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Old 08-23-2010, 06:26 AM   #1
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New Sony Reader Library hints at new models, regions

New version of Sony Reader Library (3.3.00.07130) has been released.
PC version, Mac version.
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This utility updates eBook Library software to Reader Library version 3.3, and provides the following benefits:
Support for PRS-350 / PRS-650
Support for new languages (Spanish, Italian, Portuguese)
Support for new regions (Australia, Spain, Italy)
PRS Device registration without Adobe ID
The xml config files in the program also mention PRS-950.
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Old 08-23-2010, 08:05 AM   #2
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Not for North America, still at 3.2
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I wonder why the official german and united kingdom support sites from sony still offers 3.2.
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Old 08-23-2010, 09:07 AM   #4
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Not for North America, still at 3.2
3.3 for me (in NA).

Here it is for anyone who can't get it from Sony:

http://www.sendspace.com/file/qvpgoy
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Old 08-23-2010, 10:24 PM   #5
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Well, if the Sony docs specifically call out 350 and 650, that seems pretty definitive to me. No all we need is firm confirmation of the actual upgrade features, software and hardware.
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Old 08-23-2010, 10:37 PM   #6
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Nice

This almost confirms the rumours that Sony will be releasing their new range here. Just in time for Christmas!
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Old 08-24-2010, 02:26 AM   #7
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I installed it in Italian. under the warning that in languages not of my region it might not work.
(I might install it with different languages,on my wife's )


New feature is that I can copy from the book and paste as large texts as I want.

The shop (negozio e-book) points me to 2 new e-book distributors in Italy.

It leaves out IBS.
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Old 08-24-2010, 03:04 AM   #8
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Support for new regions (Australia
Oh joy! Australian support for *me*!
- Now what? - I'm at work and haven't installed it yet - will it make me breakfast?
Will I be able to buy books or use the Sony Store?
Will my PRS-600 have the correct time after I use it with the software?
Will it use that sweet sweet Australian English strine I so crave?

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Old 08-24-2010, 03:07 AM   #9
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New feature is that I can copy from the book and paste as large texts as I want.
You mean by this that you can copy/paste from purchased books as much as you want?
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Old 08-24-2010, 07:00 AM   #11
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BTW, there are also hints in the files about New Zealand and Brazil, but they're not completely supported in all of the UI, so probably those regions are not coming soon yet.
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Oh joy! Australian support for *me*!
- Now what? - I'm at work and haven't installed it yet - will it make me breakfast?
Will I be able to buy books or use the Sony Store?
Will my PRS-600 have the correct time after I use it with the software?
Will it use that sweet sweet Australian English strine I so crave?
Answering yourself can be a sign of madness...
Just installed the update:
- I'll let you know tomorrow whether it makes me breakfast.. not getting my hopes up.
- The Sony Store leads to a 'LANDING PAGE' on sony.com.au - no purchasing books from Sony, I'm afraid - not yet, anyway.
- It is 8:41 PM right now and my Reader believes it is 9:41 PM (after communing with the Reader software) Come on Sony, this is a stupid bug that needs fixing for everyone!
- Where's my strine? I don't see any!
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Old 08-25-2010, 03:55 PM   #13
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Aw, they took it down
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The US website has all readers sold out as of today--maybe a good sign of things to come!
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Aw, they took it down
My link (in post #4) still works.
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