Amazon this week announced that its Kindle for iPhone app is now available in Canada through the iTunes Canada app store. The app has been available in the U.S. since early this year.

The free app lets iPhone and iPod touch owners read Kindle books that have been purchased from their Mac, PC or iPhone.

Using Amazon's WhisperSync technolgy users can also synchornize bookmarks between their Kindle and their iPhone or iPod touch.

Features include the ability to adjust the text size; add bookmakrs; read in portrait or landscape mode; create annotations; change to alternate backgrounds and text colours to improve reading comfort; zoom for viewing images and the ability to tap on either side of the screen to turn pages.

Version 1.3 of the free Kindle for iPhone app is a 4.2MB download and is available now from the iTunes Canada App store.

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