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Old 01-17-2013, 10:59 AM   #1
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Old 01-17-2013, 11:15 AM   #2
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Thanks. Another full o/s image, I see, rather than a patch.
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Old 01-17-2013, 11:51 AM   #3
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Downloaded. Installed. Everything seems much the same.
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Old 01-17-2013, 12:02 PM   #4
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Downloaded. Installed. Everything seems much the same.
Do you have a comic book? It says optimization for image viewing.
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Old 01-17-2013, 12:05 PM   #5
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Downloaded. Installed. Everything seems much the same.
Are you jail broken?
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Old 01-17-2013, 12:05 PM   #6
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No. I'm afraid not.
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Old 01-17-2013, 12:17 PM   #7
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There's a similar thread in the Kindle Developer's Corner.

It seems that ixtab's jailbreak still works after the update.
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Old 01-17-2013, 12:19 PM   #8
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No. I'm afraid not.
Are you willing to try it? ;-)
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Old 01-17-2013, 12:21 PM   #9
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No. I've never "jail broken" any device I've owned, and I've no intention of starting now .
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Old 01-17-2013, 12:28 PM   #10
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There's a similar thread in the Kindle Developer's Corner.

It seems that ixtab's jailbreak still works after the update.

Good.
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Old 01-17-2013, 12:53 PM   #11
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I just upgraded my PW to 5.3.3 but still have that bug where I cannot run Active Content. I had reported that to the KIndle Paperwhite Development Team back on Dec 1, 2012. Oh well.

I will just have to rely on all my Kindle Apps running on my KFHD7-32.
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Old 01-17-2013, 01:26 PM   #12
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It seems that ixtab's jailbreak still works after the update.
Yes, it works, but you can not install jailbreak on the device with a new firmware.

Why doesn't Amazon let hackers to make our lives easier? There is LOTS of functionality that I miss on my Paperwhite and that hackers provide.
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Old 01-17-2013, 01:56 PM   #13
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So if I'm going to jailbreak my paperwhite, I need to do it before the update?

I'm still back and forth on jailbreaking. On the one hand, I want to have better collections management; on the other, I'm terrified that I'll ruin the PW.
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Old 01-17-2013, 02:03 PM   #14
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You won't ruin your PW by merely jailbreaking it. There are probably hundreds of thousands of jailbroken Kindles out there, and none of them just turns into a brick because it's jailbroken...

You simply shouldn't do stuff that you don't understand on a jailbroken device (just like you shouldn't simply delete random files on your computer if you don't know what they're good for). But using the pre-packaged hacks and following the instructions, you won't harm your Kindle.

Anyway, this is probably getting off-topic for this forum. You're welcome to join the "sister thread" in the dev subforum
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