becomes the first premium audiobook service to offer full Apple Watch and Android Wear smartwatch compatibility

TORONTO, Feb. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — is pleased to announce their full compatibility with both Apple and Android wearable technologies, making them the only premium audiobook service to provide that option to their customers.

“We recognize how important innovation and convenience are to our customers, so offering them the option to listen with Apple and Android watches was important to us,” says Ian Small, CEO.

This expansion into wearable technology is in addition to’s availability on tvOS, Sonos, CarPlay, Android Auto, and select infotainment systems in GM, Land Rover and Jaguar vehicles.

“Connective technology – in homes, in cars, and now in style – is the way of the future, and is committed to being on the leading edge of that movement.”

Apple Watch and Android Wear smartwatch users can now:

  • Launch the app from their smartwatch
  • Browse and listen to any audiobook in their My Books library
  • Access controls for play, pause, forward, rewind and volume

This announcement follows the recent Wear 2.0 version update for Android, with which is fully compatible when coupled with the mobile app.

Founded in 2011, is an app-based streaming and download service for audiobooks, delivering fast and easy access to over 100,000 titles to booklovers around the world. Subscribers can listen to their audiobook of choice on any Internet-enabled device via the free app. The company’s proprietary technology synchronizes users’ last listened-to position across all devices, creating a seamless user experience. Find out more at


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