NewsStand have announced a partnership with Adobe to allow it to build its own PDF engine into its NewsStand Reader product. It will also uses Adobe libraries to enhance its content production technologies. Meanwhile, its has advised subscribers that its new reader, 2.0, already has many new features: “(1) one click zoom-in and zoom-out for smooth, fast reading; (2) intuitive scrolling with “hand” functionality to see what you want to see; (3) pen enabled for annotating important items and working crossword puzzles; (4) no need to install Internet Explorer or Acrobat; (5) true-to-life page turning – just like the real thing! (6) many other surprises to make reading easier.” Their original reader was so lame that I cancelled my subscription to the New York Times.
(From Digital Deliverance)