New Kobo Touch Firmware Available

Kobo pushed out another unannounced update yesterday, and it might be one worth getting. It’s only been a few weeks since the last update, but 1.9.7 brings some nice features.

After you install the update, your Kobo Touch will now show book covers instead of the same old boring screen.  This might be a small change, but it’s a nice touch. You’ll also be able to track which Epub files in the library are from Kobo and which ones you loaded yourself. The new firmware also has a few performance and stability improvements, and it fixes a  font size problem (which we didn’t know was there).

You can get the update by running Kobo Desktop on your computer and plugging in your Kobo Touch.  You should be prompted to download and install the update.