Wiley to Publish “Kobo Vox For Dummies”

I was browsing over at MobileRead earlier today when I came across a mention of a new book. John Wiley & Sons will be adding Kobo Vox For Dummies to their extensive list of for Dummies titles. This book is due out in July, and it will be joining similar guides to the Nook Tablet, Kindle Fire as well as for the leading ereaders on the market.

There's no word yet on the ebook edition but it likely will be released at the same time.

Normally I'd like to make all sorts of snide jokes about the appropriateness of the book's title and Vox owners, but in this case I think I will hold off. You see, I don't think tech books like this are worth buying. I've read several for Dummies titles over the years and they've never told me anything useful that I couldn't figure out on my own. I've long since stopped reading them because I have found that Google is nearly as good a source of info.

What do you think?

Kobo Vox For Dummies

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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.

3 Comments

  1. Jim25 April, 2012

    “I’ve read several for Dummies titles over the years and they’ve never told me anything useful that I couldn’t figure out on my own. ”

    That’s because you’re a tech-savvy person, as am I. However, there are many people in this world who still need a lot of hand-holding when it comes to technology (my wife and mother in law are among them), and, believe me, these people need all the help they can get!

    Reply
  2. Ian Thornton-Bryar25 February, 2013

    We’ve just discovered that you have abandoned “Kobo Vox for Dummies”. My wife and I both got our Kobo Voxs because your book was listed as having been published in November 2012.

    Now we’re left high and dry. May we at least ask why?

    Reply
    1. Nate Hoffelder25 February, 2013

      It’s not my book.

      Reply

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