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Safari Books Online Announces New Mobile Website Designed for Touch Screen Mobile Devices
New Safari Books Online Website Allows Optimization by Device Type and Gives Users Simple, Fast and Efficient Mobile Experience on Any Device
SEBASTOPOL, California - August 29, 2011
Safari® Books Online (www.safaribooksonline.com), the leading on-demand digital library for technology, digital media and business professionals, today announced a new mobile website to enhance users’ experiences on their Safari Books Online accounts while using any high-resolution, touch-screen mobile device.
Safari Books Online’s goal with the new mobile site (m.safaribooksonline.com) is to provide the ability to search and find critical information – and to then view that information quickly and easily on a smartphone or tablet device. In addition, users will be able to use many popular features found on the Safari Books Online site, including folders. Additionally, the powerful, user-friendly mobile site automatically recognizes device type and display size to deliver exceptional performance every time.
With m.safaribooksonline.com mobile device users can:
- Read full text of mobile-optimized books
- Watch videos
- Refine a search for more specific results
- Access Favorites Folders
- View Shared Folders
- View and create ratings
- Subscribe or start a trial
"More and more of our customers now use Safari Books Online from a smartphone or tablet, so it's important to us to work at giving them the best reading experience we can, regardless of device," said Andrew Savikas, CEO, Safari Books Online. "From a PC at work, a smartphone on the commute, or a tablet at home, customers can pick up where they left off and have full access to thousands of books and videos."
Safari Books Online's mobile website supports the following devices:
- All iOS 3+ devices
- All Android 1.5+ devices
- Blackberry 6, PlayBook (Blackberry Tablet)
About Safari Books Online
Safari Books Online (www.safaribooksonline.com) is an on-demand digital library that delivers expert content in both book and video form from the world’s leading authors in technology and business. Technology professionals, software developers, web designers, and business and creative professionals use Safari Books Online as their primary resource for research, problem solving, learning and certification training.
Safari Books Online offers a range of product mixes and pricing programs for organizations, government agencies and individuals. Subscribers have access to thousands of books, training videos and prepublication manuscripts in one fully searchable database from publishers like Cisco Press, Prentice Hall Professional, O'Reilly Media, Addison-Wesley Professional, Microsoft Press, Sams, Que, Peachpit Press, John Wiley & Sons, Elsevier, IBM Press, Adobe Press, FT Press, Apress, Manning, New Riders, Apple Certified, Course Technology, Splash Media and dozens more. For more information about Safari Books Online, please visit us online.