Using a Kobo e-reader
I have a Kobo Aura H20 e-reader.
Being waterproof is definitely an advantage - I once had a water-bottle empty itself in my backpack which had the Kobo. Any other device would not have survived this.
Adobe Digital Editions
This software was giving me grief. I found a forum post that indicated it could have been a Digital Editions version compatiblituy issue and so I downloaded the recommended v2.0.1. But that threw an error. I then discovered that Kobo points to v3.0 so I downloaded and installed that direct link. Another error. This time it was an activation issue that Adobe address, so you can re-authorize your Digital Editions and then you are able to download the content, and after copying it, your Kobo will be able to view it - yay!
New firmware that either fixes issues or adds functionality is made available by Kobo group sporadically.
The forums have a forum thread and now a wiki page with links to the various versions and variants for their devices which enables you to effectively ‘roll-back’ to an older version should the need arise.
From the wiki, download the original firmware and then click on the patching link.
Patches and customisation
This thread details a variety of patches that can bee applied to fix, enhance and unlock certain features (it is named Metazoa)
And this thread describes many tweaks and hacks for the ecosystem.
- A solution https://www.reddit.com/r/kindle/comments/1wcznt/way_to_import_articles_from_pocket_to_kindle/chmnall/