Kobo has just released a firmware update for its first Touchscreen e-reader. It brings international capabilities for people in foreign markets to get the most out of their device.
The new firmware update pushed via WIFI today allows you to set your device’s language to English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, and more! You also have the ability to to translate words in a book to different languages.
There are new enhancements under the Extras menu! You now have the Suduko game and a web browser. There is also a fix to books being stored on the SD card.
The Kobo Desktop Manager also had an update today that allows you to set your preferred language. This is found under tools and you can set your language to English, German, Spanish, French, Italian, and Dutch. You now can use the Desktop Manager while syncing books.
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