NEWARK, N.J.--(Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) group of companies, today announced that its popular Audible application for BlackBerry smartphones is now available on BlackBerry App World. To celebrate inclusion on BlackBerry App World, Audible is offering, for a limited time, a free download of David Baldacci’s bestselling thriller Divine Justice.)--A leading provider of premium digital spoken-audio information and entertainment, Audible, Inc., part of the
“We are incredibly excited to be included on BlackBerry App World”
“We are incredibly excited to be included on BlackBerry App World,” said Will Lopes, vice president of Business Development at Audible, Inc. “Now, BlackBerry smartphone users in the U.S. and Canada can shop, download and listen to audio content from Audible, all from the palm of their hands.”
Key features of the Audible application for BlackBerry smartphones include:
Audible for BlackBerry v1.4.2 is available for the BlackBerry® Tour™, BlackBerry® Curve™ series, BlackBerry® Pearl™ series, and BlackBerry® Bold™ series smartphones. Beginning April 21, 2010, you can download it on BlackBerry App World, or from Audible at www.audible.com/wireless.
Audible, Inc. (www.audible.com) is a leading provider of premium digital spoken audio information and entertainment on the internet. Content from Audible is downloaded and played back on personal computers, CDs, or AudibleReady computer-based and wireless mobile devices. Audible has over 75,000 audio programs from more than 1200 content providers that include leading audiobook publishers, broadcasters, entertainers, magazine and newspaper publishers, and business information providers. Audible is the preeminent provider of spoken-word audio products for Apple’s iTunes Store. Audible, Audible.com, AudibleListener, AudibleReady are trademarks of Audible, Inc. or its affiliates. Other product or service names mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.
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