|04-27-2011, 07:27 AM||#1|
Join Date: Apr 2011
Device: Kindle DX
Kindle DX: What's the scoop on book updates?
|04-27-2011, 03:11 PM||#2|
IOC Chief Archivist
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Nashville, TN, USA
Device: Nook STR Glowlight, Sony T1, Acer Iconia A200
Amazon sends you an email telling you that the ebook has been updated, and you have to reply with "yes" if you want the update. The reason for this is that any notes and such will not be transferred to the new book, so they don't do the update automatically. When they get a "yes" reply, they update the book in your archive and whichever (if any) device you have it on at the time.
|04-27-2011, 04:14 PM||#3|
Join Date: Sep 2010
Device: Kindle & Nook
I talked to a CS person on the phone about this earlier today, because I've got a couple of books that have been updated (I'd e-mailed the authors with errors, and they told me they'd fixed them), but the ones in my archive weren't the updated versions.
Apparently they get updates all the time, most of which are minor, so they only e-mail people if the updates are major ones (the example he gave was if missing pages had been added). Otherwise, customers would get annoyed at the mass of "this ebook has been updated" they'd receive.
If you know that a given book has been updated, you can e-mail them and ask them to update your copy.
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