If you are an avid reader of books and find the concept of reading books on an e-reader interesting, then you must have heard of the Kindle digital book reader. If you don’t have the device with you, don’t be upset because now you can enjoy reading them on your BlackBerry smartphone!
In March 2009, the iPhone was the first phone which got the privilege of the e-reader application on their phones. Sure the idea caught the fancy of others and the demand for a similar application for the BlackBerry smartphones was inevitable. In keeping with the demand, this year finally saw the release of the application for the smartphones delivered from Research In Motion. At present the application will be available only for the Americans. It is not known for sure whether the company has any future plans to extend the application for users in other countries as well.
The application is a fun one, allowing users of the BlackBerry smartphones to savour the joy of reading the Amazon Kindle books in their phones. The Vice-President of Kindle Amazon, Ian Freed expressed is joy in being able to fulfill the wish of the BlackBerry smartphone owners to be able to have an application like that of the iPhone. He also wished that users would love the ease and the fun of reading and enjoying Kindle books on their phones. That seems to hold true! Using the application users can download the Kindle books from the Amazon Kindle bookstore right to their phones.
This free application will just add to the excitement of the users with the range of books that it exposes the users to. The application will let users to enjoy over 420,000 books. Thus users can read the books that have been purchased using their Kindle or even choose to buy new books. So even if you don’t have a Kindle e-book reader with you, you can make good use of your BlackBerry smartphone and start enjoying the books on your phone. You can even enjoy the privilege of purchasing e-books from the Amazon store where you can get the books at prices that stand at about $10.
With similar applications lined up for the Mac and iPad and new functionalities, like the ability to search books and to move between books, likely to be incorporated, the application will make the joy of reading books even more pleasurable.
Website: Kindle for BlackBerry
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