Amazon is inviting all Kindle owners to download the latest Kindle 3.1 Software Upgrade. This free software update can be downloaded onto your Kindle 3rd Generation, Kindle DX with Global Wireless and other models of the popular ereader. Kindle version 3.1 can be downloaded on to your computer and transferred to your Kindle eBook reader via USB (manual method) but you can opt-in to use your wifi to download the free update via Over-the-Air (OTA). Amazon clearly stated that you can easily accomplish this “From the Home screen, press Menu and select “Sync and Check for Items.” The software update will automatically download in the background and install the next time your Kindle goes into sleep mode.”
What’s new with the Kindle 3.1 software upgrade? It comes with major improvements and add-ons for all customers’ satisfaction. There’s the new Real Page Numbers feature which is Amazon’s response to numerous customers requests for real page numbers in e-books to match the printed edition of their favorite books. Tens of thousands of e-books on Kindle library now have accurate page numbers matching their corresponding print versions.
There’s Public Notes, it’s a simple option to let Kindle readers share their book notes and highlights to others. Authors, readers, fans may share their comments and annotations with like-minded Kindle owners. Kindle 3.1 also promises to offer better news reading with the new Newspaper and Magazine Layout which gives snapshots of important news and information.
Lastly, the new Before You Go option for Kindle 3.1 lets you immediately rate any book after you read it. You can share your review or comments about it over your social network. You will also automatically get recommendation on what to read next and see more works by the same author.