Toronto – Add eBook Reader to the long list of features for the highly-anticipated Palm® Pre™ phone. Shortcovers by Indigo Books & Music, Inc. today announced the service will available on the newest phone from Palm, the Palm Pre. Shortcovers is an integrated online and mobile service that provides access to eBooks from any mobile device. Shortcovers’ catalogue of popular books includes titles from major publishers including Random House, Harper Collins, Hachette, Simon & Schuster, Penguin and Harlequin.
“We’re excited to make Shortcovers available on Palm Pre. Pre’s high resolution screen and innovative design make it a great eReading choice for consumers,” said Michael Serbinis, President of Shortcovers. “We are committed to providing eBooks to consumers on the mobile device they already own.”
Shortcovers is available for free on Pre as part of the on-device beta App Catalog. Running on the new Palm webOS™ mobile platform, the new Palm Pre brings together your important information from where it resides – on your phone, at your work or on the web – into one logical view.(1)
“We developed Pre for people who want an intuitive phone that helps them stay connected to their entire life – not just work or play,” said Pam Deziel, vice president, Developer Marketing, Palm, Inc. “eReaders are incredibly popular right now, and with Shortcovers, Pre provides a great reading experience for our customers.”
(1) Use of this device requires providing a valid e-mail address, mobile phone number, and related information for account setup and activation. Unlimited usage data plan strongly recommended; additional data charges may apply. Within wireless coverage area only. Number of applications and actual performance will vary depending on applications used and actions performed.