PressReader Brings Nearly 2,000 Periodicals to the BB Playbook

PressDisplay has just announced that you can download a new PressReader app from BlackBerry App World.

The PressReader app brings all the best features of a great newspaper app to It’s a subscription based and it allows for access to over 1900+ magazines, newspapers, and quarterlies from 95 countries on 6 continents.

“The robust and growing catalogue of local, national and international newspapers and magazines available through PressReader allows BlackBerry PlayBook users to have instant, portable access to the world’s press every day,” said Tyler Lessard, VP Global Alliances & Developer Relations, Research in Motion.

It’s been some time since the Playbook had a major content announcement, and it was beginning to be a concern. One of the key ingredients in a platform’s success is content you can get on it, and the PB is in a distant third place behind the iPad and Android. Today’s announcement means that the Playbook is less behind than it before.