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Old 09-18-2011, 11:02 AM   #1
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Is Firmware update neccessary?

Does all eReader need (official) firmware update from time to time?
(what if you don't wi-fi or go online using your device, and only transfer ebooks by USB? )

Is update firmware easy to do? like moving files from PC to USB stick?
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Old 09-18-2011, 11:05 AM   #2
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I've never had to update the firmware on any of my Sony readers. I can't speak for any of the others.
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Old 09-18-2011, 11:07 AM   #3
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Firmware updates are generally a combination of bug fixes and adding new features. If the bugs don't bother you, and you aren't interested in the new features, then no, they certainly aren't necessary.
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Old 09-18-2011, 05:33 PM   #4
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Although I think the Nook Color will eventually download and install updates automatically.
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