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Old 07-11-2008, 07:55 AM   #46
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Well, you can get it now. You just can't install it until you have the new firmware. Perhaps you're planning to go out and buy an iPhone next week, and you want to buy some applications for it in advance, for example.

Anyway, what's the issue here? The eReader application is free - you haven't "lost" anything, have you?
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Old 07-11-2008, 07:59 AM   #47
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This is just another example of how iTunes does things counter-intuitive to the way they should be done.
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Old 07-11-2008, 08:01 AM   #48
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All applications need firmware 2.0. Everybody on the planet has always known that - except you, it seems . It would be silly to state it for every application when it's true for all of them, wouldn't it?

I have an iPod Touch and I'm as keen to install some fun new apps for it as anyone, but I'm sure that the new firmware will be available in a few days. Jumping up and down and having hysterics isn't going to make it show up any more quickly .
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Old 07-11-2008, 10:03 AM   #51
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The new firmware's now been released, Jon .
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The new firmware's now been released, Jon .
Where????

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Go to the iPod Touch page on the Apple web site. There's a "Buy" link for the update.
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Oh I was looking for the Free one!
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This is just another example of how iTunes does things counter-intuitive to the way they should be done.


Are you one of those people who demand a tag on your electrical appliance "do not use near water" or need to be told that small toys are a choking hazard for young children? Apple informed the masses when the App store would be available for use and that 2.0 firmware would be needed also iTunes 7.5. It is true that they do not put that information on every single App in the store.
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Old 07-11-2008, 11:39 AM   #56
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Oh I was looking for the Free one!
It's free for the iPhone; you have to buy it for the Touch.
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I would hope that is the case but now here is the dilemma, Say I jump on the Iphone bandwagon, Amass alot of books while waiting on Sony to get off their duffs and support epub/Adobe DE or the second generation Kindle is released which is why I have not made a purchase yet. Now lets say the stars align and all this comes about, Will I be stuck with ereader formatted books that will not transfer to a later device!
You will not be "stuck" with the eReader books. You will be able to use the eReader books on any device that is supported by eReader software. Currently there are no eInk devices on the list, the Astak Mentors due out this summer will be the first.

Will you be able to read your eReader books on a Kindle... I pretty much doubt it.

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I wonder why fictionwise went with the ereader format for this app?
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Because it is the only format they own!

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Because it is the only format they own!

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I knew they bought out ereader, However That is not the only format they SELL!

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