ComiXology has long been considered king of digital comics, having created the technology that powers Marvel and DC's own apps. But with Amazon now in charge, the service appears to be changing for the worse.
Sooo, just the biggest internet security problem in EVER this week, but no biggie. Lucky for Apple users, many of their services were safe, though it's not like you can't have been affected. Plus, iWatch rumors heating up this week, so we're moving into higher gear on the rumor front. And if you love LEGO, we've got a treat for you.
When it comes to digital comic books for smartphones and tablets, ComiXology is the undisputed champ, whose service even powers Marvel and DC's mobile apps — which is no doubt why Amazon has decided to scoop them up.
If you're a fan of digital comic books or even a casual reader, chances are you woke up this morning to an email from ComiXology detailing a mandatory password reset after discovering a database security breach.
The death of former South African President Nelson Mandela reverberated around the globe over the weekend and right onto the front page of Apple's website. That tribute to the man's legacy -- along with many others across the internet -- is still live at this writing, but the 95-year-old certainly won't be forgotten anytime soon. Here's a look at what else made news over the weekend...
The deed is done: Google Reader is dead and buried, and the company will begin "systematically" deleting subscription data from their servers on July 15. Now might be a good time to give or receive a virtual hug from those affected by the shutdown, and here's hoping you found a new place to hang your RSS feed hat before Google performed the execution overnight.
No, it wasn't just you: Digital comics provider ComiXology has gone public with its epic fail for the Marvel #1 promotion, which left eager fans unable to download content, assuming they could even purchase it to begin with. The company plans to make good on the more than 700 free comics sometime in the near future, so read on to find out how to be notified when that goes down.
It seems as if the new iPad’s potential “TemperatureGate” is flaring up and burning even hotter than this morning (okay, enough with the bad puns), but Apple is all like, “Dude, we don’t know what you’re talking about.” Between you and us, it sounds like another one of these non-issues that will wind up becoming a class action lawsuit. Yawn… new Apple product, new headaches, we guess. Thankfully there’s more going on today than just warmed-up iPads, so here’s the rest of the news for Tuesday, March 20, 2012.
Even if you've never stepped foot in a comic book store in your life, you don't have to sit out on the action. Comic book readers for iOS let anyone indulge in stories of adventure and superheroes. In honor of Comic-Con, we found 10 of the best -- some are free apps that let you buy comics as in-app purchases, and others are paid library apps where you upload digital comics you already own. But at least one should suit every true believer's needs.
Late Thursday, New York-based developer comiXology released its free PullList app for iOS. The app allows comic fans to create virtual pull lists, or pre-order comics for pick up from comiXology-connected local stores.
"The PullList App was created as a great discovery tool for new comics because it provides complete transparency into what’s being pulled on a weekly basis exposing comic fans to new titles that may be of interest to them," said David Steinberger, CEO of comiXology.