Tag Archives: firmware update
Illumina HD

Icarus Illumina HD (E653 series) Firmware Update

The folks at Icarus sent over an email about a software update for the new Android-powered Illumina HD that I just got in for review last week. The update adds some new features and fixes some bugs. It’s a good thing I haven’t posted a video review yet because now things are quite a bit […]

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Kindle for Android

Kindle for Android Update 4.6 Adds Lots of New Features

Amazon has issued another software update for their Kindle Android app today, version 4.6, and it adds a number of new features and enhancements. Amazon has been busy improving their Android app this year. This is the second major update in the past two months, and the third in the past three months when they […]

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kindle-paperwhites

Kindle Paperwhite 2 Software Update 5.4.5.1

Amazon has just released another software update for the second generation Kindle Paperwhite, version 5.4.5.1. The changelog remains the same as the 5.4.5 update that Amazon issued three weeks ago today. Even though it isn’t specifically mentioned anywhere, this 5.4.5.1 update presumably fixes the problem with footnotes that was inadvertently introduced with the original 5.4.5 […]

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Kindle iPad App

Kindle for iOS Software Updated to 4.4

Earlier in the week Amazon issued a software update for their iPad and iPhone Kindle reading apps. The update adds some new features, and takes the software version up to 4.4. Amazon took several customer-requested features and made them a reality with this new update to improve syncing and navigation, along with the usual performance […]

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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-screens

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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