TORONTO July 13, 2011 Germany Susan Elizabeth Phillips Arno Geiger
GROUND-BREAKING GERMAN READING APPS
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THE FIRST TRULY INTERNATIONAL eREADER
A German language version of the amazing, new, revolutionary Kobo eReader Touch Edition will be available in stores in August. The eReader uses Neonode’s new zForce™ infrared touch technology to make the experience of reading on Kobo just like reading a real book. With the latest Pearl E Ink™ technology, reading on the new Kobo eReader is just like reading print on paper – it is easy on the eyes, even in bright sunlight. The Kobo Touch is powered by the new Freescale™ i.MX508 processor, a high-performance engine designed to enable fast page turning for electronic paper displays. A reading lover’s dream, the new device boasts storage of up to 30,000 books with expandable memory.
EARN AWARDS JUST FOR READING
Kobo has also extended its popular Reading Life to be available in German on Kobo eReading apps for the iOS platform. Kobo introduced Reading Life to allow users to get more out of their reading experience. Reading Life is the most comprehensive social eReading experience and an industry-first social platform. With Reading Life, users can gain insight into their unique eReading fingerprint with Reading Life Stats. They can track the minutes per reading session of their current read, the number of pages turned, plus see an overview of books completed in their library. Users can also earn fun and exciting awards that celebrate reading accomplishments and milestones. Users can also connect and share their Reading Life with friends on Facebook.
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