|01-09-2013, 11:51 AM||#1|
Join Date: Sep 2009
Device: Kobo Aura HD, Paperwhite 2
From Kobo Glo to Sony T2
After having read a few books on the Kobo Glo I went back to my Sony T2 (whic I also liked much better than the T1). The T2 has a more responsive screen and is more comfortable to hold since the sides are rounded and weighs less. I also missed the buttons that lets turn pages with just one hand. I'm keeping the Glo for a while to see what new updates bring but
unless the Kobo Glo gets quicker I doubt I'll be using it much.
Last edited by owly; 01-11-2013 at 06:12 AM.
|01-09-2013, 10:47 PM||#2|
The look ....
Join Date: May 2012
Device: Blackberry Playbook, Sony 650, Kobo Glo
Owly I like my Sony 650 better than my Kobo Glo, but, my eyes need a lit screen for night reading.
So - I day read non-fiction using the 650 and night read fiction using the Glo.
It works for me.
I regard the Glo as a device in the making and if Kobo can get it's act together with better firmware then it may compete.
In the meantime I find the Glo sort of tacky compared to the feel and use of the 650.
|01-10-2013, 07:03 AM||#3|
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Somewhere in the USA
Device: Kindle1, Kindle DX Graphite, K3 3G, IPad 3, PW2
Kobo is probably never going to get their act together with the firmware, it has been a complaint since the day the first Kobo was released. I am not sure why they have not addressed those problems yet.
|01-10-2013, 08:26 AM||#4|
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Germany / USA
Device: Kindle 4B/K ~ Nexus 7 ~ Kindle Paperwhite 1&2 ~ iPad Air
What are the major painpoints with their software other than freeze-ups? I only played around with some of them in the store, and the only thing noticeable was the lenghty registration process without which I could not operate some of them.
What makes the Sony user interface better?
|01-10-2013, 12:44 PM||#5|
Join Date: Jul 2012
Device: Kobo Glo, Kobo Touch
My Kobo Touch would need a hard reset at least once a day, and was dog-slow at stuff like pulling up a ToC. But I've had my Glo for a couple of weeks and it has never locked up or reset on me, and everything is very fast and smooth.
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