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Review: KOBO e-Reader

I’m not really a tech savy guy. I mean, I know my fair share about current electronics but ask me questions about how a computer works and aside from a few software programs, I can’t help you. That being said, I’m always fascinated by new gadgets that hit the market. About 5 years ago, I bought my first iPod and never looked back. I couldn’t understand how I got by without one before – “you mean I can carry more than 20 songs on me at any time?”

In the last 3 years, I’ve really taken to reading. I read every night for roughly 30-45 minutes before bed but the constant cost of books was starting to mount. Initially, when I heard of the e-reader concept, I scoffed at it. I never thought you would be able to replace that wonderful feeling of cracking open a new book. However, after only 5 days with my KOBO, like the iPod, I probably won’t be looking back.

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