NEW YORK, Nov. 23, 2009 – The New York Times announced today the release of the NYTimes application for BlackBerry smartphones [http://www.nytimes.com/bbapp] , which allows readers to enjoy current news and information from The Times on the latest generation of BlackBerry smartphones. Available for free ... , the NYTimes application formats content for optimal navigation and display on BlackBerry smartphones, offers automatic synching and allows users to store articles directly to their devices for offline reading.
For the launch, the NYTimes BlackBerry application is available for the latest BlackBerry smartphone models: the BlackBerry® Tour™, the BlackBerry Storm™, the Blackberry® Bold™ and the 8900-Curve 2™. For readers with other BlackBerry smartphone models, The Times has shortcuts to its mobile site available [http://www.mobile.nytimes.com]
Features of The NYTimes application for BlackBerry smartphones include:
- Offline reading – access stored and saved content while airplane mode is activated and in areas without cellular network coverage.
- Simple navigation – view articles and pictures quickly.
- Customization options – specify favorite sections, set synching frequency and adjust font size to customize the experience.
- Save and Share – save articles on the smartphone or share articles via e-mail and SMS text\[snip]
The application was developed and designed by The New York Times.
NYTimes BlackBerry application FAQ. Screenshots of the application are available for download
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