Just about a few days ago, Amazon revealed Kindle 2 – a book reading device from Amazon which allows you to read books via a 6″ display screen on the device. Advantages include being able to download book through a wireless connection that connects directly to Amazon’s Kindle Store that boast over 90,000 popular titles. Amazon did said that they intended to make books from Kindle Store available to other platforms as well. Well it didn’t took them long because as of today, Amazon has unveiled Kindle app for iPhone/iPod Touch which lets iPhone and iPod Touch users read their favorite books right on their personal Smartphone!
Kindle for iPhone allows Apple iPhone and iPod touch owners to read Kindle books using a simple, easy-to-use interface. You can shop for hundreds of thousands of books at www.amazon.com/kindlestore, and wirelessly transfer the books to your iPhone or iPod touch. Enjoy Amazon’s low prices on Kindle books, including New York Times Best Sellers and most new releases for $9.99, unless marked otherwise.
With Kindle for iPhone, you can: * Buy a Kindle book from your Mac, PC, or iPhone using a Web browser and wirelessly transfer the books to your iPhone * Read first chapters of any book for free before you buy * Download the Kindle books you already own for free — they are automatically backed up on Amazon.com * Adjust the text size, add bookmarks, and view the annotations you created on your Kindle device
Kindle for iPhone also includes Whispersync, which allows you to seamlessly switch back and forth between your Kindle device and Kindle for iPhone while keeping your bookmarks and reading location synchronized between devices. Now you can easily pick up reading right where you left off on your Kindle or iPhone. Books you purchase can also be read on Kindle and Kindle 2, Amazon’s portable readers that wirelessly download books, newspapers, magazines, and blogs to a crisp, high-resolution 6-inch electronic-paper display that looks and reads like real paper.
This surely is a great news for all iPhone/iPod Touch owner as they can now read their favorite books without having to take their Kindle device (which is not as portable as iPhone or iPod Touch) everywhere.