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Topic: Newsstand

New $8-per-month 'NYT Now' subscription will debut first on Apple's iPhone

03/26/2014, 10:03 am

The New York Times announced on Wednesday that it will expand its digital subscription offerings in the coming months, starting with a "core" package dubbed "NYT Now" targeted at light readers, and it will debut exclusively on Apple's iPhone on April 2.

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Startup pushes Newsstand publication samples to iOS devices through Apple's iBeacons

12/04/2013, 08:12 am

Publishers can now promote their magazine apps for iOS by making them available to view for free at specific locations, thanks to a new use for Apple's wireless iBeacon technology created by a digital publishing startup company.

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Google Play Newsstand launches on Android, coming to Apple's iOS in 2014

11/20/2013, 03:11 pm

Android on Wednesday received its counterpart to Apple's own iOS Newsstand in the form of Google Play Newsstand, a news and magazine subscription hub that will also arrive on iPhone and iPad in 2014.

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Glide dynamically revamps "The Loop Magazine" for iOS 7's Newsstand

10/24/2013, 03:10 pm

Using a new interactive publishing tool for Newsstand apps from Glide Creations, veteran Mac journalist Jim Dalrymple has retooled The Loop Magazine to reflect the dynamic look and feel of iOS 7, joining a growing number of publishers moving iPad digital distribution.

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New iPad publishing system Prss sets out 'to make print feel stupid'

10/20/2013, 02:10 pm

As Apple's iPad takes printed publications to the woodshed, startup publishing platform Prss wants to enable a new generation of digital publications that "enrich content and inspire other people's lives, just by doing that."

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Time Inc. brings free article previews to iPad magazines in bid for new subscribers

07/12/2013, 02:07 pm

Time Inc. continues to take small steps toward further boosting readership of its magazines on the iPad, with the publishing giant announcing on Thursday that it would begin allowing users to browse digital editions before buying them.

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The Atlantic magazine debuts first weekly publication as iOS-only app

06/14/2013, 06:06 pm

The Atlantic on Friday debuted its first weekly edition in the magazine's 156-year history, bringing choice content to owners of Apple's iPad and iPhone in what is, for now, an Apple iOS exclusive.

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Hearst reaches a million digital subscribers on Apple's iPad, other platforms

05/03/2013, 11:05 am

Hearst Magazines has hit its goal of one million digital subscribers on devices like Apple's iPad, as well as competing tablets such as the Amazon Kindle Fire.

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After powering 100 issues of 'Trvl' for iPad, Prss is pitched as 'the software Apple forgot to make'

04/14/2013, 05:04 am

Popular iPad-only magazine Trvl reached 100 issues and a million app installs last week. Now, the company behind the publication has set its sights on its next major milestone: this summer's public launch of its proprietary publishing tool, Prss.

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Apple point-of-sale subscription filing likely stems from 'patent troll' settlement

01/24/2013, 11:01 am

An Apple patent filing was released Thursday showing a system allowing retail outlets to sell periodicals to customers as part of an ongoing subscription, simultaneously saving money for customers and making money for retailers.

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Boston Globe school program switches from paper to Apple's iPad

01/23/2013, 10:01 am

The Boston Globe announced this week that its Newspaper In Education program will provide Apple iPads with digital subscriptions to the publication in Massachusetts public schools.

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Apple's Newsstand to get exclusive early access to Hearst publications

01/17/2013, 05:01 pm

In a new deal with Hearst that went active on Thursday, Apple is offering iPad versions of the publisher's catalog days before they release on other platforms, including print editions.

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Rolling Stone debuts in Apple's iPad Newsstand

01/17/2013, 12:01 pm

Just under two years after the magazine's co-founder decried other publishers' rush to embrace Apple's in-app subscription plans for the iPad, Rolling Stone's first iPad edition hit Apple's Newsstand app Thursday.

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Newsweek to cease print edition, go digital-only with iPad & other platforms

10/18/2012, 09:10 am

The rising cost of print has forced Newsweek to go digital-only starting in 2013, leaving its iPad app as one of the few ways to read the nearly 80-year-old publication.

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