PressReader version 1.8 for iPhone/iPad released!

PressReader version 1.8 for the iPhone/iPad is now available for download through the iTunes App Store!

With the latest release, PressReader users will benefit from several exciting feature enhancements in addition to key fixes associated with version 1.7 bugs.

Here’s what you can expect…

  • Compatibility with iOS 4.0
  • Downloads no long interrupting while responding to phone calls (available only for compatible iPhone 3GS and 4G iOS 4 devices with multitasking)
  • Improved iPad multi-column article view allowing horizontal scrolling
  • Automatic My Library cleanup based on configuration option (including removing issues after 3, 7, 14 and 30 days or no automatic cleanup)
  • Preventing device from sleeping to allow uninterrupted download
  • Improved process for purchasing newspapers through iTunes
  • Improved highlighting of external links in page view

All in all, we’re really happy with the result and we can’t wait to hear what you think so please continue emailing us with your concerns and suggestions.