Amazon has updated its Kindle App for Google Android devices. The latest version of the Amazon Kindle App for Android brings a range of new features.
The new features on the Amazon Kindle Android app include, full text search, plus the ability to ad highlights and notes and synchronize these with other devices, you can see a full list of the new features below.
Search within the book: Customers can either type or speak a word or phrase to search within a book.
Add, Edit and Delete Notes and Highlights: Kindle for Android is the only reading app for Android-based devices that allows readers to add notes and highlights to books, and have them automatically synchronized between devices.
Wikipedia Lookup: Look up words and phrases in Wikipedia simply by selecting text.
Shelfari Book Details: For the first time, customers can view additional book details from the books-focused social networking site Shelfari. Readers will find a description of the book, synopsis, summary, cast of characters, and many more features, and be able to view real-time discussions that the Shelfari community is having about the book.
Orientation Lock: Choose to lock the orientation of their screen in landscape or portrait mode to allow for comfortable reading in any position.
The updated version of the Amazon Kindle app for Android is available as a free download from the Android Market.