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Old 06-20-2011, 02:01 PM   #1
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Kobo Touch now...or wait? What would you do?

This is my very first post!

I have, sitting right beside still UN-opened, my brand new Kobo Touch.

I do have a Wi-Fi Kobo however, that is also sitting right beside me.

The Kobo Touch was a gift and I can barely stop myself from tearing into it and setting it all up...but the more I read, the more I'm apprehensive about keeping the Touch NOW (as opposed to waiting a few months for the 'glitches' to be corrected.)

So, those who have been in the same position...would you keep the Kobo Touch now and just deal with the issues and hope they get corrected or would you be happy with the Kobo you currently have (only 6 months old) and wait for a bit until the 'bugs' are all worked out?

Help quickly, before I tear into the box and regret it.
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Old 06-20-2011, 02:06 PM   #2
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um...you have it, why not use it . It's not like you're thinking of going out to buy it.

Personally, I loved my wifi; it worked fine and did what I wanted it to do; The touch was an extravagant buy for me, but one I don't regret as the touch is an improvement over the wifi in a number of areas (weight, speed, features). If you were debating buying it, I'm sure people could give you arguments both for and against, but since you already have it, there's really no decision to make
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Old 06-20-2011, 02:54 PM   #3
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I've owned both the previous Kobo generations for a while before giving them away, and I think my new Touch is the biggest improvement yet. Absolutely I would open the new one if I were you. I'm sure some minor glitches will be fixed by firmware updates over the next few months (and probably others not), but it's pretty good just as it is.
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Old 06-20-2011, 02:56 PM   #4
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which repoted 'gliches' concern you? Are they deal breakers? Personally I have yet to experience any glitches so I think you should just open it and enjoy.
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Old 06-20-2011, 03:24 PM   #5
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THANK YOU!

I guess I was getting a little 'worried' about some of the 'bad' things people were reporting (factory resets cause books are disappearing, ghosting, touch screens not working,etc.)

But I just needed someone to confirm that I should 'just do it.'

So I will be opening the box now.

Thanks!
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Old 06-20-2011, 04:09 PM   #6
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I'd assume that any 'glitches' that are likely to be worked out are in the software, not the hardware. You'll get the software updates if/when they come.
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Old 06-20-2011, 11:27 PM   #7
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Yup Humber, good choice! Nothing to worry about. With the latest 1.9.4 update basically everything is fixed that needs to be. Now there can only be good things coming in terms of new and improved features.
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