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Old 03-28-2008, 11:25 PM   #1
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Just three more days in March

Has anyone heard anything about the promised Cybook Gen 3 firmware upgrade?
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Old 03-29-2008, 03:30 AM   #2
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Has anyone heard anything about the promised Cybook Gen 3 firmware upgrade?
If I were a betting man, I'd predict a release on Monday (3/31/08). But my luck doesn't always run that good!

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Old 03-29-2008, 04:36 AM   #3
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It'll be released when it's ready. Moaning about it if 1st Apr comes along with no sign of it isn't going to do any good .
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Old 03-29-2008, 07:16 AM   #4
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I did hear from an ebook shop owner in the Netherlands that the 31st is the date that the firmware will be released. He told that he had inside information.

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Old 03-29-2008, 08:08 AM   #5
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The optimum time to issue any firmware updates is ; when they can be certain it works .....
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Old 03-29-2008, 12:31 PM   #6
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I did hear from an ebook shop owner in the Netherlands that the 31st is the date that the firmware will be released. He told that he had inside information.
See?!? That's MY problem! I have no 'inside' information! Gots ta gits me summa dat 'inside' information!

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Old 03-29-2008, 02:46 PM   #7
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I did hear from an ebook shop owner in the Netherlands that the 31st is the date that the firmware will be released. He told that he had inside information.
Is that a firm date .......
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Old 03-30-2008, 11:07 AM   #8
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Is that a firm date .......
He told me so. But tomorrow we will be sure
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He told me so. But tomorrow we will be sure
*IF* he's right, we'll all be happy, Happy, HAPPY! If not, well, there will be no joy in Mudville tomorrow night.



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Old 03-30-2008, 01:26 PM   #10
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I'd be really interested in what's new in the firmware if it is released on Monday.
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Old 03-30-2008, 01:42 PM   #11
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regardless of what happens, You should make a new thread on tuesday which will read: Cybook released new firmware today.
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Old 03-30-2008, 02:18 PM   #12
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I'd be really interested in what's new in the firmware if it is released on Monday.
I think we all are, Jon . Now that they've fixed most of the initial bugs, it would be nice to get some genuine usability enhancements in this upgrade. I think we've been pretty much promised folder support and better PDF handling.
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Old 03-30-2008, 02:53 PM   #13
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The optimum time to issue any firmware updates is ; when they can be certain it works .....
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Old 03-30-2008, 04:42 PM   #14
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...I think we've been pretty much promised folder support and better PDF handling.

According to their January blog update (http://bookeen.blogspot.com/2008_03_01_archive.html):
"We have also noted all the remarks of our first customers : folder support, delete key, better sound interface and our dev team is already working on them. Please note that, even if we are not very responsive, we always read all your emails and take in account your feedback."

That same blog entry went on to say:
"We will definitely be more active on this blog and give you fresh news about Bookeen and Cybook Gen3 in the next few days."

The only blog entry in the two months since has been to say they'll be going to the Paris bookfair .
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Hi Ortep,

<tapping fingers impatiently>

Well? Where is it?

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