Kobo Wifi revealed

About 3 months ago I found the FCC paperwork for a new Wifi equipped ereader. Kobo were one of the companies listed as a potential distributor, and I can now confirm this.

When I posted before, I wasn't able to show everything because Netronix had requested that some details be hidden. The confidentiality request has expired on some of the documents and I can now show you the Kobo Wifi.

It looks just like the original Kobo.

You might want to glance through the PDF. There are a number of rather pretty shells on display, including the Elonex that I just announced and one from Luarna, the Spanish ebookstore.

kobo Wifi (PDF)

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Nate Hoffelder is the founder and editor of The Digital Reader: He's here to chew bubble gum and fix broken websites, and he is all out of bubble gum. He has been blogging about indie authors since 2010 while learning new tech skills at the drop of a hat. He fixes author sites, and shares what he learns on The Digital Reader's blog. In his spare time, he fosters dogs for A Forever Home, a local rescue group.

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  1. Mike Cane14 September, 2010

    *head explodes* The Kobo IS the Cool-er!! Aie!!! The Cool-er was fall-apart JUNK! Seriously, post after post of the damned thing dying within the first week or even month. Now I wonder if the SQLite guts are standard for this or if it’s a Kobo customization. There’s your next mission, Phelps.

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  6. Tom26 December, 2010

    The only reason I don’t put the —- thing in the trash is because the kids gave it to me as a gift. Within 2 hours of trying in vain to get the thing to work it’s in the “HALL Closet” never to be seen again.

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