The New York Times Launches News App for Amazon Kindle Fire
Users Will Receive Free Access to The Times for the Month of July
NEW YORK -- July 10, 2013
The New York Times (NYTimes.com) today launched a news app for Kindle Fire,
which delivers the latest news and award-winning journalism of The New York
Times, designed and formatted for optimal reading on Amazon’s Kindle Fire.
To mark the launch, The Times will offer free access to all 25+ sections of
New York Times news, information and opinion, including videos, slide shows,
interactive graphics and blogs through July 31.
Beginning in August, non-subscribers will be able to access up to three
articles each day on The New York Times Kindle Fire app. Non-subscribers may
also subscribe to The Times using their Amazon.com account. New York Times
subscribers with Web + Tablet and All Digital Access digital subscriptions
will have unlimited access to The Times on Kindle Fire as well as unlimited
access to The New York Times Kindle Edition, which provides a representation
of the daily newspaper.
Features include offline reading, cross-platform save, share options across
social media and e-mail, as well as text-to-speech functionality, which can
read articles and blogs aloud. Users can also dictate comments using Android’s
native speech-to-text functionality.
The Times app for Kindle Fire is available in the Amazon Appstore. To access
all sections of the app after July 31, a NYTimes.com + Tablet Apps or All
Digital Access digital subscription will be required. Details and pricing for
these plans are available at www.NYTimes.com/Access.
About The New York Times Company
The New York Times Company (NYSE:NYT), a leading global, multimedia news and
information company with 2012 revenues of $2.0 billion, includes The New York
Times, the International Herald Tribune, The Boston Globe, NYTimes.com,
BostonGlobe.com, Boston.com and related properties. The Company’s core purpose
is to enhance society by creating, collecting and distributing high-quality
news and information.
The New York Times Company
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