Free PressReader App for the PlayBook Brings 1,900+ Newspapers and Magazines

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PressReader gives you a fast and easy way to browse over 1,900 newspapers and magazines, in the way they were intended to be viewed, from your PlayBook. PressReader brings 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 features 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


From a publisher perspective, PressREader gives content owners an easy way to broaden their readership and distribution. Also, any sales of a content owner’s material sold on PressReader counts towards audited circulation.

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 the subscription page.

You can also pick up PressReader for your smartphone at this link.