Amazon has released a “mandatory” update to its Kindle app for iOS devices, informing users that not updating the app to the latest version may cause a loss of books and account registration upon upgrade to Apple’s upcoming iOS 7 mobile operating system.
This is a fix for a Kindle issue with the upcoming iOS7 OS upgrade that may cause customers to have to re-register and re-download books from Amazon. Please download and install - this is a required update before upgrading to iOS7.
iOS 7 is expected to be released shortly after the announcement of Apple’s refreshed iPhone line at the company's media event tomorrow, with the updated operating system featuring a new design and numerous other tweaks. Kindle is a free app and can be downloaded from the App Store. [Direct Link]
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How do you figure that? Every book I've purchased from Apple still works on my old iPhone 3GS, on the iPad 2 and the iBooks app on Mavericks. Nothing I bought in the past is inaccessible to me.
Yes. The upcoming iOS7 OS. I wonder if I need a PIN number. And where can I find an ATM machine?
Good for you.
Wait, what are you complaining about? The update is necessary if going to iOS7. I don't think you're doing that on your 3G.
Mandatory upgrades should not shut out devices to retain existing functionality. Period.