Thursday, October 22, 2009

Amazon Kindle Goes Multi Touch And Colorful For Windows 7

Amazon Kindle
Amazon announced that it's kindle will go multi touch for the Windows 7. Kindle for PC was demonstrated today at Windows 7 release event. Now I might read books, Nah, I like to decimate forests read paper books. Specially the smell of books could not be replaced, unless Amazon sells scented Kindles.
“Customers have told us that they want access to a wider variety of content and an increasingly diverse set of form factors, With the announcement of Kindle for PC, Amazon is making its massive selection of Kindle books available on the world’s most widely used platform. The new Kindle for PC’s use of Windows 7 features such as Jump Lists and Windows Touch demonstrates how Windows 7 makes new things possible.” said Mike Nash, corporate vice president of Windows Platform Strategy at Microsoft.

With Kindle for PC, readers can take advantage of the following features:

  • Purchase, download, and read hundreds of thousands of books available in the Kindle Store
  • Access their entire library of previously purchased Kindle books stored on Amazon’s servers for free
  • Choose from over 10 different font sizes and adjust words per line
  • Add and automatically synchronize bookmarks and last page read
  • View notes and highlights marked on Kindle and Kindle DX
  • Zoom in and out of text with a pinch of the fingers (Windows 7 users only)
  • Turn pages with a finger swipe (available in a future release for Windows 7 users)
 You can get more info here.


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