The new device was designed with the help of nine of Kobo’s top customers who each gave the firm a list of feature requests they’d like to see incorporated into the final product.
Under an “exclusive” deal announced today, all Vodafone Pay monthly and Pay as you go customers will be able to add a £7.99 per month Readly subscription to their existing Vodafone mobile bill.
The retailer has emailed customers of its eBooks store to inform them that the service will close on June 13th. Customers will have until then to download and save any purchased books.
The decline, the first since the body started monitoring the digital book market seven years ago, came despite a 0.4% growth in printed books and suggests digital reading has reached its peak.