Ideal for anyone that spends lots of time relaxing by the pool, the Kobo Aura H2O is a new ereader that will be perfectly fine submerged within a bit more than three feet of water for about half an hour.
Kobo's new tablets and e-reader are nice, but not groundbreaking. Reading content from your Pocket account on an E-Ink screen? Now that's interesting. How long will it be before B&N, Kindle, and Sony start cuddling up to the competition?
Kobo has unveiled a range of new devices, including three tablets designed with readers squarely in mind. The Arc 10HD tablet and two 7-inch models come with features such as Reading Life and Reading Mode to put the reading experience front and center.
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Kobo has announced a high-end e-reader named the Aura HD, which features a big, high resolution screen and a fast processor, which it's aiming at book lovers who consider other, cheaper e-readers to offer a mediocre reading experience.
E-commerce giant Rakuten has further expanded its global presence with the acquisition of Canadian e-publishing firm Kobo. The move will increase the profile of the Toronto-based company thereby helping to push sales of its recently released Vox tablet, as…
Barnes & Noble sent out invites to a special event in New York scheduled for Monday. It's widely expected that the bookseller will unveil a new tablet to compete with Amazon's Kindle Fire and Kobo's Vox devices.