Amazon releases software updates for 2nd-gen Kindle Fire, Kindle Fire HD & HD 8.9


amazon-kindle-fire-hd-1Amazon has started rolling-out new software updates for its second-gen Kindle Fire, Kindle Fire HD and Kindle Fire HD 8.9 tablets.  The updates will be automatically delivered to your Amazon tablet; however you can also manually trigger the update by swiping down from the top of the screen, and then tapping Sync.

You can also manually download the update from Amazon’s website and apply it following the instructions given on the website.

Update Details:

Amazon Kindle Fire (2nd-gen)

Amazon Kindle Fire HD

Change-log for Kindle Fire HD and 2nd-Gen Kindle Fire:

  • Support for X-Ray for Textbooks
  • Simplified Chinese Support
  • Track your reading progress with Time To Read
  • Support for Kindle Editions with Audio/Video
  • Print Replica Textbook Enhancements

Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9:

Change-log for Kindle Fire HD 8.9:

  • Change your device language: Set your default device language to one of eight languages, including English (U.S.), English (U.K.), German, French, Italian, Spanish, Japanese, and Chinese (Simplified).
  • Track your reading progress with Time To Read
  • Support for Kindle Editions with Audio/Video
  • Print Replica Textbook Enhancements

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