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http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/how-to-update-your-kindle-amazon-launches-critical-software-update_uk_56e12d29e4b096ed3adba4ed

 

 

 

Well this doesn't happen every day: Amazon has announced a 'critical' software for the Kindle which, unless downloaded by a certain date, will render your e-reader essentially unusable.

 

 

This article was sent to me earlier today, I can find no other information - Amazon hasnt made contact with me nor do I see anything on their website ?


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Maybe they are losing so much money in sales due to 3rd party books and apps that bypass their apps/store?


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Depends on the model of your kindle and if youve registered it in regards to getting an email from amazon. It seems the old versions ( 2012 and older) are the ones that are affected.


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I had the same email message so I rang Amazon to check it wasn't a spoof. The customer services guy confirmed that the email was in fact from them and that I needed to follow the instructions for the upgrade.


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My keyboard kindle is still working and that is pre 2012... I would treat anything printed in the Huffingtonpost with caution...they blow the slightest thing up into a major incident.

 

There has been a normal update for software on the Kindle to bring in a few changes but nothing that will 'disable' the machines if not updated.

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I had the same email message so I rang Amazon to check it wasn't a spoof. The customer services guy confirmed that the email was in fact from them and that I needed to follow the instructions for the upgrade.

 

Ellen, I didnt receive an email - I just had the link sent by a friend. I plugged both Kindles in and did exactly as they said to sync and check - but message said nothing found !.

 

Kindles for OH and me are from around 2009 I think ! So probably nothing to worry about.


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this is the email I got:

Dear customer,

Your Kindle (5thGeneration) requires an important software update to continue downloadinge-books and using Kindle services.

This important updateapplies to Kindle e-readers released prior to 2014. Visit our Help page for acomplete list of impacted devices: https://www.amazon.com/ku2016?ref_=deveng_eicert

Follow these steps toreceive the update:

1. Plug your Kindle in tocharge during the update.

2. Connect to Wi-Fi.

3. From the Home screen ofyour Kindle, select Menu or tap the Menu icon. Then choose Sync and Check forItems.

4. Leave your Kindleconnected to both power and Wi-Fi overnight, or until the update is complete.

The software update willdownload and install automatically, even if your device is asleep. Your devicemay restart multiple times during the update process. You will get a finalconfirmation letter on your device when the update is complete, which can befound in your Kindle Library.

If you do not update thedevice software by March 22, 2016, you will no longer be able to access Kindleservices or get the update via connecting to a wireless network. To resumeaccess, you will need to manually update the software on your Kindle. Pleasevisit our Help page for more details on how to update automatically


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They've no got the same smell as a book :)


 
 

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They've no got the same smell as a book :)

 

Agreed. I tried a kindle and theres nothing better than sitting in a comfy chair with a real book. Kindles just dont give you that same feeling.


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I do like reading a "real" book and never thought I would switch to the Kindle.

 

My main problem is that I read loads of books and currently have just over a 1000 on the kindle. Hubby is desperately trying to catch up :lol:

 

There are also loads of new authors who appear only to write for Kindle readers.

 

I keep the kindle for novels and buy my reference/craft books as the "real deal" :)


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I dearly love a 'real' book, however I can only hold on to an average hard back for about 10 minutes, so whilst a kindle is second best, it's still better than nothing.


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