A new update to Kindle for Android was released today by Amazon which adds some new features and adds support for tablet computers running Android’s Honeycomb, including the Motorola Xoom.

Users who use the Kindle app for reading books won't see too many differences however newspaper and magazine readers will see a new layout designed for the Honeycomb interface along with dozens of other user interface enhancements that takes advantage of the larger screen.

Other features include an improved shopping experience with access to personalized recommendations, and customer reviews, the ability to pause and resume downloads, and a built-in dictionary with 250,000 words.

Like all Kindle apps, Kindle for Android includes Amazon's Whispersync technology, which saves and synchronizes a customer's books and bookmarks across their Kindle, iPad, iPod touch, iPhone, Mac, PC, BlackBerry, Windows Phone and Android-based phones and tablets.

The app is now available for download from the Amazon Appstore for Android or Android Market.

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