The New York Times on Adobe Air

Via Mashable

Newspapers might have fallen on hard times, but they’re not going down without a fight. The Wall Street Journal is trying micropayments, while The New York Times isn’t only getting innovative with ads, but also debuting an impressive application: Times Reader 2.0, an Adobe AIR application that comes as close to the newspaper reading experience as you’re going to find on the desktop.

Once you’ve downloaded the upgraded Times Reader, the application automatically updates with the latest NYT content every 5 minutes, meaning you can take it offline (Times Reader 2.0 has Google Gears-like offline support) with up-to-date news. More impressive than that, however, is the interface, which has the look and feel of the print edition of The New York Times, but with the convenience and usability of a desktop app.

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