Review: Kobo Glo HD


When we caught up with the Kobo team back in April, they explained how that thinking behind the Glo HD was to make reading as simple and enjoyable as possible both for existing ebook fans and, more importantly, the legions of book lovers who’ve so far turned their noses up at reading on a screen.

Kobo unveils new ‘HD’ ebook reader


Priced £109.99, the device will be available in Canada, the US, Australia, and New Zealand from the 1st May, with French shoppers able to snap them up from May 22nd, while those in Italy, the Netherlands, Germany, and Spain will can get them the same day as UK buyers.

Tesco transfers ebook business to Kobo


Tesco is shutting its blinkbox Books service and transferring all customers to rival ebook retailer Kobo. The move follows Tesco’s sale of the main blinkbox movie and TV show streaming service to TalkTalk earlier this year.

Review: Kobo aura H20

The new Kobo aura H20 reader offers an exciting new feature which sets it out from the crowd – it’s water resistant so you can finally read ebooks in the bath.

Kobo kids’ store arrives in UK

UK parents can now give theirs kids access to their Kobo ebook reader safe in the knowledge that they’ll only be able to read and buy age appropriate content.

New deals sees Kobo expand in Spain and Italy

Kobo has signed deals which will expands the availability of its ereader and tablets in Spain and Italy. Online retailer La Central will become the first Spanish bookseller to offer Kobo’s ereaders and tablets, which all include access to the ebook retailer’s store. Kobo already operates its own localised Spanish online store and will offer […]

Kobo announces four new ereader and tablet models

Kobo has revamped its ereader line-up with the introduction of four new models. The new range includes the Google-certified Kobo Arc 10HD and two Kobo Arc 7 tablets, which come pre-loaded with Kobo’s reading and ebook store app, and a new Kobo Aura 6” E Ink eReader. The original “limited edition” 6.8” Kobo Aura was […]

Kobo brings ereader app to Blackberry 10

Kobo has added Blackberry 10 to the line-up of platforms it supports, launching a new version of its popular reading app on BlackBerry World for BlackBerry Z10 and BlackBerry Q10 owners. The app offers access to more than 3.5 million ebooks from Kobo’s store, plus the ability for users to sync their their library across […]