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Kindle for Android app gets update, new features

Kindle for Android app gets update, new features
The Kindle for Android app has been updated and now includes a "Send to Kindle" feature. Email documents to your Send-to-Kindle email address and they are delivered to your device. The documents are kept in the cloud and can be downloaded again to other supported Kindle devices and apps. In addition, the update includes support for Kindle Format 8 and adds a larger assortment of illustrated children's books, comic books and graphic novels. New children's titles include Curious George and Brown Bear, and comics like Superman and Batman. Thousands of other titles are now available in a richer formatting.

Some users are complaining about the increased size of the updated app which weighs in at 13.26MB compared to the 2.51MB size of Google Books. Also,there were some complaints that the Send-to-Kindle feature was turning small sized documents into behemoths. One user said that a 3MB PDF file grew to 33MB. But for the most part, users seemed to be pleased with the update. The app puts over 1 million books at your fingertips.

source: GooglePlayStore via AndroidCentral

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posted on 23 Mar 2012, 14:45

1. CEHLS10 (Posts: 6; Member since: 29 Jun 2011)

I'm the owner of an HTC Thunderbolt running 2.3.4. All of yesterday I was unable to update the app and finally I was able to this morning. App is listed as 13.26 MB and turned out to be 16.41 MB. Google Books is only 5.67 MB.

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