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Updated: Flipkart Extends Its eBook App To iOS, WP8 & Web; Nokia Bundling Deal

Its taken them almost nine months to do this, but Flipkart has finally extended its eBooks app to iOS, Windows Phone 8 and the web, along with the existing Android app. These apps will allow users to access their purchased eBooks on the respective mobile devices. Similar to the Android app which was recently revamped, the company claims the new apps uses its own FlipStream technology to provide a faster and better reading experience to users. Besides this, there is the ability to switch reading mode (day, night and sepia), font size and orientation (landscape/portrait), ability to highlight any text, take notes, bookmark pages and refer to a dictionary while reading. It also offers features like FlipSync, which seems to be Flipkart's version of Amazon's Whispersync technology and allows users to automatically sync the last read location, highlights, notes and bookmarks across all their devices and FlipThru which essentially allows users to download a sample excerpt of any eBook in their library. It also apparently offers eBook recommendations based on the user's reading habits. Note that there is still no iPad app, which we feel is quite important for an eBook service due to its prevalence in the country and people tend to read more on an tablet rather than on phone. Flipkart however offers an app for Android tablet. Update: While the Flipkart iPad app was not available at time of writing this article, it looks like the iPad app is now available on the App Store. We tried it on iPad 4 and noticed…

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