Kobo Touch With Offers Drops E-Reader’s Price To $99, Nook Going For $79 On Black Friday

If you were thinking of laying out the cash for one of the new touch-based e-readers, now would be a good time. Kobo is dropping the price of its Touch e-reader device, <a href="https://beta.techcrunc

Dog Bites Man; Pope Condemns Violence; Publishing Still Doesn’t Get It

<a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/reamde.jpg"><img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/reamde.jpg?w=195" alt="" title="reamde" width="195" height=

Enjoy Music While You Read: Rdio To Come Pre-Loaded On Kobo Vox eReader

<a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/kobo">Kobo</a> has <a href="http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/kobo-partners-with-rdio-to-bring-music-to-its-readers-133873903.html">partnered</a> with

Don’t Count Kobo Out As The EReader Race Rumbles On

Kobo is about to launch their new <a HREF="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/10/19/kobo-pits-its-vox-against-the-fire-and-nook-as-first-social-e-reader/">Vox</a> ereader/tablet and I think it's importa

Kobo Pits Its Vox Against The Fire And Nook As First “Social” E-Reader

The increasing socialification (as opposed to socialization) of our everyday activities is food for thought. What is it that makes people want to share everything about every activity? Reading especia

Kobo Pulse Aims To Offer New Twist On Social Reading

Kobo has been cultivating their <a href="http://www.kobobooks.com/ReadingLife">Reading Life</a> initiative for a while now, and with the announcement of their new Pulse feature, they're digging even d

iPad Book Apps Hobbled: Only Existing Account-Holders Can Use The Apps, Google Books Booted

At the <a HREF="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/02/15/apple-in-app-subscriptions/">beginning of the year</a>, Apple said it wanted 30% of everything sold through the iPad platform. You could sell alm

Revolutions On The Road

<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/king-jon.jpg" />I almost miss the bad old days. When I first started wandering around some of the more obscure <a href="http://rezendi.

Weekend Giveaway: A Kobo eReader Touch (And Some Gift Cards)

Update: It’s over! Congrats to all the winners – emails have been sent. Thanks for entering, everyone, your bookcases are all very interesting. If you’re curious about the new genera

Review: Kobo eReader Touch Edition

Short version: Superficially similar to the new Nook, but the Kobo is perhaps even simpler, and the form factor is slightly more book-like. If you don’t need 3G or the other perks of the Kindle

Kobo Touch Vs. New Nook In Specs

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/Picture-12.png" />We'll soon have both of these new e-reader devices for review, but a quick comparison seems in order since they're so s

Kobo Introduces New Touchscreen E-Reader, Drops Original Model To $100

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/kobo_touch.jpg"><a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/kobo/">Kobo</a> launched as a Borders-based alternative to the <a href="http://www

When Dinosaurs Ruled The Books

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/05/dinos.jpg"> This is a really weird time to be a writer. Agents are <a href="http://www.economist.com/blogs/prospero/2010/07/andrew_wylies_p

What's Going To Happen With The Kobo After Border's Bankruptcy?

Borders took a different route with e-readers than rivals Amazon and Barnes and Noble. Instead of branding their own reader, Borders opted to partner with Kobo, a spin-off of Canadian publishing co

Borders Declares Bankruptcy

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/11/sad_clown.jpg">Here we go: the first of the smaller booksellers is hitting the ropes as <a HREF="http://crunchgear.com/tag/Borders">Borde

Snag A Kobo Wireless eReader For Only $99

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/kobowifi-1-620x437.jpg">The <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/2010/12/07/review-kobo-e-reader-wireless/">Kobo Wireless eReader</a> is a

Borders Looking Bleak Despite Ereader Offerings

Book chain Borders sales are looking bleak and the company is apparently not paying publishers. The company is down two-fold over last year and, although some talks point to a potential Barnes & N

Review: Kobo Wireless E-Reader

Short version: It’s the same thing I reviewed a few months ago, but with wi-fi and an on-device store. They work as well as can be expected on an e-ink device.

Kobo Wireless Now Available On Walmart.com

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/kobowalmartcom.jpg" />You can now find the <a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/kobo/">Kobo Wireless</a> e-reader on walmart.com. You c

Kobo Adds Newspaper, Magazine Subscriptions

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/10/kobonews.jpg" />Want an alternative to the <a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/kindle/">Amazon Kindle</a>/<a HREF="http://www.crunchge
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