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

February 24, 2014

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.

NYC NY (Swipe 2.0) March 28 2013: 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.

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.”