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Kobo-eReaders

New Firmware Update Available for Kobo eReaders

Kobo has released a new software update for current and past Kobo ereaders, all the way back to the original Kobo Touch. The new firmware version is 4.3.8842. Automatic updates have already started rolling out, but that can take several weeks to get depending on where you live. I haven’t gotten the update yet but […]

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Nook Glowlight Plus Firmware Updated to 4.6

In a somewhat surprising move, Barnes and Noble has started rolling out a new software update for the Nook Glowlight Plus that adds some new features and fixes some bugs. The last time that B&N updated the software for the Glowlight Plus was in December 2015 so it’s been quite awhile. The new firmware version […]

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Kindle for PC 1.19 Update Goes Live with Enhanced Features and TTS

Amazon has released a new updated version of Kindle for PC that includes a number of changes. The new version of Kindle for PC is 1.19. It adds support for the enhanced typesetting engine that improves the way Kindle books are laid out and formatted. They’ve also improved the search functions and added text-to-speech for […]

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Kobo Aura 2

New Firmware Update for Kobo Aura One and Aura 2

Kobo has started rolling out a new software update for the Kobo Aura One and the Kobo Aura Edition 2. The new software version is 4.2.8110. It’s the second update issued since the new Kobo ereaders were released. The update includes a number of changes. Kobo has reportedly improved the auto brightness feature to be […]

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New Amazon Ember Bold Font Added to Kindles with 5.8.7 Update

It’s finally happened. After years of complaints from customers, myself included, Amazon has finally added a bold font to Kindle ereaders. Amazon has started rolling out a new software update for Kindles to add the new Amazon Ember Bold font choice. The new software version is 5.8.7, and the new font is the only change […]

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New Software Update 5.3.2 for Fire Tablets Adds Alexa Support

Amazon has released a new software update for Fire tablets that adds support for Amazon’s voice-assistant, Alexa, which you can use to ask questions, get weather and traffic updates, order products from Amazon, control music playback, and even read Kindle ebooks aloud and listen to audiobooks, among other things. A few people started getting the […]

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New Kindle

New Kindle Software Update 5.8.5 Now Rolling Out

Amazon has released a new software update for the current lineup of Kindles, including models back to the Kindle Paperwhite 2 (so 6th through 8th gen models). The new firmware version is 5.8.5 and it includes three main improvements. The first explains why page-turns are advertised as being 33% faster on the new 32GB Kindle […]

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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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