Subscribe to Times Reader 2.0 For One Year and Receive $100 Off a
Samsung Go™ Netbook
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 24, 2009--
The New York Times announced today a special offer for new subscribers
Reader 2.0: order a one-year subscription to Times
Reader 2.0 and receive a $100 discount toward the purchase of a
Samsung Go™ netbook.
“Times Reader is an exceptional way for a growing segment of our
audience to read The New York Times,” said Yasmin Namini, senior vice
president, marketing and circulation, The New York Times. “Offering
Times Reader with the Samsung Go makes it possible to enjoy our next
generation news reader application on a sleek, premium netbook. This is
a great value for consumers, especially with the holiday season
This Samsung Go Special Edition will be pre-installed with Times Reader
2.0 and this promotional offer is available exclusively through J&R
Music and Computer World. To purchase a one-year subscription to Times
Reader 2.0 for $179.40 and redeem the $100 off Samsung Go netbook, visit www.NYTimes.com/TRNB.
This offer is available through March 2010 and is only available to new
subscribers to Times Reader.
Reader 2.0, powered by Adobe Air, is the digital news reader
application from The New York Times that blends the best of the print
and Web and has online and offline reading capabilities.
Key features of Times
Parallels printed news with columns of high-quality text, combined
with the dynamic flexibility of the Web, including search, links and
up-to-the minute headlines.
Downloads the Latest News section every five minutes from NYTimes.com.
Users can customize how often the Latest News is updated.
Online/offline reading capabilities, allowing readers to sync content
via internet connection and then read 7 days worth of content offline.
Integrates interactive version of The New York Times premium crossword
The Samsung Go, weighing just 2.8 lbs., is a portable powerhouse that
can easily be stored in a briefcase or travel bag. The Go’s Jet
Black color and slim, soft texture design with rounded edges makes a
statement and stands out from the crowd, designed by acclaimed designer
Naoto Fukasawa. The pebble-style keyboard makes typing comfortable with
larger than average spacing. The brilliant LED-backlit, borderless glass
display is scratch resistant and provides users with photo-like image
quality, greater viewing angles and better text legibility, reducing eye
strain and boosting productivity.
Equipped with a standard 4-cell battery, users can stay connected for up
to 4 hours on a single battery charge and the built-in Intel Atom
processor delivers the power and performance needed for full Internet
capabilities anytime, anywhere.
Download an image of the Times Reader on the Samsung Go Special Edition: http://www.nytco.com/press/TR_Samsung.html.
About The New York Times Company
The New York Times Company, a leading media company with 2008 revenues
of $2.9 billion, includes The New York Times, the International Herald
Tribune, The Boston Globe, 15 other daily newspapers and more than 50
Web sites, including NYTimes.com, Boston.com and About.com. The
Company's core purpose is to enhance society by creating, collecting and
distributing high-quality news, information and entertainment.
About Samsung Electronics America
Information Technology Division
Samsung’s Information Technology Division (ITD) is one of the fastest
growing IT companies in the U.S., and is committed to serving the IT
needs of consumers ranging from the home user to the Fortune 500 elite,
and supports the valued channel partners who serve our
customers. Offering innovative solutions and award-winning designs,
Samsung ITD presents a complete line of award-winning color and black
and white laser printing solutions, desktop monitors, notebook
computers, digital signage solutions and projectors. Based in Ridgefield
Park, N.J., ITD is a division of Samsung Electronics America (SEA), a
U.S. subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Company, Ltd. (SEC). For more
information, please visit www.samsung.com
or call 1-800-SAMSUNG.
About Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in semiconductor,
telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies
with 2008 consolidated sales of $96 billion. Employing approximately
164,600 people in 179 offices across 61 countries, the company consists
of two business units: Digital Media & Communications and Device
Solutions. Recognized as one of the fastest growing global brands,
Samsung Electronics is a leading producer of digital TVs, memory chips,
mobile phones, TFT-LCDs and printers. For more information, please visit www.samsung.com.
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