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Old 09-29-2011, 05:15 PM   #6
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Originally Posted by giorgio130 View Post
Will we be able to run this software on k3? I mean, is the cpu binary compatible with the current one?
The binaries will run on the Kindle 3. It's still ARM. However, the Kindle Touch uses a 800MHz cpu while the Kindle 3 uses 533MHz. It wasn't much of a jump from the Kindle 2's 500MHz, so we could run the K3 software on the K2 with some modifications. I'm curious to see if the same could be applied to 4.0 on Kindle 3.

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Originally Posted by Mario1up View Post
It's probably going to be very hard to jailbreak the Kindle Touch, according to the update page:
"The Kindle doesn't support software modificaton, and will be unable to update the Kindle software if it has been modified."

It says we'll have to contact the maker of the software to uninstalll it so we can install the update.

Of course, it would be possible to uninstall the mods and update it, then install them again.
They say that on all updates. Even 2.5.8. It's to prevent someone from calling amazon up and asking why their custom screensavers doesn't work anymore.
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