Amazon Kindle Paperwhite distributed (1st Generation) update with new features




The first version of the Kindle Paperwhite became the successor model to date according to some functions. That changes starting today, Amazon distributes a software update that brings several new features to the older model. The update will be distributed over the next few weeks “over the air”, who does not want to wait so long for Amazon’s grace the OTA update, version 5.4.4 can also manually download . The update includes the functions Kindle Free Time, cloud collections, PageFlip, improved bookmarks, highlights and notes, Smart lookup and vocabulary trainer.


Here is the overview of the different features that come on the update:

Kindle Free Time: Free Time allows you personalized profiles of your children to create and thus give them limited access to the titles in your collection of books. Your kids can watch their reading progress and gain badges.
Cloud-collections: Use cloud collections to organize your content in each category. Let us show all your collections in a collection view and determine where your collections are displayed on your device.
PageFlip: You can scroll through or jump to the end for a preview, without losing your current read position of the eBook while reading page by page or by chapter.
Improved bookmarks, highlights and notes: You now have faster and easier access to your bookmarks, highlights and notes and can better manage.
Smart-Lookup: If you need to look up a word or a person who provides you with smart lookup information from dictionaries, X-Ray and Wikipedia ready.
Vocabulary: Each word is looked up in the dictionary is automatically added to the vocabulary trainer. Look at the definitions and usage of words and ask yourself using index cards.

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