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Kobo for Windows app comes to Windows 8 machines

Kobo for Windows app comes to Windows 8 machines

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Kobo has launched an electronic reading app designed for Microsoft notebooks, tablets and desktop PCs. The Kobo for Windows app not only allows for reading on larger screens but also includes the ability to browse and buy from the Kobo eBookstore. READ: Kobo... >>

Sony Reader eBook store to shut down in US and Canada, will move customers to Kobo

Sony Reader eBook store to shut down in US and Canada, will move customers to Kobo

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Starting next month, Sony will begin closing the doors on its Sony Reader Store for eBooks in the US and Canada. Sony's Reader and Xperia tablet and smartphone users will not be left in the lurch though, as the company also revealed that all Reader accounts... >>

A week in reviews: 4 - 8 November

A week in reviews: 4 - 8 November

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November's headlines are largely going to be owed to gaming. Ahead of PS4 and Xbox One launches we've been shooting the faces off, well, pretty much everybody in Call of Duty: Ghosts on the Playstation 3. It's a game that'll sell boat loads of copies... >>

Kobo Arc 7HD review
4.5 stars

Kobo Arc 7HD review

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Most of the tablets sold on the high street come bundled with a SIM and subscription these days. Not so the Kobo Arc 7HD. Championed by WHSmith, it’s Wi-Fi only, runs on the Android operating system - as championed by many smartphones and tablets out... >>

E Ink talks Kindle displays, and a flexible approach to smartwatches

E Ink talks Kindle displays, and a flexible approach to smartwatches

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Some may think E Ink is a limited format, a poor cousin of the full-colour, all-singing and all-dancing LCD that graces each glossy tablet launch. But for those in the know, E Ink is a wonderful display technology that brings with it a wide range of benefits... >>

Kobo fills gap left by Barnes & Noble with new eBook reader and tablet line-up

Kobo fills gap left by Barnes & Noble with new eBook reader and tablet line-up

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Kobo has announced multiple devices to expand its eBook reader and tablet range, effectively replacing Barnes & Noble's Nook line-up in the battle against the dominance of Amazon. The Kobo Aura 6-inch eBook reader features a front-lit E Ink touchscreen... >>

Kobo Writing Life makes it easy for authors to publish their eBooks in just five steps

Kobo Writing Life makes it easy for authors to publish their eBooks in just five steps

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Kobo, one of the major rivals to Amazon in the eBook market, has simplified the process of self-publishing so that authors can make their digital books available in just five steps. It has launched Kobo Writing Life, a website service that you can use... >>

BlackBerry 10 gets Kobo eBook reading app

BlackBerry 10 gets Kobo eBook reading app

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Kobo, the eBook store and multiple eBook reader manufacturer, has released a version of its free smartphone and tablet application for BlackBerry 10. As with Amazon's Kindle and Barnes & Noble's Nook digital edition apps, which allow you to read bought... >>

Kobo Aura HD pictures and hands-on

Kobo Aura HD pictures and hands-on

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Kobo has one of the most complete ecosystems when it comes to reading. With the bookstore, apps and a choice of both E Ink readers and LCD tablets, there are plenty of ways to get reading with Kobo. The Kobo Aura HD is billed as something of an exclusive... >>

Kobo Aura HD has high-resolution 265ppi E Ink display for the discerning reader

Kobo Aura HD has high-resolution 265ppi E Ink display for the discerning reader

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Kobo has launched the limited edition Kobo Aura HD, a new reader device that features a 265ppi E Ink display, making it sharper than rival reader devices. Typically ebook readers haven't been hugely sharp. Many have offered a 800 x 600 pixel resolution,... >>