The Kobo Aura H20 at its launch event in Toronto, on Aug. 26. (Image: Kobo).

Published: September 6th, 2017


Kobo Aura One review: a premium e-reader that delivers

The Aura One isn't just an e-reader for people who've never bought an e-reader before, it's an e-reader for people already in the market and ready for an upgrade. That's how Rakuten Kobo

Published on: October 2nd, 2016 Brian Jackson

Kobo’s new Aura One e-reader inspired by its best customers

Rakuten Inc.'s Kobo is advertising its new Aura One as the e-reader designed by people who love e-readers, and it's made that slogan credible after working with about a dozen of its best

Published on: August 17th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Kobo launches new e-reader and service to help grandma set it up

For stalwarts of the printed word that just can’t give up “the feel” of paper books, Rakuten Kobo Inc. is introducing a new e-reader device that it says will finally convert them to

Published on: April 7th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Kobo launching new e-reader, Android tablets

Kobo Inc., the Toronto-based e-reader and e-books firm owned by Tokyo-based Rakuten, announced three new Android tablets and a new e-ink reader last week. The new e-ink reader, Kobo Aura, will launch Sept.

Published on: September 6th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Rakuten adopts MasterCard’s digital wallet for payments

The owner of Canadian e-book firm Kobo and investor in social media site Pinterest announced that it's implemented MasterCard's digital wallet on its main e-commerce site yesterday. Rakuten.com is a major shopping site

Published on: April 10th, 2013 Brian Jackson