Amazon Announces New Kindle for PC Features

May 20, 2010

Online retail and ebook giant announced several new features for Kindle for PC, the PC-based application that supplements its portable Kindle e-reader. Kindle for PC now enables customers to edit notes and marks, take advantage of full-screen reading mode, change the background color, and control the brightness of the screen.

Kindle for PC helps users discover and read from over 540,000 books in the Kindle Store, including New York Times Bestsellers. Kindle for PC includes Amazon's Whispersync technology, which saves and synchronizes a customer's notes, highlights, bookmarks, and last page read across their Kindle, Kindle DX, iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, PC, Mac, and BlackBerry. Android support is announced for the near future.