Amazon Updates Stanza eReading App for the Last Time

Amazon has updated Stanza, its free e-reading app, for one final time on Thursday. Stanza’s final update allows the app to be installed on devices running iOS 5. In the process, however, Amazon also announced that this will be the final update for the application. The online retailer’s decision to discontinue Stanza is not surprising, considering that the app has significant competition with Apple’s iBooks reader on iOS.

Read books on your iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad! Lexcycle Stanza brings the digital book revolution to your pocket with a reading interface that is unrivaled in its clarity and ease of use. With over 4 million downloads around the world, Stanza has become an iPhone phenomenon, and is featured as one of the top three Apple favorites in their “App Store Turns 1″ celebration.

[Macworld]

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