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You wouldn't expect an e-reader to be very customizable, but they've provided a rich seam of fodder for enterprising hackers. The latest to be broken is Kobo's Glo, which has has been tweaked to run a full version of Android by a user on MobileRead's forums. It was relatively easy, as the Glo shar...

November 4th 2013 at 1:02pm 0 Comments
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Strange, but until now, if you were aching for a Kobo reader, the company's site would redirect you to a third-party like Best Buy or select independent booksellers. The tablet / e-reader maker has finally opened up direct sales of devices like the Kobo Glo, Mini and Arc through its site to intere...

April 2nd 2013 at 4:03pm 0 Comments
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More Info Hands-on with Kobo's Glo and Mini e-readers Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight review Amazon Kindle Paperwhite review There's nothing like a good underdog story. Aside from last year's failed Vox tablet, Kobo has made some quality devices, but has still failed to make a huge dent...

November 2nd 2012 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Earlier today we had a nice sit-down with Kobo, where we got some quality hands-on time with the company's Arc Android tablet. As you can imagine, that was the marquee product on display, but we also had the chance to handle the outfit's newest e-readers: the Glo ComfortLight, which has built-in f...

September 19th 2012 at 5:36pm 0 Comments