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Kobo Aura One Battery Drain Issue

Kobo Firmware Update Released to Fix Battery Drain Issue

Kobo has finally issued a firmware update for the new Kobo Aura One and Kobo Aura Edition 2 to fix the battery drain problem and some other bugs. It’s too early to tell if the battery issue is resolved or not yet but hopefully they’ve got that problem fixed because it was causing a lot […]

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New Kindle

Kindle Firmware Update 5.8.2 Improves Tables

There’s a new software update available for Kindle ereaders. The new firmware version is 5.8.2. It applies to the current lineup of Kindles, including the Kindle Oasis, Kindle Voyage, the Paperwhite 3 and the new entry-level Kindle (8th gen). The update is also available for the Kindle Paperwhite 2 and the previous entry-level Kindle Touch […]

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New Page Flip Feature Added to Kindle eReaders, Apps and Fire Tablets (Video)

Amazon unveiled a new way to navigate Kindle ebooks today that is going to be soon available on Kindle apps, Kindle ereaders, and Fire tablets. The new feature is called Page Flip. It makes it easier to navigate and jump around parts of an ebook without loosing your place. You can zoom out to get […]

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Kindle Book Dots Screenshot

New Kindle Software Update 5.8.1 Brings Back the Dots

Amazon has another firmware update for Kindle ereaders that they’ve started rolling out. The new software version is 5.8.1 (which is weird considering the last version was 5.7.4). The update is available for the Kindle Oasis, the Kindle Voyage, the entry-level Kindle, and the Kindle Paperwhite 2 and Paperwhite 3. Like usual you can wait […]

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Fire Tablet Colors

New Fire OS 5.1.4 Update Adds eBooks to SD Card and “On Deck”

Amazon has started rolling out a software update for Fire tablets that adds some new features and includes the usual “general performance improvements”. The new software version is 5.1.4, and it’s for the entry-level Fire tablet as well as the Fire HD 8 and HD 10. Amazon hasn’t updated the software updates pages yet for […]

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Here’s How to Update Your Kindle Manually if You Missed the Deadline

If you missed the March 22nd deadline to update your Kindle, you will be unable to connect your Kindle to the internet to access the Kindle store or download your Kindle books from the cloud until you update your Kindle manually. The deadline for the over-the-air update was March 22nd, 2016. That was just for […]

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Fire Tablets Bundle

Fire Tablets Can Now Store Audiobooks on SD Card

Amazon has issued another software update—for what seems like the twentieth time this year—that adds support for downloading audiobooks to the microSD card on 5th generation Fire tablets. The new software update, version 5.1.2, is rolling out to 4th generation Fire tablets as well, even though they lack a microSD card slot (Amazon seems to […]

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Older Kindles

Make Sure Your Kindle is Updated by March 22nd

Last month Amazon started sending out emails to customers notifying them that Kindle ereaders need to be updated by March 22nd, 2016 in order to retain access to the Kindle store and other Amazon services. This only applies to older Kindle models, from the 1st generation Kindle all the way up to the Kindle Paperwhite […]

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