuses on the Windows 10 experience on the computer, but I think you … [Read more...] about Kobo ebooks for Windows 10 Review
Kobo is no stranger to taking risks with their e-readers. They incorporated waterproofing in virtually all of their models, as well as packing in more white LED and amber LED lights for their front-lit display and color temperature system. They were the first to come to terms with Pocket, the read it later news feed for blog articles to be sent directly to the e-reader. They … [Read more...] about Will Kobo Develop a Color e-Reader in 2020?
Kobo has a Windows 10 app that is available to many different countries on the Windows Store. You can install on any supported device that has an ARM or x86 processor. This app was designed to give people the ability to read ebooks on their desktop, laptop or 2-1. This app has a serious error right now, that has been ongoing for weeks. If you attempt to login using Facebook, … [Read more...] about Kobo Ebooks App for Windows 10 is Broken