Publisher's description - Kindle 3.1.1
The Kindle app is optimized for the iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch, providing users the ability to read Kindle books using a beautiful, easy-to-use interface. You can discover and read over 630,000* books in the Kindle Store, including the latest best sellers and new releases. You can also read your Kindle books on your Kindle, Kindle DX, PC, Mac, BlackBerry, and Android-based device. Amazon Whispersync automatically syncs your last page read, bookmarks, notes, and highlights across all of your devices, so you can pick up right where you left off no matter what device you are reading on.
Shop the Amazon Kindle Store:
â€¢ New! Experience Kindle Editions with Audio/Video
â€¢ More than 630,000* Kindle books available in the Kindle Store
â€¢ New York TimesÂ® Best Sellers and new releases in the Kindle Store from $9.99, and tens of thousands of the most popular classics for free, including titles like The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Pride and Prejudice, and Treasure Island
â€¢ Free book samplesâ€”read the first chapter for free before you decide to buy
â€¢ Amazon.com customer reviews, personalized recommendations, and editorial reviews
â€¢ New! Our UK Kindle Store has the biggest selection of any e-bookstore in the UK. You can shop for more than 400,000 books, including bestsellers and new releases. Visit www.amazon.co.uk/kindlestore to learn more.
Get the best reading experience available on your iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad:
â€¢ Customize background color, font color, and font size to your preference
â€¢ Tap on either side of the screen or flick to turn pages
â€¢ Read in portrait or landscape mode, with the ability to lock the screen orientation
â€¢ Add bookmarks, notes and highlights. To add notes and highlights, simply tap and hold on a word
â€¢ Instant dictionary word lookup with 250,000 entries and definitions. Tap and hold a word to view the definition. Use the Google and Wikipedia links to get more information.
â€¢ Search inside the book to find a character, topic, or section you want to revisit
â€¢ View Popular Highlights: See what the Kindle community thinks are the most interesting passages in the books you're reading
â€¢ Pinch and zoom on images in books
Additional iPad features:
â€¢ New beautiful user interface tailored to the size, look, and feel of the iPad
â€¢ New Home library view with pinch, zoom and scrolling support
â€¢ New page turning animation that replicates the look of turning a page in a book. Customers who prefer a simpler, unadorned reading experience can use the default â€œBasic Reading Modeâ€ option to turn off animation
â€¢ Adjustable screen brightness within the app to help reduce eye strain
Read your Kindle books anytime, anywhere:
â€¢ Kindle books can be read on your Kindle, Kindle DX, iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, PC, Mac, BlackBerry, and Android-based device. You can download our free Kindle app on each device that you own.
â€¢ Amazonâ€™s Whispersync technology automatically syncs your last page read, bookmarks, notes, and highlights across all of your devices. Read on your Kindle, read some on your iPad or iPhone, and always pick up right where you left off.
Books you purchase can also be read on Kindle and Kindle DX, Amazonâ€™s wireless reading device with free 3G wireless, that downloads books, newspapers, magazines, and blogs to a crisp, high-resolution electronic-paper display that looks and reads like real paper, even in bright sunlight.
*If you are a non U.S. customer, book availability may vary.