Firmware for the older generation e-Readers has been updated today by a 3rd party source. These new upgrades change a fair bit on your e-reader but do not hinder it in any way. e-Readers that benefit from these new firmware updates is the PRS-350 Pocket Edition, PRS-650 Touch Edition and PRS-950 Daily.
The main features of the firmware allow you to access the dictionary within the book you are reading. It also allows you to manually install your own fonts! This is a great boon because you are not limited to the default fonts with the reader and can self-install any font you want. There is a simple and intuitive interface, fully functional file manager and many other features.
Other features include;
- Quick start (less than 5 seconds)
- Simple and convenient interface
Fully functional file manager with support of all types of file operations.
Flexible user settings, such as fonts, page settings, supported languages, custom fonts etc.
Convenient in-book navigation
Bookmark, page and page layout settings
Flexible settings for PDF/DjVu,CBR/CBZ and images scaling (zoom).
Bilt-in dictionary, support for custom dictionaries.
You can download and install the firmware updates here
This is 3rd party firmware from ebookapplications.com
Michael Kozlowski has been writing about audiobooks and e-readers for the past twelve years. His articles have been picked up by major and local news sources and websites such as the CBC, CNET, Engadget, Huffington Post and the New York Times. He Lives in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.