Amazon Updates Kindle for iOS App

Online retail giant Amazon has updated the Kindle app for the iOS platform, bringing new user interface enhancements and features.

The update, which brings the Kindle app for iOS to version 2.9, comes with new features specific to the iPad and some with are common for the iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch.

The new update brings a new design for magazines to the iPad, giving users access to more than 400 magazines and publications already available on the Kindle Fire. Some of the magazines include Martha Stewart Living, Food Network Magazine, Cosmopolitan, Men's Health and Popular Science.

The Kindle for iPad app gets a new feature called ‘read print replicas' for textbooks which comes with rich formatting and layout of the print editions along with support for notes, highlighting, linked table of contents and zoom and pan.

The update also brings Amazon Cloud support for the iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch, allowing users to email documents to their Send-to-Kindle email address and access them from their mobile devices.

Users will be able to open PDF documents from Mail or Safari or by sending them to the Kindle email account. The update also brings a new library organisation feature which lets users view Docs, Newsstand and Kindle Books.