When I reviewed the Pocketbook InkPad a month ago I complained about a number of software issues, including broken support for 3rd-party apps and an irritating bug. A couple weeks ago Pocketbook posted a firmware update for the InkPad which fixed most of the problems I had had, only there’s a catch.
Reports are coming in from MobileRead Forum that Kobo has rolled out another update for their ebook readers, and it’s a big one. Early adopters are saying that the new firmware lets them customize their reading experience and that there’s a new option to show or ignore Kobo’s X-ray-like Beyond the Book feature. While no… Read More »
Kobo released a new update (v3.5) for their ereaders late last week, and they also released an update the the Kobo PC app (v3.9). I don’t have details on the changes to the PC app, but early user reports posted at MobileRead are saying that kobo has made significant improvements with this latest firmware.
When Amazon released the new Kindle Touch and called it the Paperwhite I like many assumed that they would drop support for last year’s model. Boy was I wrong. Amazon has released a new update for the Kindle Touch which gives it some of the software features that it lacked and the Paperwhite had. There’s… Read More »
There’s been no sign of this update either on the Amazon website or on my Kindle Fire HD, but The Next Web is reporting that Amazon is rolling out an update for the KF HD. This is supposed to be the update which adds the new parental control features. FreeTime was initially promised at the… Read More »
Lost amid the many new gadgets unveiled by Amazon on Thursday was a new firmware update for the Kindle 4. Amazon’s cheapest and most basic Kindle was re-released on Thursday with a new lower price, a new black shell, and new features. There are also early reports on MobileRead about improvements to the screen, but… Read More »