“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 approaching.”
“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 approaching.”
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.
Times 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 Reader 2.0:
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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