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Kobo’s iPad eReading App Goes Social

Books for eReaders

Kobo has added the Reading Life feature to its eReading app on the iPad to bring in some social networking into reading books. The app enables integration with the largest social network – Facebook. You can extract quotes from books and tell people what you’ve been reading by showcasing the ...

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Kobo Strikes Deal with Several Hardware Partners

Kobo Wireless eReader

Kobo devices may not yet reach the level of success that Amazon Kindle has. To be fair, very few have. But it does not stop the company behind the e-reader device to secure relationships with several hardware partners, which include wireless providers, tablet manufacturers, and e-reader OEMs. Pushing for an ...

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Literati 2 eReader May Get Android

Literati 2 eReader

The eReader from Sharper Image – Literati eReader didn’t really take off with the tech community but sold reasonably well as far as the general public goes. Retailers stocking the digital reader have cut the price drastically – from $139 to $39 – to get the device off shelves and ...

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Kobo Gets Fresh Funds


Kobo, the eBook seller that is backed by Indigo Books & Music, Borders, REDgroup Retail, Cheung Kong Holdings, and other leaders in technology and retail has just raised a new round of funding from an “institutional investor”. Without disclosing specifics, Kobo said that Indigo Books & Music – Canadian books ...

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New Kobo Touch vs. Kindle 3


Our discussions on eReaders have usually been around Amazon’s Kindle lineup and Barnes & Noble’s NOOK Color and NOOK Touch. Now, we have a new challenger from Kobo – the new Kobo Touch. This eReader is emerging as a strong contender in the market with design and features comparable to ...

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Comparing the Kobo Touch vs Nook Touch

Kobo Touch vs Nook Simple Touch

I admit that it is hard to compare e-readers without considering the Kindle but the Kobo Touch and Nook Simple Touch are devices that offer similar features at a lesser price and also has more openness in terms of support for file formats like the epub standard. So, lets look ...

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Tweaks to Prolong your Kobo Battery Life


Kobo is one contender in the ebook market who offer very competitive feature rich readers similar to that of other brands like Amazon and Barnes & Noble. With 3 different models available, the Kobo Vox, Kobo Touch, and Kobo WiFi, maintaining the proper battery life allows for hours of unplugged ...

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