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.
WH Smith has extended its ebook partnership with Kobo for a further four years despite noting slowing growth and value in the sector.
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.
Described by Kobo as “the world’s first premium waterproof E Ink eReader,” the Aura H2O allows readers to enjoy their in the bath or on the beach.
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.
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 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 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 […]