Travel+Escape has launched a digital editon available for the iPad and iPhone. The digital edition will feature 360-degree images and interactivity that encourages readers to engage the content in creative ways. The magazine is only available for Apple devices, however an Android model is expected roll out in the future.
Yahoo! has introduced a new iOS app that is fully customizable by the user. The...more
Magzter, one of a burgeoning sector of digital magazine newsstands, has been courting the North American market, recently signing Maxim and Newsweek. The company just landed another big fish in Hearst, which has put all of its U.S. titles, and some of its international ones, onto the platform. The two-year-old Magzter has offices in India, London, Singapore and New York and has been making its way across...more
FlipboardÂ has officially made the leap from consumer to creator with the launch of its 2.0 version, but has taken steps to solidify its bottom line at the same time.
Most notably, the platform now resembles a social network. It's moved beyond its origins as purely a consumption tool and, with its focus on curation, has drawn comparisons to Pinterest.
"Starting now, it's also...more
New Yorkâ€”MPA held its Swipe 2.0 conference here today, offering a variety of peeks into new tablet content models, showing how far some publishers have come from the early days of digital replicas. Whether waiting for the platform to mature before jumping in, or having been there since the beginning, publishers are progressing their tablet editions from digital facsimiles to formats that explore ways to tie multiple platforms together...more
CondĂ© Nast has launched a new digital video network with a series inspired by Glamour and GQ content. The series are the first of an upcoming sequence of branded video programs. The content will be distributed across multiple platforms and easily accessible on mobile and tablet devices. Esquire has released an app for the iPhone and iPad that allows readers...more
Publishers can rest easy knowing that their content online will be protectedâ€”for now. The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York has ruled in favor of the Associated Press in its copyright infringement suit against San Francisco-based Meltwater News, a self-described commercial media-monitoring service.
At the heart of the case was the assertion by Meltwater News that content published and freely available on the...more
Founded in 1845, Scientific American is one of the oldest continuously published magazines in the United States and the brand has been working to extend its authority online through a variety of digital channels.
In January 2013 the magazine set a new personal record for monthly unique visitors, reaching an average of 5.4 million last month. According to the title, changes in...more
Corporate customers overwhelmingly prefer Apple devices to any other mobile or tablet technology, new data from enterprise mobility management firm Good Technology shows.
When analyzing the mobile devices activated by corporate customers in the final quarter of 2012, the results showed Apple as the â€śclear winner among enterprise users, claiming the top five spots for device activations, and more than 90 percent of all tablet activations.â€ť
According to the...more
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LagardĂ¨re Active, the owner of the Elle brand, has created a new digital platform to promote the Elle International Network, including a website, mobile site, Facebook page and Twitter account. These combined digital tools connect with the websites, mobile sites, applications, pages and accounts of the 43...more
Not every publisher has the resources to cover all the bases and provide tablet editions for all the digital newsstands out there. Plus, Next Issue Media, for now, still remains relatively exclusive in the brands it selects for its platform. Here, we present a handy table that compares feature, service and reporting sets for the top newsstands: Apple, Barnes & Noble, Amazon, Next Issue, Zinio and Google.
For example, much hay...more
Rolling Stone's Jann Wenner may have famously downplayed the potential of tablet editions, but the brand has just launched a fully featured iPad app that also incorporates song samples and purchasing opportunities through iTunes. The wait, it seems, has given the title valuable insight into tablet design and functionality as other Wenner Media brands, and other publishers, took the plunge first. more
Lebhar-Friedman, a b-to-b media company targeting the retail, residential and healthcare markets, has expanded its residential products group to includeÂ a new digital-only brand called Residential Building Products & Technology. Built exclusively for the tablet and desktop, the brand will leverage an affiliate marketing model to launch with an initial circ of 75,000.The magazine's audience will largely be builders, remodelers and subcontractors,...more
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