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Old 07-14-2011, 11:30 PM   #1
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Kobo Touch Firmware 1.9.6

Kobo Touch Firmware 1.9.6 and desktop 2.0.3 have been released.

• Share passages and awards with your friends on Facebook
• Enter text for dictionary search in all supported book formats
• Select words within ePubs for dictionary search
• Use advanced type and font controls in all ePubs
• Receive awards for sharing your Reading Life.

Visit http://blog.kobobooks.com/ for more information.

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Old 07-14-2011, 11:33 PM   #2
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Old 07-14-2011, 11:42 PM   #3
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Also they added the ability to tun off page numbers and changed the font list a little bit by making a pseudo scroll list. I wonder if the limit of user added fonts has increased?
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Old 07-14-2011, 11:51 PM   #4
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Bravo.
The dev team for the Touch is really doing a great job about supporting and bettering the reading exp on their device. It's refreshing to see a company doing this at this price point and with this frequency.

If only my local BestBuy would receive Touch stock I'd be 1st in line to buy. Unfortunately, I do not have any Borders close by.
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Old 07-14-2011, 11:54 PM   #5
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Now alll I want is to see my magazine and newspaper subs on the KT. I do love the firmware rollouts. The Kobo dev team seems to be working hard to make us Kobo owners happy.
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Old 07-14-2011, 11:55 PM   #6
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Nothing new here? It was working before in 1.9.5. The margins problem on certain book isn't gone. Or are you talking about the Italics/Bold bug?

Also you have Kobo Sketch and to clarify the dictionary is both free form and you can now select and do a look-up in side-loaded epubs.
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Old 07-15-2011, 12:00 AM   #7
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Nothing new here? It was working before in 1.9.5. The margins problem on certain book isn't gone. Or are you talking about the Italics/Bold bug?

Also you have Kobo Sketch and to clarify the dictionary is both free form and you can now select and do a look-up in side-loaded epubs.
Yes bold/italics issues in 1.9.5 are fixed.
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Old 07-15-2011, 12:06 AM   #8
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Yes bold/italics issues in 1.9.5 are fixed.
If That's what is meant then maybe update the changelog on top.

By the way I am aware of the fix since I am in the Beta Just checking what was meant by that phrase.
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Old 07-15-2011, 12:18 AM   #9
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Old 07-15-2011, 12:20 AM   #10
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Old 07-15-2011, 12:38 AM   #11
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Just tested the dictionary function on a sideloaded epub and it worked!
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Old 07-15-2011, 12:42 AM   #12
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Old 07-15-2011, 12:46 AM   #13
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Is it just me, or did the refresh to get rid of ghosting on images improve a little more?
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Old 07-15-2011, 12:49 AM   #14
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Kobo sketch's responsiveness is a heck of a lot faster too
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Old 07-15-2011, 12:50 AM   #15
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was going to ask before but i wasn't sure if i could since it was still in its beta stage but what does "remove page numbers" mean regarding the 1.9.6 update. I selected it and the numbers were still there. Or does it mean something else.

Edit-Does the new kobo desktop app fix the issue with updating original kobo's.I hear it says to update it and it goes so far then stops

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