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Do you download lots of Kindle samples? Here’s a handy Kindle Touch update
August 1, 2013 | 12:17 pm

The awesome folks on KBoards pointed me to a recent Kindle Touch update, which doesn't add lots of stuff, but does add one handy feature, especially if you like downloading lots of samples. Here's what the toolbar looked like pre-update: And after: Now you can see the price of the book before you go to buy it. Like I said, not earth-shattering, but handy. This was a feature in a previous Paperwhite update, and it's nice to see Amazon is still updating the Touch....

Kindle 4 update 4.1.1 available
January 25, 2013 | 9:31 am

If you have a Kindle 4 (that's the one with the hardware controller and no keyboard), Amazon just released an software update. I don't have a Kindle 4, so I haven't been able to test it out. There are no release notes, and the folks on Kindleboards are saying it downloads very quickly, leading them to believe that it's just a patch. Have any of you downloaded and tried it out? Notice anything different? * * * I just tried the update myself, and didn't run into any trouble. Couple of things I should probably point out, though, especially for anyone who's not really...