Amazon has released version 4.4 of its Kindle app for iPad , iPhone and iPod Touch released, come with some exciting new features to Apple devices. Kindle Paperwhite users will be familiar to some of the new features. Users of Android devices and even Amazon’s own tablets have to be patient.
“Kindle for iOS version 4.4 offers several end-user requested features for ease of synchronization and Navigation ready, “reads a bit bumpy translated in the description of the new version released on Tuesday. Amazon describes the new version as follows
- synchronize the last page read – Kindle for iOS now synchronized on all Kindle devices or in all reading apps that are registered to your Amazon account, last page read the books. Via the left navigation menu, end users can still manually sync the last accessed page
- Kindle placeholder -. Provide end users with the ability to see into other areas of the book, without losing their current state. Jump over “placeholder” in the progress bar directly to the previous placeholders
- Intelligent Wikipedia search -. Choose a word, and learn in the Wikipedia info card at the bottom of the page more about it
This Amazon brings its iOS app functionally closer to its Kindle Paperwhite 2. The “Sync to last page read” function (an alternative to the furthest page that was previously called in the book) was just implemented only by firmware update in the eBook Reader. “Kindle placeholder” recalls Page Flip is on tablets and smartphones with their (relative to E-Ink) display responsive but not as decisive for the war. The Wikipedia integration is finally a construction site, which already opened Amazon with its published in 2007 the very first Kindle and in subsequent years continuously expanded.
“Apple first” despite the lack of purchasing function
have often in the past, can the Kindle app for Android miss the new features yet, like the reading app for the Kindle Fire house-Tablets – not the best self-promotion. Amazon has always been updated by the device “Apple users first”, thereby making the company through its iOS app no direct sales (but through the back door) – to save the 30 percent revenue share to Apple, there has years, only a read-only app without buying function. Nevertheless Kindle for iOS is probably the most widely used reading app for Apple devices, before iBooks, has just upgraded at the Apple
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