Screen shot 2010-04-02 at 9.34.55 PM.pngThe app became available last night. According to the description, these are the additional iPad features:

New beautiful user interface tailored to the size, look and feel of the iPad

New Home library view with pinch, zoom and scrolling support

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 “Basic Reading Mode” option to turn off animation

Adjustable screen brightness within the app to help reduce eye strain

This initial Kindle for iPad release has only been tested on the official iPad simulator provided by Apple. feels that the iPad Kindle app “puts standard Kindle to shame.”


  1. Hopefully this will shut up some of the paranoid folk who’ve been claiming Apple won’t allow other e-book readers on its device.

    (It probably won’t, though. They’ll just say that Apple could always change its mind… 😛 )

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