[Air-L] NewspaperDirect Launches PressReader for Smartphones

McKiernan, Gerard [LIB] gerrymck at iastate.edu
Mon Nov 16 13:02:31 PST 2009



News About A New Mobile News Function [:-) 




NewspaperDirect, Inc., a provider of multichannel newspaper and magazine
content distribution and monetization, has launched iPhone and
BlackBerry versions of its PressReader application.


The move significantly expands the audience of full-content newspapers
and magazines for NewspaperDirect's publishing partners, and it lets
millions of owners of the two most popular smartphones download their
favorite daily read from a selection of more than 1,300 newspapers and
magazines available on PressDisplay.com, an online newspaper kiosk. The
new PressReader applications are free and available for immediate
download from Apple's iTunes App Store] and RIM's BlackBerry App World].


PressReader lets users view offline the hundreds of publications
available on PressDisplay.com, in a convenient, portable format.
PressReader presents publications as full-content digital replicas in
their original layout. Every article, advertisement, crossword puzzle,
and cartoon is presented in its original context in the paper; users
have the ability to instantly zoom in on any element. PressReader offers
rich-graphics or text-only viewing options, an interactive table of
contents, cross-title searching, sharing of articles, and live,
clickable elements such as URLs, telephone numbers, email addresses, and
hyperlinks to other articles.


Links To Appropriate Links And Specific Press Releases Available At 


[ http://bit.ly/3B6bUa  ] 


!!! Thanks To InfoToday NewsBreaks For The HeadsUp !!!






Gerry McKiernan

Associate Professor

Science and Technology Librarian

Iowa State University Library

Ames IA 50011


gerrymck at iastate.edu


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