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Ebook readers are more than just Kindles. Here are all the best options

If you're a bookworm, an ebook reader can be an important part of your life, one that allows you to read your books whenever and wherever you like. But which should you get? Here are the best ebook readers available.
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Kobo’s upcoming ebook reader is bigger, lighter, and not afraid of water

Kobo has debuted its latest ebook reader, and it's called the Kobo Forma. The company's new device is not only waterproof, but it's the copany's lightest and most durable yet. It can be pre-ordered starting October 16.
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Walmart’s new eBooks store goes head-to-head with Amazon

Walmart is continuing its assault against the likes of Amazon. How? The company has launched Walmart eBooks in partnership with Rakuten Kobo, giving Walmart customers access to Kobo's 6-million-strong library of ebooks.
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The new Kobo Clara HD is a worthy (and affordable) Kindle competitor

Kindle may be the first name that comes to mind when you think of ebook readers, but Kobo has been making excellent devices for nearly a decade. Its newest model, the Kobo Clara HD, is a budget reader with a few unexpected features.
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Kobo’s limited-edition Aura One offers extra storage for a crazy number of books

Kobo is launching a limited-edition Aura One for the holiday season. The ebook reader offers 32GB of storage, enough for a whopping 28,000 books, though the company suggests fans of graphics-heavy ebooks will find it most useful.
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Ebook company Kobo set to go head-to-head with Audible in the audiobooks market

You can finally look beyond Audible if you're in the market for an audiobook. This week, Canadian company Rakuten Kobo, known for its ebook readers and library, expanded its offerings by diving into the audiobooks marketplace.
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Kobo’s new Aura H20 still survives a dip in the deep end, holds even more books

Kobo's new Aura H2O packs double its predecessor's storage, plus an upgraded processor, more RAM, and a blue-light filter. It's fully waterproof, to boot, and no more expensive than the competition.
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Kobo acquires Shelfie to help turn your physical library into a digital one

Rakuten Kobo Inc. acquired Shelfie, a service that allowed users to obtain free or discounted eBook versions of books they already owned in hard (or paper) back. Kobo will be integrating Shelfie's features directly into its own e-readers.
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Kobo’s new $130, high-res Glo HD e-reader promises to make your ebooks look amazing

Kobo may have taken its time coming out with a challenger to Amazon's Kindle Voyage, but at $130, the Glo HD appears to be worth the wait. It's set for release in the U.S. on May 1.
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Want to read ebooks in the shower? Try the Kobo Aura H2O ereader

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.
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Kobo’s brilliant Pocket partnership makes the Aura more than just another e-reader

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?
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Hands on: Kobo’s Arc10 HD feels underpowered and overpriced

For $400, Kobo’s Arc10 moves too slow and feels too buggy beside competitors like Google’s Nexus 7, which sells for less and feels far faster. Is there any way it can succeed?
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Hands On: Kobo’s Aura e-reader commands a premium for bookstore freedom

Kobo’s Aura makes it easier to view content from the Web and doesn’t come locked to just one bookstore, but bookworms will need to decide if it’s worth the fairly substantial price premium.
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Tablets for bookworms? Kobo unveils three reader-centric slates and new Aura e-reader

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…
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5 reasons to liberate your ebooks from their DRM prison

Protect the books you paid for from Amazon, Google, and the whims of any other bookseller who wants to control where and how many times you can access them. Break the DRM and keep a local backup you control.
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Kobo wants its new, high resolution Aura HD to be the bibliophile’s e-reader of choice

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.
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Kobo Arc 7-inch tablet updated to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean

Kobo has updated its 7-inch Kobo Arc tablet to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. The update includes a ton of new features that should help improve user experience.
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Kobo touts millions of e-reader sales in 2012, despite lack of exposure

You may have never heard of Kobo, but last year it sold millions of e-readers and it plans for yet another successful year of sales and performance on the horizon.