Our pals at MacTech Magazine have just taken the wraps off their 2012 event schedule, and it’s big! How big? Let’s just say there are more events than there are months on the calendar… that kind of big! But don’t worry, the fun doesn’t kick off until the middle of February so there’s plenty of time to schedule an event near you.
Apple is quickly moving toward the release of iOS 5 this fall, and one of the major new features revealed at WWDC back in June was Newsstand, the company’s solution for organizing subscription content on your device -- and now, digital publishers can prepare for the feature with support from Adobe Digital Publishing Suite.
Newspapers and magazines aren’t dying. They’re just changing venues. It’s the paper versions that are losing blood, but as news shifts online and goes mobile, we still love those gorgeous magazine spreads. Cue several mobile app developers who give us exactly what we want, but who does it best?
If you’re a fan of Flipboard or Zite, you’ll immediately understand the concept of Editions by AOL, a new iPad-only daily “magazine” personalized to your interests and presented in a decidedly sexy new way. But will that be enough for AOL’s new effort to stand out in this increasingly crowded market?
While the big publications have been hogging the iPad limelight with their heavyweight titles and in-app subscriptions, a small German publisher has quietly slipped into the App Store with the kind of rich, interactive experience that most of their bigger rivals could only dream of.
Say what you want about Apple, but more often than not the company realizes its mistakes and tries to make things right again. That also now appears to be the case with some of its draconian in-app subscription rules which have threatened to kill off many publishers’ business models.
We know, you’ll only read it for the articles, right? After months of teasing by publisher Hugh Hefner, Playboy magazine has finally launched its iPad-optimized, uncensored archive -- but needless to say, you won’t find it in the App Store.
Flush from their apparent success with The New Yorker, publisher Conde Nast followed up as promised on Monday with four new magazine titles for the iPad, all of which use Apple’s new in-app subscription billing.
If you like to read magazines on your iPad, you’ll have plenty of reasons to rejoice in the coming months as more and more publishers get on board Apple’s subscription bandwagon. The latest is Conde Nast with The New Yorker, which is now available.
The publishers are slowly, but surely, starting to trickle in. Today, Apple added another into the fold with Hearst. They have agreed to Apple's terms and will start to implement iTunes subscriptions into three of their iPad apps starting with July issues.