Kindle App Gets Real Page Number Support, More

Amazon released Kindle 2.6 for the iPhone and iPad on Tuesday with support for real page numbers in books. The feature sill make it easier for students to reference the same text book page numbers in ebooks and printed books.

Amazon’s Kindle on the iPad

Version 2.6 shows the ISBN code for the printed book so users can verify which version of a book their ebook page numbers match. The update maintains Kindle Locations support, added the ability to look up words in Google and Wikipedia without jumping out of books, displays how much of the book has been read in title list view, and you can see the percentage of the book read while reading on the iPhone.

Kindle 2.6 is free and is available at Apple’s iTunes-based App Store.