Amazon just released this app. Press release here, and Publishers Lunch sums it up:
makes all books available Kindle readable on the iPhone/iPod touch as
well. Officially the company still sees mobile as best for short
reading on the go. VP in charge of Kindle Ian Freed calls it "a great
companion device for customers who are caught without their Kindle" and
echoes ceo Jeff Bezos's line from Charlie Rose that iPod reading is
ideally suited towards when you are "in line at the grocery store." But
they hope it's such a mediocre companion that it persuades more people
to spend $359 for a Kindle (or at least introduces them to
electronic-reading Amazon-style without the initial requirement of a
buying a separate device.)
that end, this version of the Kindle app is less fully-featured than
other iPhone ereaders. Among the limitations: It works in the US only;
you cannot "turn" pages to read in the wider landscape view; you can't
change fonts; and pages turn only by swiping (no tapping).
some users report online that while you can access Kindle books you've
already purchased, subscriptions to newspapers, magazines and blogs are
limited to a single device and you cannot access content that you have
e-mailed to yourself to read on the Kindle.
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