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Kobo Vox now comes with Google Play Store preloaded

The Kobo Vox is an Android-powered color eBook reader designed to access content from the Kobo online book store. It doesn’t get as much attention as the Amazon Kindle Fire or Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet because… well, because it’s not affiliated with Amazon or B&N. It also has a slower processor and a less […]

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You can root the Kobo Vox $200 tablet, run the Android Market

The Kobo Vox is a $200 color Android tablet that’s marketed as an eBook Reader bundled with the Kobo book store. It can run Android apps downloaded from the GetJar app store, but it turns out it’s also possible to install the official Google Android Market and download hundreds of thousands of apps. You’ll notice […]

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Japan’s Rakuten buys Kobo for $315 million

Electronic bookseller Kobo is about to be sold to Japanese internet service company Rakuten. The Japanese firm is going to buy all outstanding shares of the company for $315 million. Currently Canadian bookseller Indigo is the largest shareholder. Kobo’s digital book platform allows customers to purchased eBooks on a wide range of devices in a […]