The new Oxford Mail+ app: Your paper now available on your phone and tablet with video and audio extras

Oxford Mail: The Oxford Mail+ app is available on iPad, iPhone, Android phones and tablets and the Kindle Fire The Oxford Mail+ app is available on iPad, iPhone, Android phones and tablets and the Kindle Fire

2014 sees a new chapter in the Oxford Mail's history: the Oxford Mail+ app.

Launched on January 1, you can now read your favourite newspaper on any iPad, iPhone, Android smartphone or tablet, and the Kindle Fire.

  • Watch our iPad and iPhone video

But this isn't just a rendition of the Oxford Mail because the clue is in the name.

Oxford Mail+ is a responsive and interactive app that has extra video and audio content embedded within it, plus access to picture galleries and documents when your device is connected to wifi or a mobile phone network.

+ It also has live links to the latest breaking news, live traffic information and weather forecasts.

+ You can also access our Oxford Mail Twitter and Facebook pages – all within the one app.

Oxford Mail editor Simon O'Neill said: “The entire media landscape has changed significantly over the past decade with digital offering new challenges and opportunities for newspapers and our readers.

  • Android and Kindle Fire video

“Our website oxfordmail.co.uk continues to draw in thousands of new readers but conventional websites don't replicate the experience of reading the paper.

“The new Oxford Mail+ app combines the best of print and online. It has immediacy and extra content that digital offers but is also a reproduction of the newspaper, so you can read it at your leisure and enjoy the lay-out of our news pages.

“We have really looked to bring together all that is best about our newspaper and our website.”

Oxford Mail+ will be available to download when you wake up every morning, with the interactive elements in place to enjoy over breakfast.

​You can download your Oxford Mail+ app via

Oxford Mail: App Store Logo  Oxford Mail: Google Play Logo  Oxford Mail: Kindle Fire

It requires a subscription, at £3.99 a week, £5.99 a month, £12.99 for three months, £19.99 for six months and £39.99 a year. Under Google Play store rules Android users have the monthly and annual subscription option.

Oxford Mail+ will also be available free to subscribers who get their Oxford Mail paper delivered. Contact our newspaper sales team on 01865 425262 or email them.

Mr O'Neill added: “The huge growth of smartphones and tablets has really opened up a whole new product to give to our readers.

“We've never had so many people reading our stories and the app fits perfectly with offering our readers a new choice.”

“Where Oxford Mail+ works so well is that it allows people to relax and read as a leisure activity. They can relax at home with it or take it on the go with them.

“And we've designed it so that it works across the different size screens from the full size 10in tablets, the smaller 7in versions, phablets and smartphones.

“Tablets such as the iPad and Tesco's hudl were expected to be big sellers so we think it is the perfect time to put the finishing touches to Oxford Mail+ and turn a new page in our newspaper's history.”

​You can download your Oxford Mail+ app via

Oxford Mail: App Store Logo  Oxford Mail: Google Play Logo  Oxford Mail: Kindle Fire

 

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