Ah, the Amazon development team is really efficient, just after a week from the release of Kindle for Mac they have another new product ready to roll out. Somehow the news is broken not from their official press release, but from a report in New York Times. This is the Kindle Apps for Tablet Computer, and it works on table computers including the iPad as well (obviously, they want people to know about this application, before the official launch date of iPad in early April).
Unlike other Kindle applications (iPhone, PC, BlackBerry, Mac), there are some new fancy features like:
- Tailored to the size, look, and feel of your tablet computer
- 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
In the case of iPad version (assuming Apple will approve it …), the New York Times reports that:
“… large images of book covers are set against a backdrop of a silhouetted figure reading under a tree. The sun’s position in that image varies with the time of day.”
I know you want it, don’t you ? Check out the pictures and have a feel of this new application.