Originally Posted by huari
I also noticed the menu now says:' Sync and Check for new items' when it used to just be 'check for new items'. I wonder if that 'sync' was just a play on words or there is some upcoming functionality for us early Kindle adopters.
That is the new whispersync feature. It has been discussed in other threads. It allows you to sync your position in a book with another Kindle (and possibly soon to be cell phones.)