Kobo Touch and the Kobo experience – week 1


So as I mentioned I bought a Kobo Touch, a device I like but I do feel the overall experience needs adapting a bit for the UK and also the device would benefit from some more UI tuning options. Given the enthusiasm I perceive the company has for the product I hope some of this may come... Continue Reading →

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PDF conversion for EPUB


Observant readers will have spotted that I have been obsessing about ereaders recently and have just bought a Kobo Touch (see here for the details). I have, therefore. started to work on converting a stack of PDF files into EPUB format for reading on said device (don't bother with native PDF support on any of... Continue Reading →

So I bought a Kobo touch!


Having worried about Kindle / tablet and gotten excited over the Kindle Fire and Kindle Touch I was disappointed that there would be no UK launch in the near future. WH Smiths then announced the UK launch of the Kobo Touch for Monday just gone so I cracked and bought one. The unit is solid enough, the... Continue Reading →

Kobo here I come!


So I cracked - I couldn't wait any longer. Having been hyped up by Amazon then let down (see here) I went into WH Smiths first thing Monday and bought a kobo (see here as to why). So far it is fine - I have update the firmware and put on some free books including... Continue Reading →

Kobo to the rescue?


With no news of when (or even if) the Kindle Touch will hit the UK, well done to WH Smiths who have today announced a deal with Kobo to sell the Kobo Touch in the UK almost immediately (today is October 13th - US availability of Kindle Touch is November) and behind it is a... Continue Reading →

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