Barnes & Noble nook Gets a Second Software Update

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Barnes & Noble has begun sending out v1.2 of the system software for its nook e-book reader. Like an earlier update, this both improves the performance of this device and removes a few bugs.

Barnes & Noble NookAmong the more significant changes is a new ability for users to sort by author and title the personal files stored in the My Documents folder.

In the bug-fix department, all eligible LendMe e-books now include a LendMe flag, and this update also now ensures that the page currently being read and bookmarks on all e-books are properly saved when the nook is powered off.

In addition, according to Barnes & Noble, the latest version offers these enhancements:

  • Bookmarks now display page number
  • Enhanced in-store Wi-Fi connectivity
  • Improved opening of e-books and periodicals
  • Improved response to Reading Now & Settings buttons
  • Easier navigation of daily subscription with issues rolled into one folder
  • Improved “back” button functionality for navigating e-books and periodicals
  • Overall system improvements and battery optimization

Get It Now or Later
Barnes & Noble is in the process of sending the nook software version 1.2 to all units over the air. All a user has to do is wait for it to show up.

Those who don’t want to wait can manually install it. Instructions for doing so are available on the Barnes & Noble website.

Source: Barnes & Noble

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