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Sweet Valentine's Gift Ideas for Him and Her

by Blogger on ‎02-04-2013 09:19 AM - last edited on ‎01-21-2014 04:37 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

Are you looking for a Valentines gift idea for your sweetie?  OK, let's face it. Roses die.  And chocolates?  Well, they get eaten (and fast!). So why not give him or her something that will last? Show your love with one of these Valentines gift ideas that will bring endless hours of enjoyment!






Review: Kobo Arc

by Blogger on ‎12-27-2012 08:56 AM - last edited on ‎07-11-2013 01:53 PM by JorgeM Recognized Expert



Kobo has a lot of great E-Readers already. They have E-Paper solutions all along the product category’s spectrum. Earlier this year they also launched a brand new seven inch tablet called the Kobo Arc. It runs on Google’s Android operating system, sports a full colour screen, and looks like it could be a great overall tablet, letting users go beyond mere e-book reading.


Sony launches Reader app for iOS

by Blogger ‎11-06-2012 01:54 PM - edited ‎11-08-2012 07:34 AM

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If you have a Sony Reader device, or even just an account, you can now read eBooks through the brand new free app Sony just released for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. Transfer over your entire account settings and library of titles over to your iOS device by logging in, but you won't be able to actually buy any new ones through the app.


Most wanted by mom and dad: The hottest gifts for high-speed parents.

by Blogger on ‎11-02-2012 12:50 PM - last edited on ‎07-11-2013 02:38 PM by JorgeM Recognized Expert

The holidays are fast approaching, and we all know a busy parent or two in our family circle who could use a fab gift under the tree!   (I just happen to one of them! ;-)) If you're stuck for holiday gift ideas for parents, think about products that might pamper them, help them carve out some extra time in their day, or, make more of the time spent with their kidsFor today's time-strapped parents, finding time for real-life social interactions, other than with spouses and children, is challenging. 


Between working outside the home, doing housework, helping with homework, and taxi-ing kids' to their activities, parents rarely have time left over for themselves, friends, or one another. Technology like these 12 great gift ideas for today's high speed parents plays a huge role in helping them stay socially-connected and entertained.


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Review: Kobo Mini

by Blogger on ‎10-28-2012 03:41 PM - last edited on ‎07-04-2013 11:39 AM by JorgeM Recognized Expert


Kobo just recently launched a series of new eReaders to the market, the smallest of which is the diminutive Kobo Mini eReader. This compact little gadget is the most portable of the set with an E Ink display measuring at just five inches. Its Kobo’s first go at bringing us such a small form-factor eReader so lets see what users can expect.


Review: Kobo Glo eReader

by Blogger on ‎10-22-2012 07:54 AM - last edited on ‎07-11-2013 01:54 PM by JorgeM Recognized Expert


Kobo's wide selection of eReaders coupled with their vast library of 3 million eBooks, robust social reading features and constant innovation makes them a top pick for any eBook enthusiast. The new Kobo Glo eBook Reader solves one of the fundamental deficiencies of eBook readers elegantly and affordably.


Enjoying Facebook & Evernote with the Sony PRS T2 eReader

by Blogger ‎10-02-2012 12:39 PM - edited ‎10-02-2012 12:46 PM


We’ve already taken a quick look at the new Sony eReader PRS T2 and run down some of its hardware specifications. Today lets take a closer at this eReader and some of it’s software features.


Kobo Arc Hits Future Shop This November!

by Blogger on ‎09-19-2012 10:47 AM - last edited on ‎07-11-2013 01:56 PM by JorgeM Recognized Expert

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A few weeks ago, Kobo announced their latest additions to their eReader family – Glo, Mini and Arc.  These new models are each suited to your particular tastes whether you prefer reading at night, on the go, or while multitasking with your favourite media. 




With more than 10 million users in 190 countries Kobo has pioneered the eReader market, catching the world by storm with their increasingly innovative line of eReaders and tablets.  They've changed the way we think of reading, offering more options and versatility while you enjoy the books you can't help but sink into. To celebrate another successful year of eReading and expand upon their current line, Kobo is introducing three new models to the family: Kobo Glo, Kobo Mini and Kobo Arc. 


Review: Sony PRS-T2 eBook Reader

by Blogger on ‎09-05-2012 07:37 PM - last edited on ‎09-07-2012 01:51 PM by Administrator



Sony has a new eReader on the market. The PRS-T2 refreshes their previous model of Reader Wifi which was already quite popular. It brought some unique features to the table and had an attractive price point. This new model keeps all the things we liked about that previous model and adds things like direct integration with Evernote, smoother performance, and a more refined package overall.


Get your Batman fix before The Dark Knight Rises

by Blogger on ‎07-19-2012 08:10 AM - last edited on ‎07-11-2013 01:48 PM by JorgeM Recognized Expert



This Friday the hugely anticipated finale to The Dark Knight trilogy hits cinemas throughout Canada. No doubt a lot of you Batman fans are really looking forward to checking out how the story ends when Batman faces off against Bane for the fate of Gotham city. We have some time to kill before we can actually watch it though, so in the meantime lets get primed by checking out some of the Batman offerings available in the Kobo digital library.


Meet Google's new Nexus 7 tablet

by Blogger on ‎06-28-2012 06:52 PM - last edited on ‎07-11-2013 01:48 PM by JorgeM Recognized Expert

tablet-gallery-tilt.pngIt seems like everyone has their sights on tablets these days. This week at Google I/O 2012 we got our first real look at the Nexus 7 tablet. It's Google’s first tablet offering. They’ve partnered with Asus to get it manufactured which means good things are in store for this shiny new gadget. 


eBooks Outsell HardCovers: Your Summer Reading List Just Got Lighter

by Blogger on ‎06-20-2012 07:10 PM - last edited on ‎07-11-2013 02:20 PM by JorgeM Recognized Expert



About a year ago ebooks outsold paperback books for the first time. That achievement sent a shudder through the publishing—and book selling—industry. But this news isn’t just sending a shudder, it’s sending a fit of the screaming mimis through the industry:


eBooks are outselling hardcover books—It’s the end of books as you knew them: E-books out-sell hardbound for the 1st time | ZDNet.


Just let that sink in for a moment.


Cool Kobo campaign surprises 100 commuters

by Blogger on ‎06-10-2012 09:40 AM - last edited on ‎07-11-2013 01:57 PM by JorgeM Recognized Expert



Kobo shared some fun news where their marketing team surprised 100 Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) commuters with free Kobo Touch eReaders just for reading while traveling.


Celebrate Intergalactic Star Wars Day with Kobo eReaders

by Blogger ‎05-03-2012 07:14 PM - edited ‎05-03-2012 07:57 PM

4th.jpgThe fourth day of May is known by science fiction fans the world over as Intergalactic Star Wars Day. The official greeting of the day is, as you may have guessed, “May the fourth be with you” and if the pun makes you smile even a little you might take an interest in Kobo eReaders and their extensive lbrary of science fiction works. Kobo has one of the biggest eReader libraries in the world which features hundreds of science fiction titles to appeal to the Star Wars fan in you. 


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