PCWorld reports today that Amazon’s free Kindle app for iPad and iPhone has had a big update. The new version, version 2.5, introduces multitasking support, enabling you to continue downloading books while the app is running in the background, assuming your iPad is running iOS 4 of course. Support for downloading millions of free and out-of-copyright books from Project Gutenberg, Internet Archive and other sources has also been added, but possibly the biggest change is the addition of the ability to open supported files from Safari and Mail, or to use File Sharing in iTunes to transfer your files to the Kindle app. Other minor tweaks include improved image zoom and a “New” book indicator.
The Kindle iPad and iPhone app gives you access to over 775,000 books in the Kindle Store, including best sellers and new releases, and uses Amazon Whispersync to automatically sync your last page read, bookmarks, notes and highlights across devices.
Click here to download the free app: Kindle for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad on the iTunes App Store
Source: iTunes, Kindle App Gets Side-loading, Background Downloading - PCWorld Business Center