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Old 04-13-2012, 02:04 AM   #1
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New Kobo Website ?

Did I miss an announcement from Kobo? Take a look at http://read.kobo.com/
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Old 04-13-2012, 05:41 AM   #2
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I'm guessing this is the html5 alternative to buying through Apple/Amazon (and paying them off the top) for apps/mobile devices. Just a guess.
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Old 04-13-2012, 06:31 AM   #3
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I'm guessing this is the html5 alternative to buying through Apple/Amazon (and paying them off the top) for apps/mobile devices. Just a guess.
That would be my guess also.. Though in my browser it doesn't seem to be working quite right.. Using Google Chrome..
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Old 04-13-2012, 09:14 AM   #4
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Weird in that I too use Chrome and it seemed fine to me!
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Old 04-13-2012, 12:22 PM   #5
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I'm getting a 404 error.
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Old 04-13-2012, 01:14 PM   #6
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I'm on Chrome and nothing seems wrong, the internet here is slow so the page takes a lot longer to load then the regular website.
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Old 04-13-2012, 02:12 PM   #7
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Old 04-13-2012, 02:18 PM   #8
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404 error for me on Firefox.

What I'm really hoping is that Kobo will set up an advanced search method on their main website. I love you, Kobo, but your current search leaves a lot to be desired.
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Old 04-13-2012, 06:27 PM   #9
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Hmm.. Maybe that's the problem.. It seems I have to refresh each time I press some onscreen button for it to register with the webapp.
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Old 04-13-2012, 07:19 PM   #10
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I got in to the site fine but then got a message asking if I wanted to let Kobo use 50mb on my iPad. I cancelled that, the next screen said it wanted to store books on my iPad. I already have my Library stored (apart from the 2 books Kobo have 'lost') so I haven't gone any further.
I tried to attach a screen shot but I can't ''choose file'' from an iPad.
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Old 04-13-2012, 09:10 PM   #11
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404 error.

The website is sortof working, as it sends you to the about subpage, which gives you the 404 error.
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Old 04-13-2012, 09:46 PM   #12
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Well heck, I like this "cloud reader" better than amazon's cloud reader. Not bad for when I want to read on my lap top.
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Old 04-14-2012, 12:54 AM   #13
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404 error AND Firefox is warning me that it wants to store information on my computer for offline use - screw that.
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Old 04-14-2012, 08:53 AM   #14
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404 error AND Firefox is warning me that it wants to store information on my computer for offline use - screw that.
It is not yet announced--so probably not ready for use. Storing for off-line use particularly for a device that is mobile could be seen as a good thing if you want to actually use some aspect of it when you do not have a connection, right?
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Old 04-14-2012, 08:55 AM   #15
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I tried storing a book I was reading on my laptop and went offline. Worked like a charm.
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