The latest Kindle update brings some radical changes to Amazon’s e-reader, but only highlights how little Amazon seems to care.
Kindle software update 5.13.7 revamps the home screen and brings swipe gestures to the user interface. It’s the Kindle’s most significant software revamp in years, but in the end, it does little more than rearrange what was already there.
That’s not to say that the changes aren’t welcome. It’s just that Amazon could do so much more. Why do e-books still mimic paper books so closely? Where are the new features?