Apple has scored another high-profile publication for its iPad subscription model, this time Bloomberg Businessweek -- and it’s one of the most affordable, at a mere 75 cents per issue with an introductory subscription.
The ink has barely dried on Apple's new App Store subscription feature, one that will allow for magazines, newspapers and other publishers to off varying length subscriptions to users of iOS devices. However, according to various law professors, the new policy has the potential to catch some antitrust flack.
If you like thought-provoking articles in the same publication as nekkid lady parts, you’re probably a Playboy reader. If you also happen to own an iPad, you may soon be able to get these two great tastes to go great together.
While the iPad may still be selling just as fast as it was when it first hit the scene last spring, the same can't be said for magazines publishing special editions formatted for the device. According to a report from the folks at electronista, the number of people purchasing iPad periodicals has been in steep decline over the past few months.
It’s tough to compete with free content, as Richard Branson’s Virgin Group is apparently starting to realize -- their iPad-exclusive Project magazine is now available free of charge through December 29.
For all of its e-book goodness, the iPad is still lacking in one major area: subscriptions to magazines and newspapers. Amazon’s Kindle has them, and now the company is taking a cue from Apple by giving publishers a better split.
With traditional print publishing suffering the slings and arrows of internet-aided content delivery these past few years, magazine, book and newspaper publishers have been struggling to find an efficient, cost-effective method to transfer their wares into the digital realm. In answer to the publishing industry's frantic calls for help, Adobe has announced their latest offering: The Adobe Digital Publishing Solution.