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KOBO ereaders make great gifts and include a special holiday bonus this year

by Blogger on ‎12-05-2014 10:47 AM - last edited on ‎12-05-2014 10:55 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

fs-tech-blog-kobo.jpgAs a published author I’m always happy when someone tells me they love reading. It shows that they’re my kind of people, whether they’re into biographies, sci-fi, fantasy, or anything in between. Readers have imagination. I like that. 


When Kobo first launched I bought one immediately. It’s interesting to look back on it today; it’s a big device with a small screen, and comparing it to new Kobo devices show how far we’ve come. They’re sleek, with crisp text and responsive page turns. I can say, confidently (and from experience) that Kobo ereaders make great gifts, and this holiday they have a little something extra for your giftee. Read on to find out more about both.


Review: Kobo Aura H2O is eReading with a splash of water

by Blogger on ‎09-30-2014 06:57 AM - last edited on ‎10-01-2014 08:19 AM by Blog Editor in Chief



The obvious convenience of an eReader has always been the fact that it’s a library of books in the palm of your hand. Kobo has long been a stalwart in the category, having come to market with numerous models and iterations in its lineup. The Aura H2O is the first to go waterproof, opening the opportunity to read while in the bathtub, hot tub, pool or at the beach without a need to worry about ruining it.


Kobo launches new Aura H2O waterproof eReader

by Blogger on ‎08-27-2014 08:37 AM - last edited on ‎09-08-2014 02:14 PM by Blog Editor in Chief



Kobo has unveiled its newest eReader, the Aura H2O, a waterproof device that essentially opens up the opportunity to read ebooks in just about any body of water. Whether you’re lying on a beach with gentle waves over you or sitting comfortably in a tub, reading doesn’t have to be limited to dry land.


Finding the right eReader for you

by Blogger ‎02-12-2014 09:45 AM - edited ‎02-12-2014 09:46 AM



An eReader is a lot like having both a library and a bookstore in your pocket. You can take all the books you’ve downloaded to the device with you, and then shop for more at your convenience via the Kobo Store, which has plenty to choose from. Some public libraries also let you take out e-books since they use the ePub format eReaders support. So, with all this in mind, which eReader is the right one for you?




eReaders have certainly evolved as a product segment and while offering the same convenient eBook reading experience across the board, they've differentiated themselves in various ways. Aside from, size, screen technology and additional functionality,eReaders today also fit specific lifestyles. Here's a guide to help you navigate through eReader offerings today.


Gifts for her that will be treasured for years

by Blogger on ‎10-31-2013 08:26 PM - last edited on ‎02-26-2014 03:24 PM by Blog Editor in Chief



It doesn't matter if it's your wife, girlfriend, sister, mom, daughter, niece or just a good friend, there are tech gadgets that they would love to own and use as much as they can. Whichever lady in your life that you’re looking to buy a gift for, any one of these four products could appeal to her need to get things done.


Review: Kobo Aura HD 6.8" eReader

by Blogger on ‎10-12-2013 08:55 AM - last edited on ‎10-31-2013 03:58 PM by Blog Editor in Chief



Kobo’s new Aura is a great 6” e-Reader suitable for reading day or night. It has a high quality illuminated e-Ink screen with intuitive touch controls. At first glance it may not be the flashiest gadget you could buy but that is one of the aspects of the Aura that makes it so great. If you’ve ever considered picking up an e-Reader, or your existing reader is starting to show its age, you really owe it to yourself to take a look at the Kobo Aura.


The best eReader for summertime reading.

by Blogger on ‎08-05-2013 09:42 AM - last edited on ‎08-06-2013 01:27 PM by Blog Editor in Chief



With summer in full swing, it’s the perfect time of year to take a look at eReaders and what they can offer you. Sure a lot of people enjoy reading on the usual tablets most of the time. When it's summer, however, those tablets can seem like more of a disadvantage than an advantage as you squint to read LCD screens while sitting under the hot sun, or struggle to keep them recharged while you’re on the go doing summer activities. eReaders are ideal for the summertime! They help you enjoy all the benefits of physical books, and of tablets, together. Whether you are camping or relaxing by the pool, an eReader can help you read all your eBooks on your terms this summer.


Graduation Season. Top Gifts for the New Graduate.

by Blogger on ‎06-12-2013 04:46 PM - last edited on ‎07-11-2013 01:34 PM by JorgeM Recognized Expert

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Accomplishments are in the air, as it’s graduation season! Whether you are attending the gradation ceremony for high school, college, or a technical program, a gift will brighten up the day for the new graduate. Check out our top 5 graduation gift ideas. 



Review: Kobo Aura HD eReader

by Blogger on ‎05-18-2013 10:43 AM - last edited on ‎09-04-2013 02:45 PM by JorgeM Recognized Expert



I had the opportunity to get to know the new Kobo Aura HD eReader and really spend some time getting a good feel for the device. When it was first announced it certainly looked like a premium level eReader device but now I can confidently say that it’s certainly the nicest E-ink device I’ve ever used.


Which eReader is right for you?

by Blogger on ‎04-27-2013 08:11 AM - last edited on ‎07-11-2013 02:18 PM by JorgeM Recognized Expert



The world of eReaders has seen a lot of attention lately. On my daily commute it seems like everyone is using one. These days there is a pretty broad variety to choose from. You can get big, luxurious eReaders. You can get compact, inexpensive eReaders. There are all sorts of options to suit all sorts of lifestyles. One of the eReader brands with the biggest selection is undoubtedly Kobo who has a handy tool available on their website which helps you figure out the best model for your particular lifestyle and budget.


Gift Ideas for the Tech-Savvy Mom

by Blogger on ‎04-19-2013 08:06 AM - last edited on ‎07-11-2013 02:27 PM by JorgeM Recognized Expert

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This Mother's Day, forget the flowers, chocolates or jewelery and aim for something creative, useful and plain cool.  We all know the pressure of finding the perfect gift to honor mom, but why not think outside the box?  Even if she's not a tech whiz you'd be hard-pressed finding a mom who wouldn't love the latest and greatest gadgets. Check out our top picks for gadgets we know she'll love.  


Introducing the Kobo Aura HD

by Blogger on ‎04-17-2013 06:37 AM - last edited on ‎07-04-2013 11:32 AM by JorgeM Recognized Expert


Kobo has recently  unveiled it’s new eReader; the Kobo Aura HD. The device is already available for pre-order at Future Shop too! You may have tried other eReaders before but this is something different. It’s a premium, more luxurious experience. It differentiates itself from other eReaders with the most advanced, highest resolution, super large screen with a design more reminiscent of a book than a tablet, making it more comfortable to use and hold.


Kobo Arc tablets get Android 4.1 Jelly Bean

by Blogger on ‎03-26-2013 03:14 PM - last edited on ‎07-11-2013 01:54 PM by JorgeM Recognized Expert

kobo-arc_1357745493.jpgIf you own a Kobo Arc tablet already, I’ve got some pretty good news for you. Your Kobo experience has now been optimized with Android 4.1, also known as Jelly Bean. Next time your Kobo connects to WiFi (if you haven’t already) your firmware will update and you’ll be ready to go on the latest Android operating system.


CinemaNow expands to Kobo Arc eReaders

by Blogger on ‎02-08-2013 05:01 PM - last edited on ‎07-11-2013 01:56 PM by JorgeM Recognized Expert



Like many Canadians, I love to kick-back and relax through my big screen, be it catching up on shows I've taped on my PVR, or through my new-found love for streaming movies and TV shows: CinemaNow.


Canadian eReader company, Kobo is the latest manufacturer to add CinemaNow to their Arc line-up.




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