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Digital newspapers in the original form from all over the world

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Consume, consume, consume ... without leaving any traces behind!

  • Apr 16, 2011
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While e-books have been around for quite some time, e-papers (aka digital newspapers) have not has as much following as e-books. Right or wrong? You see, until I got my Samsung Galaxy Tab (from hereon referred to as the Tab), I’ve not even heard about e-papers let alone the idea of having newspapers downloaded to read on my Tab (the paper version of the newspapers, not the website/online version) as soon as they are off the press.  Yes, now, I can read them on the Tab (or the iPad if you prefer) wherever I’m and papers from more than 50 countries in the world! Life is awesome, isn’t it?
How do we do it? Well, this is not about those apps that we download like the Zinio or Kobo apps on the magazines and books. Instead, if you’re lucky like I’m, you will be able to just do it through the PC or on your tablets. The website? PressDisplay.com.

I got it totally free, all the papers listed in PressDisplay.com. How? Because my public library membership allows me to do so. I can log on using my library ID and there I’ve all of them literally with a click! This may varies depending on your library. Try looking for it under eResources. Otherwise, you can try the service on PressDisplay.com which entails reading 2 articles for free in every issue in any single day. For my Tab, I was given some 8 newspapers download for free. Thereafter, I’d have to pay using the Press Display apps. So far, I haven’t found it necessary to pay since I can read my papers via my library account.
I must admit I love reading my papers digitally. That’s one way of going green and another advantage is I won’t stain my fingertips with black inks from the papers! Press Display also allows members to download and read offline. For those interested in subscribing to the plans, click here. There are Pay As You Go (US$0.99), Personal, Corporate and Professional plans (US$199.50). Prices range from $0.99 to less than US$200.

Papers from these countries are available:
  1. Albania
  2. Angola
  3. Argentina
  4. Armenia
  5. Australia
  6. Azerbaijan
  7. Bahrain
  8. Barbados
  9. Belgium
  10. Brazil
  11. Bulgaria
  12. Cambodia
  13. Canada
  14. Chile
  15. China
  16. Colombia
  17. Croatia
  18. Cyprus
  19. Czech Republic
  20. Denmark
  21. Ecuador
  22. Egypt
  23. El Salvador
  24. Estonia
  25. Finland
  26. France
  27. Germany
  28. Greece
  29. Guatemala
  30. Guyana
  31. Haiti
  32. Hong Kong
  33. Hungary
  34. Iceland
  35. Indonesia
  36. Ireland
  37. Israel
  38. Italy
  39. Japan
  40. Jordan
  41. Kazakhstan
  42. Kenya
  43. Korea (South)
  44. Kuwait
  45. Lebanon
  46. Liechtenstein
  47. Lithuania
  48. Luxembourg
  49. Macedonia
  50. Malaysia
  51. Malta
  52. Mauritius
  53. Mexico
  54. Montenegro
  55. Namibia
  56. Nepal
  57. Netherlands
  58. New Zealand
  59. Nigeria
  60. Northern Cyprus
  61. Norway
  62. Oman
  63. Pakistan
  64. Panama
  65. Paraguay
  66. Philippines
  67. Poland
  68. Portugal
  69. Qatar
  70. Romania
  71. Russia
  72. Saudi Arabia
  73. Senegal
  74. Serbia
  75. Singapore
  76. Slovakia
  77. Slovenia
  78. South Africa
  79. Spain
  80. Sudan
  81. Suriname
  82. Sweden
  83. Switzerland
  84. Taiwan
  85. Thailand
  86. Turkey
  87. UAE
  88. UK
  89. Ukraine
  90. USA
You see, now we have so much info at our fingertips that if we are not careful we run out of the time to sleep! For those in international trade and MNC, life has never been so good and so easy. The beauty of these newspapers is that it allows you to research for best prices globally and even what’s on sale in each city! That’s just simply unthinkable a decade ago!  

What I love about Press Display is that now I can read The Wall Street Journal, International Herald Tribune and all the newspapers I care to read for free! I know, I have to thank my library for that. However, if you don’t have that access, you still can get them for a mere $1 each! That’s not a bad deal, is it?!
As with the e-books and e-magazines, you can download the e-papers and read them on the go. Life can’t be better, can it? 
Consume, consume, consume ... without leaving any traces behind! Consume, consume, consume ... without leaving any traces behind! Consume, consume, consume ... without leaving any traces behind!

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June 28, 2011
What a great idea! But there just isn't enough time in a day.... Talk about information overload. Still I'd like to check this out. Fun review.
April 16, 2011
the digital age seems unstoppable....but what would happen when it collides with an immovable object? nice one, Sharrie!
April 18, 2011
What do u mean?
April 19, 2011
I mean to say, do you think that there will come a point when the digital age would hit a dead end and all they could do would be to invent another technology? It probably won't be for another 10-15 years but I think it is due to happen.
April 19, 2011
I doubt it! It hasn't even get to where I want it to be! The technology I'm looking for would be a flying machine that can transport me to anywhere I wish at the push of a button (and I don't need a pilot to do that or to go to the airport for that!).
April 19, 2011
well, the digital age will have a limit for sure. The immovable object I was referring to was the limits that any technology would have...namely the limits of our intelligence.
April 19, 2011
I don't believe there's a limit on intelligence. We haven't even fully understand how we access or tap into that intelligence as yet!
April 19, 2011
there is always a limit to everything. :)
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I'm a traveler at heart & have been nicknamed Travel Queen by friends & colleagues alike. Traveling has been my life passion for the last decade or so. As we enter a new decade, I'm excited … more
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