Tag: firmware

Upgrade my Kindle Paperwhite 7th

There is a new, free software update available for your Kindle Paperwhite (7th Generation). This update automatically downloads and installs on your Kindle Paperwhite when connected wirelessly; however, you can also manually download the software and transfer the update to your device via USB cable. Of course, I always download the firmware from the official

Upgrade D-Link DIR-880L Firmware

I have my D-Link DIR-880L router for almost one and half years. I flashed the firmware to use DD-WRT one. Later I flashed back to D-Link firmware. The latest version is 1.08 on D-Link Canadian website. I upgraded it long time ago. On the D-Link support forum, it shows an updated version of firmware is

Upgrade Kindle Touch firmware

Amazon has a new firmware for Kindle Paperwhite. Prepare firmware file So, I check the Amazon’s website and download the latest firmware file. The file name is update_kindle_all_new_paperwhite_5.9.5.bin,216MB Then, connect the Kindle to my desktop with USB cable. Copy the bin file into the root folder of the Kindle. Eject the Kindle and unplug the

DD-WRT vs Factory default ROM on D-link DIR-880L

I bought D-Link DIR-880L last year. One of the features of it is DD-WRT compatible. Three weeks ago, I downloaded the dd-wrt firmware and flashed it on the router. The version I downloaded is DD-WRT v3.0-r30432 std. Based on the forum, it said 30432 is the working version for DIR-880L. http://www.dd-wrt.com/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?t=268579&start=240

Upgrade Curcial BX100 SSD Firmware

It is almost two years old of my Crucial BX100 256GB SSD. Now, I upgraded its firmware from MU01 to MU02. Then I did the benchmark test. The result is very clear that new firmware improve the performance. The original test I did in 2014 shown as below: AS SSD Benchmark test Result on Crucial

Upgrade Nexus 7 (2013) to Android 6

My Nexus 7 (2013) tablet got the OTA upgrade notice on November 10, 2015. It is a big update from Android 5 to Android 6, or from Lollipop to Marshmallow. It is said new Android 6.0 Marshmallow improved performance, battery life and features. Since the first announcement at Google I/O on May 28, I wait

Kindle Touch firmware upgrade to 5.3.7.3

Just upgrade my Kindle Touch to 5.3.7.3 by OTA. First turn on WIFI on settings. Then Wait, about 5 to 10 minutes. It will download the update firmware file to Kindle, which is about 116MB. Then follow the instruction below: From Home, tap the Menu icon, and then tap Settings. Tap the Menu icon, and