Amazon has officially outed a new firmware update (version 126.96.36.199) for its Kindle Paperwhite 2nd-Generation, apparently aimed at adding a few bug-fixes and stability improvements to the last month’s firmware 5.4.5 update (no changelog has been provided with it yet). You can download its BIN file using the download links given below. I’ve also put together a concise step-by-step tutorial on how to install this firmware on your Kindle Paperwhite manually.
Download Firmware v5.4.5 for Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 2nd Generation
Amazon has officially outed a new firmware update (version 5.4.5) for its Kindle Paperwhite 2nd Generation e-book reader, bringing a good deal of handy features, performance enhancements and bug-fixes that were overlooked in earlier software versions of Kindle Paperwhite.
One of the coolest features of this firmware is “recent-page-synchronization” that automatically updates every book on all the Kindle devices registered on the same account to the most recent page a person has read. Moreover, you’ll be now able to download a sample copy of all physical books that have been ordered through Amazon in your Kindle Paperwhite’s Cloud tab. The pan-and-zoom mode in PDF documents now shows a small preview window on one side of the screen. [Read more…]