kindle blindIt was just last week when we brought you word that Amazon has updated their native Kindle for Android app, and so I guess it is only fair that folks who are using iOS-powered devices too, would be on the receiving end of such an update. In fact, it is said that the latest update to the Kindle iOS app from Amazon (which plays nice on the iPhone and iPad, of course) would bring along with it a slew of new features that will cater for both blind and visually impaired users.

Chances are most folks would pick the ability of the new Kindle iOS app version to read aloud from over 1.8 million Kindle Store titles the biggest difference in this app update. This is made possible thanks to assistance from Apple’s VoiceOver technology, and this particular update would also bring along with it better library and book navigation and search, in addition to other features such as notes, highlights, bookmarks, font size, background color and brightness.

Filed in Tablets. Read more about Amazon, Apps, iOS and Kindle. Source: engadget

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