Tong Zhang
(Senior Editor)
08/09/11 02:44 PM
PressReader Brings Nearly 2K Newspapers to BlackBerry PlayBook

PressReader, the super-popular app that already brings 1,900+ newspapers and magazines to Android and Apple IOS phones and tablets, is now available for the BlackBerry PlayBook. Here is more info:

The latest version of PressReader, optimized for BlackBerry Tablet OS, is now available as a free download on BlackBerry App World. Developed by NewspaperDirect Inc., the world leader in multichannel newspaper and magazine content distribution, PressReader for the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet delivers an engaging and immersive reading experience with access to more than 1,900 full-content publications from 95 countries that are available through the world's largest aggregated digital newsstand, PressDisplay.com



BlackBerry PlayBook users can download titles from among the growing list of prestigious newspapers and magazines, including: The Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, The Globe and Mail, National Post, Le Journal de Montr?al, La Presse, The Guardian, Daily Mail, International Herald Tribune and Le Monde, to name just a few.

PressReader brings BlackBerry PlayBook users intuitive and easy-to-use features, including the ability to conveniently set up auto-delivery of newspaper and magazine subscriptions, as well as the convenience of reading the downloaded publications off-line and in portrait or landscape mode.

Other notable features available include:
? Flipping pages as if reading a paper publication
? Panning /zooming articles and images, and viewing them in stunning clarity
? Easily navigating publications using page thumbnails or tables of contents
? Opening full articles in easy-to-read text view
? Searching online across titles and selecting the desired titles for download
? Sharing articles on Facebook and Twitter
? Authorizing PressReader as part of the existing PressDisplay.com subscription

Here is a video demo of PressReader for PlayBook:



PressReader for PlayBook is available as a free download on BlackBerryApp World. Most individual newspapers and magazines can then be purchased for $0.99 per issue, or downloaded in conjunction with a paid subscription on PressDisplay.com. For details on subscription pricing, visit our subscription page.






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