I helped my daughter to charge the Kobo mini. After full charging, I did an sync on it.
This time it shown the update of firmware.
See the slider below
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The old firmware on this Kobo Mini is 2.1.5. Today I did an update, it is 2.4.0 now.
Here is the guide to make update.
1) Make sure you’re within range of an available Wi Fi network, and that your eReader’s battery is fully charged. You must stay within range of this network while your eReader updates.
2) From the Home page, tap the Menu icon.
3) Tap the Sync button.
4) Your eReader will connect to the network and will inform you of an available software update.
5) You will be asked to agree to the update.
6) When finished the update, the eReader will inform you and restart. Once it is powered up, you will see the list of What’s New.
Here is the release notes I received.
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I bought a Kobo about two years ago for my elder daughter, Grace. Last week I saw the black Friday deal from Chapters. Kobo Mini at $49.99, original price is $79.99. So I called it a great deal.
It is smaller. It can be put inside pants pocket. Reading is good habit for kids. Grace has a big one, small Kobo Mini is good for here little sister, Gloria.
It is very small, and light. Only 134g. But the capacity is 2GB. You can put a lot of books in it.
The technical specs:
||102 x 133 x 10 mm (4 x 5.2 x 0.4 in)
||134 g (4.73 oz)
||800 MHz processor
||5″ E Ink touchscreen; Vizplex V110 display; 16-level grey scale
||Responsive touchscreen for glare-free, fingerprint-resistant reading
||Wi Fi 802.11 b/g/n and Micro USB
||Over 1 month with Wi Fi turned off.**
|Supported File Formats
||Books: EPUB, PDF and MOBI
Images: JPEG, GIF, PNG and TIFF
Text: TXT, HTML, XHTML, and RTF
Comic Books: CBZ and CBR
||Available in black or white.
Three interchangeable backs are available for purchase: ruby, purple, and teal.
over 3 million eBooks, newspapers, and magazines. Over 1 million free titles.
||Kobo eBooks are stored safely in the cloud — retrieve them at anytime. Bookmarks and settings are seamlessly synced across all your Kobo eReading apps and devices.
||Includes Reading Life. Track your reading stats and share what you’re reading, favourite passages, and Reading Life awards to Facebook and Twitter.
||Brings readers personalized recommendations based on their feedback and preferences.
||7 font styles with 24 font sizes and exclusive weight and sharpness settings.
||Read almost any eBook on your Kobo Mini. Supports ePub and Adobe DRM.
||Highlight text, type notes, share to Facebook and Twitter.
||Library personalization, predictive search, brightness controls, double-tap PDF zoom in, SimpleTurn™ page turning.
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