April 21, 2016
I just turned on my Fire HD to read a book and found out that I had to log in and register my unit again.
I gather that Amazon just pushed out a new version of the software. But it meant that none of my books were in the Fire memory, so I had to force it to download them all again. (Amazon, take your cloud and shove it.)
Part of this update was that I got given the WaPo app for a 6 month trial. I just told the Fire to get it off my unit. I bet in 6 months I get nagged to subscribe, which I won't do.
I wonder what else got updated? And I wonder what other "free" trial things just got pushed into my face, which will eventually nag me to subscribe?
UPDATE: It says "System Version 8.5.1_user_5159720" but since I don't have the slightest idea what it used to say, I have no idea whether it changed.
When I had to factory-reset my tablet, I had to download all thousand or so* books one at a time. Ugh.
* I went on a spree through the free libraries at Amazon and Baen.
Posted by: Pixy Misa at April 22, 2016 05:34 AM (PiXy!)
Posted by: Steven Den Beste at April 22, 2016 07:04 AM (+rSRq)
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