NewspaperDirect Unveils PressReader App for BlackBerry 10, Bringing Thousands of High-Resolution, Full-Content Newspapers and Magazines to BlackBerry 10 Smartphones

Industry leader in multichannel content distribution optimizes the world's newspapers and magazines for BlackBerry's new mobile platform, giving BlackBerry 10 customers the best in choice and experience.

NEW YORK CITY, March 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- NewspaperDirect (ND), the world leader in multi-channel newspaper and magazine content distribution, has released a new version of its award-winning digital newspaper and magazine application, PressReader, for the BlackBerry® 10 platform.

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BlackBerry 10 customers can download the re-engineered PressReader app from BlackBerry® World™ and their favorite publications from a growing list of more than 2,300 digital replicas of newspapers and magazines from 100 countries and in 56 languages, including the International Herald Tribune, The Australian, The Globe and Mail and Le Monde.

"NewspaperDirect's popular PressReader app leverages what BlackBerry 10 has to offer with a wealth of content that looks great on the high resolution displays of BlackBerry 10 smartphones," said Martyn Mallick, Vice President of Global Alliances and Business Development at BlackBerry.

Integrated with the BlackBerry® Hub, PressReader offers digital news reading features pioneered by ND, offering readers the ability to:

  • Read pages and articles in full graphics or text-only views
  • Zoom, pan and scroll through pages and articles
  • Set up auto-delivery of titles when they are published

Interactive radio and content sharing through BlackBerry® Messenger (BBM™), email, Facebook and Twitter is scheduled to coincide with the release of BlackBerry Q10.

"NewspaperDirect is delighted to release a new optimized version of PressReader for BlackBerry 10 smartphones," said Alex Kroogman, CEO of NewspaperDirect. "Not only will BlackBerry 10 owners be amazed at the vast selection of magazines and newspapers suddenly at their fingertips, our publishing partners will benefit from having their content instantly available to all BlackBerry 10 users."

About PressReader

PressReader and its companion online service, PressDisplay.com, deliver the most authentic newspaper and magazine reading experience on PCs, Macs, smartphones, eReaders and tablets running BlackBerry, iOS, Android, and Windows operating systems. PressReader is preloaded on devices from a growing list of leading manufacturers that includes Acer, ASUS, BlackBerry, HTC, Kobo, HP and Samsung.

PressReader is the only global newspaper and magazine app that lets you download digital editions of your favorite publications, and read them from cover to cover —just the way they were printed— and with no compromises in quality, fidelity or content – all with just one subscription. Follow us on @PressReader, Facebook.com/pressreader, Google+, and YouTube.

About NewspaperDirect Inc.

NewspaperDirect delivers the world's newspapers and magazines to millions of readers the way they want to receive them — in print, online, or on their smartphone, tablet or eReader — wherever they live, travel, work or play. With the most innovative digital publishing technology in the industry and the only zero-operational-cost business model, NewspaperDirect is recognized as the world leader in multichannel content distribution and monetization, and is the chosen partner of more than 3,000 publishers from 100 countries.

PressDisplay.com, PressReader and SmartEdition are trademarks or registered trademarks of NewspaperDirect Inc. BlackBerry and related trademarks, names and logos are the property of Research In Motion Limited. BlackBerry is not responsible for any third-party products or services. All other trademarks and registered trademarks belong to their respective owners.

Media Contact: Gayle Moss NewspaperDirect Inc., 604-671-4516, gmoss@newspaperdirect.com

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SOURCE NewspaperDirect Inc.



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