The Economist website looks really sharp in the PlayBook browser but now they have taken things one step further with a PlayBook App. The app is really just a teaser app unless you have an Economist subscription (Digital or Print) though there is some free content available (Editor Highlights). Caching is also nice though I have not had a chance to test it out yet.
- Each week’s issue available from 9pm London time on Thursday
- Download up to four issues to your BlackBerry PlayBook to read without an internet connection (if enabled in Settings)
- Switch easily between reading and streaming The Economist in audio (when connected to the internet)
- Subscribe from within the app and receive full access to The Economist on BlackBerry PlayBook, Android, iPhone and iPad and The Economist online