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Amazon Kindle Touch Updated with New UI and Features

by Todd Haselton | January 9, 2013January 9, 2013 6:30 pm PDT

Kindle Touch In Hand

Own an Amazon Kindle Touch? Want some good news? Of course you do. Guess what? Amazon announced on Wednesday that it has updated the popular eReader with a new user interface and fresh features. It will automatically download for all Kindle owners, but you can also install it manually using a USB cable.

So what can you expect besides a fresh UI?

Amazon included Whispersync support for voice, better parental controls, new support for book covers, a monitor that lets you know how long it took to read a specific section of a book or magazine, recommended content (such as books), better book samples and improved controls for graphic novels.

Sounds good to us!

Todd Haselton

Todd Haselton has been writing professionally since 2006 during his undergraduate days at Lehigh University. He started out as an intern with...