Amazon has issued an update to its Kindle app for iOS today, introducing its excellent X-Ray for Books feature which has been a big selling point for the company’s own Kindle hardware. If you’re not already familiar with it, X-Ray allows you to see the “bones of the book,” Amazon says, helping you learn more about its characters, places, and phrases.
With X-Ray, you can break a book down into things like people and terms, and then dig deeper into those things to learn more about them. It’s connected to Shelfari.com and Wikipedia to provide you with more information on the “most important terms and concepts in a book.”
It’s only compatible with English titles at the moment, and you’ll need to be running iOS 5 or later. To install the latest update, simply look for it in the App Store’s ‘Updates’ section on your iOS device, or download it using the source link below if you don’t already have Kindle installed.
- Source App Store