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  Thread: Kobo Clara - Missing Aa Text Icon
Post: RE: Kobo Clara - Missing Aa Text Icon

The Clara displays the Aa Text icon for EPUB books and the cursor icon (four triangles around a small circle) when displaying PDF books. So it sounds like you are displaying PDF books. It is not prac...
frogplate Kobo General Discussion 1 1,467 01 Sep 2019, 10:48 PM
  Thread: How on earth do I obtain a method of reading Kobo Books?
Post: RE: How on earth do I obtain a method of reading K...

>> You wrote that the new version of the app installed without issue. Could you say what app that is please? The Windows version of the Kobo Desktop App downloaded from https://www.kobo.com/gb/...
frogplate Kobo General Discussion 7 5,721 01 Jul 2018, 11:53 PM
  Thread: How on earth do I obtain a method of reading Kobo Books?
Post: RE: How on earth do I obtain a method of reading K...

What happened when you tried using the Kobo Desktop? What version of Windows or MacOS are you using?
frogplate Kobo General Discussion 7 5,721 01 Jul 2018, 10:12 PM
  Thread: How on earth do I obtain a method of reading Kobo Books?
Post: RE: How on earth do I obtain a method of reading K...

I've just tried the Kobo Windows app on my ancient Windows 7 machine. There was already an old version of the app on there so I uninstalled that, and also removed Adobe Digital Editions, to see if tha...
frogplate Kobo General Discussion 7 5,721 01 Jul 2018, 10:09 PM
  Thread: How on earth do I obtain a method of reading Kobo Books?
Post: RE: How on earth do I obtain a method of reading K...

Do you have an Apple or Android phone or tablet? I can't vouch for the Apple apps, but the Kobo Android app is dead easy to set up and works fine. Most of my reading time with Kobo books is on an Amaz...
frogplate Kobo General Discussion 7 5,721 01 Jul 2018, 09:22 PM
  Thread: Kobo Clara HD
Post: Kobo Clara HD

There is a new Kobo eReader coming to Europe at the beginning of June. It is likely to be slightly more expensive than the Kindle Paperwhite, but have double the storage and a colour-adjustable frontl...
frogplate Kobo General Discussion 2 3,667 29 May 2018, 02:29 PM
  Thread: Cant register
Post: RE: Cant register

You could do an "Out of the Box" reset (https://forum.xda-developers.com/nook-to...-t2858282) to get to the factory reset screen and then hit the [Skip Oobe] button which should you get to the Home sc...
frogplate Kobo Glo 1 3,762 14 Oct 2017, 12:11 PM
  Thread: Warning about $50 Nook Tablet
Post: Warning about $50 Nook Tablet

Android Central say that Barnes & Noble have fixed the malware problem with their latest bottom of the range tablet - but you still shouldn't buy it... http://www.androidcentral.com/update-50-......
frogplate Nook HD / HD+ 0 3,777 23 Dec 2016, 10:51 AM
  Thread: Sainsbury's Pull Out of the eBook Market
Post: Sainsbury's Pull Out of the eBook Market

Can't say that I'm surprised, but Sainsbury's announced that they are pulling out of the eBook marked at the end of November. Books bought from Nook or Sainsbury's will be transferred to Kobo. They s...
frogplate Nook / Barnes & Noble General Discussion 2 5,548 20 Sep 2016, 09:11 PM
  Thread: Kobo Aura One
Post: Kobo Aura One

Kobo have announced the Kobo Aura One - a premium ebook reader with a 7.8 inch 300ppi Carta E Ink touchscreen, waterproof, and with the ability to shift the front-light spectrum towards the red at nig...
frogplate Kobo Aura / Aura HD 0 3,554 19 Aug 2016, 06:50 PM
  Thread: Kobo update 'deprives' readers of hundreds of DRMed ebooks
Post: Kobo update 'deprives' readers of hundreds of DRMe...

There is a report on Boing Boing that a recent Kobo update has 'deprived' readers of DRMed ebooks that have been imported from Sony readers. 'Deprived' is a bit of a weighted term since it appears tha...
frogplate Kobo General Discussion 1 3,935 07 May 2016, 02:55 PM
  Thread: Hi from a UK writer
Post: RE: Hi from a UK writer

Hi there and welcome to Nobooko! I read "Ant Man" last night and really enjoyed it. Great fun! Of course it helps that I was a big fan of "Them!" as a kid. Jonathan
frogplate Say Hello 2 3,949 24 Apr 2016, 08:57 PM
  Thread: Hacking conspiracy
Post: RE: Hacking conspiracy

(17 Apr 2016 11:40 PM)mikewood Wrote:  knowing @frogplate - i bet he bought this! I downloaded the sample and greatly enjoyed it. There is nothing I find more annoying than TV programmes like...
frogplate Say Hello 8 11,165 18 Apr 2016, 11:19 PM
  Thread: £330 ereader
Post: RE: £330 ereader

When I saw the first photos of the Kindle Oasis I was bowled over by the physical design - I loved the idea of the mechanical page turn buttons and the overall look of the thing. But when the full sp...
frogplate eReader Buzz 1 5,593 18 Apr 2016, 01:09 AM
  Thread: Hacking conspiracy
Post: RE: Hacking conspiracy

Amazon link for those who have deserted to the dark side: Articulus: Rising (UK) Articulus: Rising (US)
frogplate Say Hello 8 11,165 16 Apr 2016, 02:21 PM
  Thread: Hacking conspiracy
Post: RE: Hacking conspiracy

That does sound right up my street! It would be well worth you putting a link to your book in the "eBook PR" forum. Cheers, Jonathan
frogplate Say Hello 8 11,165 15 Apr 2016, 12:14 PM
  Thread: Nook pulls out of UK
Post: RE: Nook pulls out of UK

Transfer to Sainsbury's Entertainment account worked this evening. Once in they say they will notify you when your books and magazines have been transferred and in the mean time give you a £5 voucher ...
frogplate Nook / Barnes & Noble General Discussion 4 8,175 17 Mar 2016, 12:24 AM
  Thread: Hello from a SoCal Author
Post: RE: Hello from a SoCal Author

>> I see that one is UK. Is this site for UK users as well? Although there are a few site features that default to the UK eBook stores, there is nothing that makes either site "UK-only". We hav...
frogplate Say Hello 5 8,279 14 Mar 2016, 08:53 PM
  Thread: Nook pulls out of UK
Post: RE: Nook pulls out of UK

Seems that Nook jumped the gun - obviously can't wait to get rid of us. Another link to the Sainsbury's site says that they are still "putting the finishing touches to the process" of transferring the...
frogplate Nook / Barnes & Noble General Discussion 4 8,175 14 Mar 2016, 04:00 PM
  Thread: Hello from a SoCal Author
Post: RE: Hello from a SoCal Author

Hi there and welcome! This site is one of the quieter corner's of the Web, but it is still alive and actively moderated. It is certainly worth posting details of your books here. >> I'm on lot...
frogplate Say Hello 5 8,279 14 Mar 2016, 03:55 PM