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Old 10-13-2011, 04:32 PM   #1
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Kobo Touch Firmware 1.9.12

Kobo Touch Firmware 1.9.12 and desktop 2.1.3 have been released.

Kobo Touch:
• Make notes within a book while you read
• Browse and edit your notes with the Annotations list
• Customize how you tap on the screen to turn pages (including left-handed)
• Full German dictionary now included
• Faster highlighting within books
• and more...

Desktop:
• Make notes within a book while you read
• Browse and edit your notes with the Annotations list

Special thanks to the beta testers for their feedback!

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Old 10-13-2011, 05:08 PM   #2
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I'm looking forward to the left handed page turning - thanks for recognising that not everyone is right handed.
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Thanks you very much.
I'm testing now, and I like the new feature about turn pages.
High-lighting and annotation works great for Kobo-books (free epubs don't have this option)
Waiting for a spanish dictionary :-)
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Old 10-13-2011, 05:14 PM   #4
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Unfortunately, the microSD problem remains in this release. Too bad because there are some nice improvements. Back to 1.9.10.
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Old 10-13-2011, 05:39 PM   #5
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Release notes

That's nice that they now have a release notes button in the 'Device Information' section of the settings..
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Old 10-13-2011, 05:44 PM   #6
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Shortlist Add/Delete bug fixed

Seems the bug that keeps placing you back on page one of the books/shortlist when you toggle the shortlist 'heart' on/off has been fixed.. Thanks!
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Can you take notes in all book types, or just kepubs?
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Old 10-13-2011, 05:57 PM   #8
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Can you take notes in all book types, or just kepubs?
in the beta just kobo books so i assume just kobo books in the full version
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Just got a network error message when trying to download the update.
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Old 10-13-2011, 06:05 PM   #10
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Unfortunately, the microSD problem remains in this release. Too bad because there are some nice improvements. Back to 1.9.10.
This may be more your problem than a Kobo problem. The micro-sd card works just great in my reader and has done so for .11 and .12
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Try again, Wes. It worked fine over WiFi for me (7 minutes after you tried).

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Old 10-13-2011, 06:11 PM   #12
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Kobo Touch Firmware 1.9.12 and desktop 2.1.3 have been released.
I've managed to get Desktop 2.1.3, and have watched as the 1.9.12 upgrade gets downloaded.

Upon disconnect, I am prompted to do the upgrade, and, when the upgrade finishes it shows the release notes from 1.9.11.

I get the same result if I do a WiFi based sync on the Touch itself.

Ideas?
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Peter--what version do you show on the device. Mine is 1.9.12 (r33689, 10/13/11)? The notes say v 1.9.12-10/7/11.
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No SD probs here either

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This may be more your problem than a Kobo problem. The micro-sd card works just great in my reader and has done so for .11 and .12
Same on my device.. No SD probs.. Updated to .12 with no probs in Hawaii..
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I've managed to get Desktop 2.1.3, and have watched as the 1.9.12 upgrade gets downloaded.

Upon disconnect, I am prompted to do the upgrade, and, when the upgrade finishes it shows the release notes from 1.9.11.

I get the same result if I do a WiFi based sync on the Touch itself.

Ideas?
It's possible the update is still rolling out to all servers..
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