NewspaperDirect brings to Google Android mobile OS smartphones!

What a way to kick off 2010!  Having announced support for both the Sony Reader and Amazon Kindle earlier in the week, NewspaperDirect yesterday announced that is up and running on Google Android mobile OS devices!

So what does this mean for all the smartphone and press aficionados out there?  You got it!  You can now use your PressDisplay subscription on Google’s Nexus One and other Google Android mobile OS smartphones to bring NewspaperDirect’s diverse selection of 1,400+ newspapers and magazines to the palm of your hands.

All you have to do is open up your browser and point to and voila!  What you get is what you want – world press optimized and displayed on your smartphone in a really simple and easy-to-use format bringing you:

  • Complete and full-content including images, cartoons, puzzles and advertisements.
  • Great navigational controls, table of contents, zoom and pan capabilities and page scrolling.
  • Full graphics and text only views and auto-jumps that link articles spanning several pages.
  • Cross-title searches, article sharing, commenting, text-to-speech and access to back issues.

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NewspaperDirect’s objective is a straightforward one…

“We believe in giving readers what they want: their favorite publications, in their entirety, presented in a familiar, intuitive format, wherever readers are, and on whichever device they prefer,” said Alex Kroogman, CEO of NewspaperDirect. “And, in addition to providing the broadest range of distribution choices for our customers, we offer a proven paid content business model to our publishers — at no operational cost to them.”

Well, that’s week 1 of 52 down for 2010.  Make sure to stay closely tuned though, it’s going to be a great year ;).