VIEW Magazine now created and published using App Studio.
The iOS app VIEW Magazine is now created and published using the new cloud-based App Studio, which uses HTML5 to transform print content into apps for iOS, Kindle Fire and Android devices. App Studio was created by the design studio and digital publishing consultancy FusionLab, and supports content created with both QuarkXPress and InDesign. VIEW magazine is an iPad and iPhone app focused solely on art photography.
Flipboard launches web version.
Originally created only as a mobile app, the popular magazine app Flipboard is now accessible on desktop browsers. The magazine-formatted app is heavily integrated with social media. Often users would share links to Flipboard from Facebook or Twitter, which was incompatible for viewing when read on a desktop. The company recently added 25 million registered users since creating its do-it-yourself mobile magazine creation tool, allowing anyone to create and share content through the app.
MLSsoccer.com and Howler magazine release second digital edition of Overlap.
MLSsoccer.com and Howler magazine have released a second edition of Overlap, a digital magazine available for iPad and Android tablets, and soon on the iPhone. The app tells stories about MLS and more to reveal today’s soccer culture.
Sidel’s Inline digital edition available from the App Store.
The fifth installment of Inline is now available as a digital edition from the App Store for reading on the iPad. The app is fully interactive, allowing access to video content and downloadable material. Older copies of Sidel Inline are available on the app in six languages, with this issue additionally offered in Russian for the first time.
Native American magazine ceases print publication, going online-only.
This Week From Indian Country Today, a New York City-based publication owned by the Oneida Nation since 1981, will become an online newsletter starting with its July 17 issue. The magazine provides a mixture of straight news stories and commentary by tribal members, and is often a way for politicians to get their messages out to Native American communities. However, many Native Americans on isolated reservations don’t have guaranteed broadband Internet connection, and heavily rely on print media.