Apple to Intro a Magazine Template for iPad Developers?

The Daily Intro GraphicThis is interesting news. Rumor has it that Apple is working on a magazine template that will leverage Apple Human Interface Guidelines and its developer toolkit, Xcode. The move is to help push forth a more unified and intuitive magazine app that users will instantly know how to use no matter who publishes it. The [...]

News Corp.’s ‘The Daily’ Is a Good of Example of What a Digital Magazine / Newspaper Should Be

The Daily Intro GraphicBefore I get started, the thought occured to me that the term Digital Newspaper isn't quite apt for an app like The Daily. If anything... The Daily is more of Digital Magazine with daily reportage, editorials, and supplementary photo, video, and audio content. However, the team has saw fit to just call it a "Digital [...]

Digital Magazine Sales via iTunes Take a Nose Dive

Wired iPad EditionWWD.com is reporting that digital magazine sales purchased on iTunes for reading on the iPad have taken a nose dive. According to the Audit Bureau of Circulations, Wired has gone from 100,000 copies sold in June (its debut) to an average of 31,000 copies a month, Vanity Fair went down to 8,700 copies in November from averaging [...]

Top Print Publishers Officially Announce Their Intent to Create a Digital Magazine Storefront

Sports Illustrated Digital Magazine DemoCondé Nast, Hearst, Meredith, News Corporation and Time Inc. today have posted a press release announcing a joint venture between the publishing houses that will create a new digital storefront. Initially, the new offering will provide subscribers digital magazine content compatible for playback on smartphones, web tablets, and personal computers (you can check out concept [...]

Condé Nast Shows Off ‘Digital Magazine’ for Tablets and Other Large Screen Devices

Condé Nast iTablet App DemoWith help from Adobe, Condé Nast is showing off a concept "iTablet" app that may soon power a new generation of multimedia tablets and large touchscreen devices. Attached below is a video taken at the Wired Store in NY showcasing what a digital magazine from the publisher may look like — in this case on [...]