Kindle for BlackBerry Now Available

Posted by at 12:08 am on February 18, 2010

Amazon has released a “Kindle for BlackBerry” beta, joining  the a growing family of devices supported by the Kindle book store; which include the Kindle, Kindle DX, iPhone, iPod Touch, PC,   and soon, Mac and iPad.

“Since the launch of our popular Kindle for iPhone app last year, customers have been asking us to bring a similar experience to the BlackBerry, and we are thrilled to make it available today,” said Ian Freed, Vice President, Amazon Kindle.

The BlackBerry version  will have  Whispersync technology, so  you can start  reading on your Kindle and  pick back up on your BlackBerry right where you left off automatically.  

Other Features

  • Search and browse more than 420,000 books, including 102 of 112 New York Times Bestsellers, directly from their BlackBerry
  • Shop the in-app store -“ browse and download samples and full books without leaving the app
  • Read the beginning of books for free before they buy
  • Access their library of previously purchased Kindle books stored on Amazon’s servers
  • Create bookmarks and view annotations they created on their Kindle, Kindle DX, or Kindle for iPhone and iPod touch
  • Adjust the text size of books
  • Read books in full color, including children’s books, cookbooks, travel books, textbooks and graphic novels

Kindle for BlackBerry is available to customers in the U.S. on a range of BlackBerry devices. For a full list of compatible devices and more information, and to download the free app, visit www.amazon.com/kindlebb.

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