Tag Archives: firmware update
Kindle Paperwhite

Software Update for Kindle Paperwhite 2 – Version 5.4.5

Amazon released a software update for the 2nd generation Kindle Paperwhite today. The new firmware version is 5.4.5. The update adds a few new features, including syncing and PDF enhancements, and the option to read the sample of a Kindle ebook while awaiting the arrival of a purchased paper book. Like always, this update will […]

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Kobo Glo, Aura and Aura HD Updated to Firmware 3.5.0

Kobo has issued a new software update, version 3.5.0, for the Kobo Glo, Kobo Aura, and Kobo Aura HD. They’ve also updated the Kobo PC desktop software to version 3.9.0. Kobo always releases their software updates gradually in different parts of the world. Since I live in the US I never seem to get updates […]

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Onyx Boox Lynx

Software Update for Onyx Boox T68 Fixes Touchscreen, Adds Refresh Shortcut

Today I was pleased to find a software update available for the Onyx Boox T68 Lynx. The update seems to have fixed most of the touchscreen issues—the accuracy is much better now and so is responsiveness. Onyx also added the ability to force a full page screen refresh by holding down the menu button—it works […]

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Sony Reader PRS-T1

Firmware Updates Now Available for Sony PRS-T1, T2, and T3 eBook Readers

Now that Sony has closed down their ebook business in the United States and Canada, and have successfully transitioned most of their customers’ ebook libraries over to Kobo, they are wrapping up loose ends by issuing firmware updates to the last three generations of Sony ebook readers. The main thing the update does is swap […]

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Nook GlowLight

B&N Releases Software Update for Nook GlowLight

Barnes and Noble has started rolling out a firmware update for the latest Nook GlowLight ebook reader. The new software is dated today, 03-31-2014, and the new firmware version is 1.3.1. The update adds a few new features, including an improved shopping experience, better searching, an issue count for list view with Newsstand, and they’ve […]

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Kindle Paperwhite

1st Gen Kindle Paperwhite Gets Lots of New Features with Software Update

Yesterday Amazon issued an update for the new Kindle Paperwhite, and today they just followed that up by updating the 1st generation Paperwhite to add a host of new features. The new software is labeled version 5.4.4, and it essentially turns the original Kindle Paperwhite into the newer second gen model, minus the upgraded screen […]

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Kindle Paperwhite 2 Software Update 5.4.3

Today Amazon announced a new firmware update for the 2nd generation Kindle Paperwhite. The update adds a few new features geared toward improving the reading experience. Panning and zooming for PDFs is now faster, notes can be accessed from the reading menu, and they’ve tweaked collections a bit. The new software version is 5.4.3. Like […]

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Kindle Paperwhite at Night

Kindle Paperwhite 2 Software Update Adds Goodreads, Cloud Collections, and Kindle FreeTime

Yesterday Amazon released Fire OS 3.1 for their latest line of Kindle Fire tablets, so we knew an update for the new Kindle Paperwhite 2 was soon to be coming as well since some of the new features overlap, and that didn’t take long to transpire as Amazon released the update for the 2nd gen […]

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Kindle Fire HDX

Fire OS 3.1 Software Update for Kindle Fire HDX Adds Lots of New Features

Today Amazon released the promised mid-November software update for their new line of Kindle Fire HDX tablets as well as this year’s $139 Kindle Fire HD that adds a number of new features, including Goodreads integration, Cloud Collections, and more. Most of these new features have been advertised all along, so it’s good to see […]

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New Software Update for 1st Gen Kindle Paperwhite

Amazon has started rolling out a new software update for the original Kindle Paperwhite. The new firmware version is 5.3.9. When I first saw it I thought maybe Amazon was adding the features from the new Kindle Paperwhite, but alas it’s a minor update with just a couple of changes. I still think it’s likely […]

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