NewspaperDirect Releases Android Honeycomb Version of PressReader; World’s Largest Digital Newsstand Delivers 1,800+ Daily Newspapers to Latest Android Tablets.
With one free app, millions of Android users can read hundreds of full-color, full-content newspapers on their Android-based smartphone or tablet. Initial download includes seven free issues.
PressReader for Android Honeycomb is now available in the Android Market and is compatible with 3.0/3.1 Honeycomb-based tablets, such as the Asus Eee Pad Transformer, the HTC Flyer, the Motorola Xoom, and the Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 and 10.1. A Gingerbread-specific version of PressReader is also available for Android devices running Android 2.2/2.3. Pre-installations of the app on a number of Honeycomb devices are planned for the near future.
- Support for on-board hardware acceleration on Honeycomb-based devices
- A more immersive reading interface, customized for larger screen sizes
- Automatic daily download of user-selected titles
- High-performance navigation using thumbnails or tables of contents
- Intuitive reading experience: flip, pan, rotate and zoom articles and photos
- Support for full-graphic page views or easy-to-read text views of articles
- On-demand narration of news stories
- Sharing of articles by email or by posting on social network sites
Pricing and Availability
PressReader for Android is available as a free download from the Android Market. New customers receive seven trial issues for free. Most newspapers and magazines can be purchased for $0.99 per issue through PressDisplay.com or downloaded in conjunction with a paid PressDisplay.com subscription.