[LMB] New Kindle software update

Becca Price becca7108 at gmail.com
Thu Sep 16 16:04:24 BST 2021


Does anyone know whether these changes will be in effect for the Oasis,
which has a physical back button?

On Thu, Sep 16, 2021 at 10:54 AM Mark Goldfield <markgoldfield at hotmail.com>
wrote:

> Thank you.  The comments include a good summary of the peoblems with the
> new Kindle software update.  It removes the back button, displays fewer
> books per page in list view, and generally makes it slower and more
> cumbersome to find books in one's library.  Reading is no big difference
> once you figure out where controls have been moved, but the loss of a
> general purpose back button has me looking for alternative devices for my
> next book reader.
>
> Mark
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> Recently one of you posted about a new Kindle software update that did
> things to the UI that the poster didn't like.
>
> I just found this article online that talks a bit about what changed (and
> shows screenshots), FYI, in case anyone else needs to know.
>
>
> https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Farstechnica.com%2Fgadgets%2F2021%2F09%2Fa-quick-tour-of-amazons-new-ui-for-kindle-e-readers%2F&data=04%7C01%7C%7C4242e3b6d41d4b6db85a08d97919e0f3%7C84df9e7fe9f640afb435aaaaaaaaaaaa%7C1%7C0%7C637673974317097161%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C1000&sdata=2sXTfqRsf1MQ9MYWvkkchTSBZ02REKC0ymjeuUreGUE%3D&reserved=0
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