Kobo unveils Kobo Aura One 7.8 inch eReader with 4X as much storage

Amazon’s new $250 Kindle Oasis eReader is now shipping, and early reviews suggest Amazon’s first waterproof Kindle offers one of the best experiences for reading eBooks… if you can justify the price tag. But Amazon isn’t the only company with a premium, waterproof device with an E Ink display for reading eBooks. Last year Kobo […]

Kobo takes on Audible with $10 per month audiobook subscriptions

Kobo is probably the third best-known eBook provider, which is to say that it’s the one you probably keep forgetting exists. The company offers a line of eBook readers as well as apps for Android, iOS, Windows, Mac, and even BlackBerry. And now you can use those apps to do more than read eBooks. you […]

Kobo acquires discount eBook company Shelfie

Shelfie use to be a service that let you get cheap eBooks for titles you already own in hardcover or paperback editions. Just snap a few pictures of your physical bookshelf with the smartphone camera and Shelfie would let you purchase low-cost versions of eligible eBooks. Some titles were even available for free. But after […]

Kobo Plus is a subscription eBook service (for Belgium and the Netherlands)

Kobo has been selling eBooks and devices for reading eBooks for years. Now the company is dipping its toe into the subscription eBook space. Kobo Plus is a new service that lets customers pay a monthly fee to access a library of 40,000 eBooks. It’s basically the company’s answer to Scribd and Amazon’s Kindle Unlimited. There’s on […]

Kobo launches 7.8 inch Aura One eReader for $230 (and 2nd-gen Kobo Aura for $130)

Kobo’s newest device for reading eBooks features a 7.8 inch, 1872 x 1404 pixel E Ink display. It’s called the Kobo Aura One, and it goes up for pre-order August 30th for $230. The Kobo Aura One features an illuminated touchscreen (with an option to reduce the blue light when reading in bed). The eReader has […]

Kobo Aura ONE 7.8 inch and 6 inch eReaders coming soon?

Kobo may be preparing to launch a new eReader with a 7.8 inch display. An unannounced device called the Kobo Aura ONE showed up at the FCC this week, and it’s described as a “7.8 inch Electronic Display Device.” There’s also a model with a 6 inch screen… which will likely have similar specs, but […]