FCC Teardown Reveals the Kobo Aura H2O has an Internal Card Slot, Other Goodies

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While perusing the FCC website this morning, looking for signs of Pika and Alyssum, I happened across an old filing for the Kobo Aura H2O. Kobo launched this ereader last September, and even though it shipped in October we still haven't taken the time to look inside. The photos don't tell us much that we don't already know, ...

FCC Extends Accessibility Waiver for Kindle, Kobo eBook Readers

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Just over a year ago the FCC granted US makers of ereader devices a limited exemption from complying with certain accessibility regulations, and this past week the FCC extended that waiver for another year. As I reported last year, this waiver excuses Amazon et al from having to make ereaders which comply with the Twenty-First Century Communications ...

New Kobo Aura H2O eReader Clears the FCC, Has Wifi and a 6.8″ Screen

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The drought of news about new US ebook readers ended today with the discovery that Kobo's next ebook reader has made an appearance on the FCC website. Kobo (or rather their hardware partner Netronix) has taken the sensible precaution of placing most of the useful info under an embargo, but there were a few nuggets of ...

Microsoft Doubles Down on a Bad Idea: New Windows RT Tablet Clears the FCC

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Like any huge company, Microsoft makes a lot of mistakes. It's almost inevitable, given their many activities. Sometimes, as in the case of the Kin phone, Microsoft realizes their mistake fairly quickly and cancels the product. But that doesn't always happen; sometimes there are products like Windows RT tablets, when Microsoft not only doesn't realize their ...