New Yorker Magazine Finally Figures Out Text, Maybe iOS Magazines Won’t Suck So Much Now

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The iPad was meant to be this amazing second coming for the world of magazines — a perfectly sized device with a beautiful screen, screaming for quality content. Unfortunately, magazine publishers dropped the ball, releasing apps where issues were hundreds of megs in size, and pages just enormous images of text. It looks like an update to the New Yorker app may finally show that some of the major publishers have figured out how to do things right. … [Read more...]

Next Issue Heads To iPad, Brings Unlimited Magazines From $10/Month

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We discussed Next Issue a few months ago when it debuted on Android a few months ago as an interesting take on the digital magazine model. Rather than pay for every issue, Next Issue adopts the Netflix model of a monthly subscription for unlimited content. $9.99 gets you the monthly magazines, $14.99 gets the weeklies, too. Well, the app has just been released on the iPad, so you can get your reading on. … [Read more...]