Kobo for Android Announced

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Popular eBook service, Kobo, has announced the release of their Android application today.  As a free download in the Android Market, the title provides for full access to over two million eBooks out of the Kobo store.  Existing customers will find that their account works as soon as you load the app up.  Kobo supports the ePUB standard and believes that consumers should be able to read any book on any device.

“Now the fastest-growing mobile platform, Android has many new devices that are great for eReading and we’re excited to deliver Kobo to the millions of Android users around the world,” said Kobo CEO, Michael Serbinis. “We’ve adapted the features our customers love and expect from Kobo to ensure that we provide the best reading experience for Android-enabled smartphones. In the near future, Kobo will support other Android-enabled devices such as tablets, netbooks and eReaders.”

For more information, head to Kobo’s landing page for Android.

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  1. The device in the pictures looks quite identical to a Nokia 5800….and they don't even run Android OS. So it's a Nokia device featuring an iOS-like app on an Android blog lol

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