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Old 01-17-2013, 03:56 PM   #16
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Hmm. What happened to 5.3.2 for the PW? Mine displays 5.3.1. Was 5.3.2 reserved for the KTouch recently or have I been asleep? :what:
Nope, they did not release or send out a 5.3.2. Just now the 5.3.3.
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Old 01-17-2013, 04:21 PM   #17
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Nope, they did not release or send out a 5.3.2. Just now the 5.3.3.
There was a 5.3.2 firmware update for the Kindle Touch a week or so ago. That, presumably, is why the PW's gone from 5.3.1 to 5.3.3.
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Old 01-17-2013, 05:41 PM   #18
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Yes, it works, but you can not install jailbreak on the device with a new firmware.
It is possible that the new firmware doesn't improve anything at all and the only reason Amazon released it is to block user's attempt to jailbreak the device.
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Old 01-17-2013, 06:22 PM   #19
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Was 5.3.2 reserved for the KTouch recently
Yes.

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Old 01-17-2013, 06:30 PM   #20
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Yes -- I had updated with the latest for the Touch which is why I asked if perhaps the 5.3.2 was reserved for the KT to avoid any confusion with the PW.
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Old 01-17-2013, 07:46 PM   #21
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Am I the only one who thinks it is sad that a wifi enabled PW can't directly download a system update? I understand the USB transfer method overcomes wifi problems. But my wifi is working fine.
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Old 01-17-2013, 08:06 PM   #22
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Am I the only one who thinks it is sad that a wifi enabled PW can't directly download a system update? I understand the USB transfer method overcomes wifi problems. But my wifi is working fine.
Perhaps it is because the file is so large? 171.6MB could take a while to transfer....
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Old 01-17-2013, 08:42 PM   #23
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Any performance changes after new firmware?
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Old 01-17-2013, 08:46 PM   #24
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Perhaps it is because the file is so large? 171.6MB could take a while to transfer....
If you don't sideload the update yourself, it will arrive over wifi eventually. I am not sure why we can't force a download via wifi though, that would be easier.
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Old 01-17-2013, 09:33 PM   #25
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Any performance changes after new firmware?
None that I have noticed.
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Old 01-17-2013, 10:22 PM   #26
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Old 01-17-2013, 11:30 PM   #27
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If you don't sideload the update yourself, it will arrive over wifi eventually. I am not sure why we can't force a download via wifi though, that would be easier.
Easier than what? The whole update took me less than two minutes; downloading the file to my iMac, then connecting my Kindle to transfer the file, then updating the software on the Kindle.
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Thanks for this. I would never have known otherwise.
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Thanks for this. I would never have known otherwise.
Yes you would. It would have arrived wirelessly at some point.
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Yes you would. It would have arrived wirelessly at some point.
That is if one chooses to have wireless on. After all even Amazon says that their battery life is based on wifi off.
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