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Kindle for iPad App Now Available Globally

Posted by admin on June 7, 2010

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Free app for reading Kindle books on iPad gives readers in Japan and around the world the choice from hundreds of thousands of titles

Kindle for iPad

Amazon.com, Inc. announced its Kindle App for iPad is now available in all countries where the iPad is offered. The app lets users select from hundreds of thousands of books available in the Kindle Store on iPad and features Amazon Whispersync technology that saves and synchronizes customers’ last page read, bookmarks, notes and highlights across their Kindle, Kindle DX, iPhone, iPod touch, Mac, iPad and more.

“We’re thrilled to make Kindle for iPad available to readers around the world,” said Jay Marine, director, Amazon Kindle. “Kindle for iPad includes all the features customers love about Kindle for iPhone, including great selection and synchronization of their books across a variety of Kindle apps, along with a beautiful new user interface tailored to the look and feel of iPad. Kindle for iPad is the perfect companion for the millions of customers who already own a Kindle or Kindle DX, and a way for customers to download and enjoy books even if they don’t yet have a Kindle.”

U.S. customers can choose from over 550,000 books available in the Kindle Store, including new releases and bestsellers. Bestsellers such as “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” by Stieg Larsson, “The Lost Symbol” by Dan Brown, “The Big Short” by Michael Lewis, and hundreds of thousands of other popular books are USD $11.99 or less in the Kindle Store. The Kindle Store is the only place to find tens of thousands of books added to the Kindle Store by authors and publishers using Kindle’s self-service platform. Customers can search for a specific book or browse by genre or author, and can take advantage of all the features that customers enjoy in the Kindle Store, including Amazon.com customer reviews, personalized recommendations and editorial reviews.

Features of the Kindle App for iPad include:

  • Automatically Syncs with Kindle and Kindle Compatible Devices: Amazon’s Whispersync technology automatically syncs customers’ last page read, bookmarks, notes and highlights across Kindle, Kindle DX, Kindle for iPhone, Kindle for Mac, Kindle for iPad and more. Customers can read on their Kindle, read some on their iPad or Mac, and always pick up where they left off.
  • Beautiful User Interface: The Kindle App user interface is tailored to the large size, look and feel of iPad. The new user interface with bold colors, animation and seamless user experience make Kindle on iPad a unique reading experience.
  • Customizable Appearance: Customers can choose to dim iPad’s screen within the app to make reading easier regardless of the ambient light or time of day. Readers can also choose from three different background colors and alter the font color and size to customize the reading experience and help ease the strain on their eyes.
  • Page Turn Animation: Kindle App for iPad offers an interactive experience with page turn animation designed to replicate the look of a page turning in a book. Customers who prefer a simpler, unadorned reading experience can choose the “Basic Reading Mode” option and turn off animation.

The Kindle App for iPad is available for free from the App Store on iPad or at http://www.itunes.com/appstore.

For more information please visit: http://www.amazon.com/kindleforipad.

Don’t have a Kindle? Buy yours now for ($259) $189!!

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Kindle for iPad announced

Posted by admin on March 27, 2010

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Experience the Beautiful User Interface

  • Get the best reading experience available on your tablet computer including the iPad. No Kindle required
  • Tailored to the size, look, and feel of your tablet computer
  • Customize background color and font size to ease eye strain
  • Adjust screen brightness from within the app to make reading easier
  • Page turn animation replicates the look of turning a page in a book. Or choose Basic Reading Mode for a simpler and unadorned reading experience

    Read Kindle Books on Your Tablet Computer Including the iPad

    • Amazon’s Whispersync technology automatically synchronizes your last page read, bookmarks, notes and highlights with Kindle and Kindle-compatible devices PC, Mac, iPhone, and BlackBerry
    • Customers can start reading on one device and, on another, pick up where they left off
    • Already have a Kindle? Access your Kindle books even if you don’t have your Kindle with you
    • Create bookmarks, notes, and highlights, and view the annotations you created on your Kindle

      Shop for Books in the Kindle Store

      • Search and browse more than 450,000 Kindle books, including 101 of 112 New York Times® Best Sellers. If you are a non-U.S. customer, book availability may vary
      • Find New York Times® Best Sellers and new releases from $9.99
      • Get free book samples–read the first chapter for free before you decide to buy
      • Books you purchase can also be read on a Kindle and Kindle-compatible devices

        Don’t have a Kindle? Buy yours now for ($259) $189!!

        Source: Amazon.

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