Is there a big enough market for e-readers in the bath? Kobo certainly thinks so, and if that suits you, the Kobo Aura H2O is a solid choice.
If Kobo Australia’s research is right, the hardcore readers still gravitate towards e-ink devices over tablets or smartphones.
I reviewed the Kobo Aura HD yesterday — you can read that review here — and came away impressed by the quality of its display screen. But how good, relative to a standard screen is it?
The Kobo Mini that JB Hi-Fi’s selling off for $49 is a pretty sweet device, but what if you don’t have a JB Hi-FI nearby, or they’re out of stock? It turns out that they’re not the only vendor shifting that particular unit cheap.
There are loads of inexpensive eReaders out there… and most of them are rubbish. Cheap screens, cheap construction, terrible interfaces, terrible support. You get what you pay for, mostly. Except when a really good eReader goes on sale, which is exactly what’s happened to the tiny (and cute) Kobo Mini.
A very busy week last week — so busy, that unless you were following my twitter stream intently, you missed out on my plugging my latest work. Something I’ll make up for here. At CNET.com.au, I’ve reviewed a media streamer: AC Ryan Playon!HD Essential: “AC Ryan, as a brand name, sounds rather like the name