Updated Kindle iOS App Adds a Newsstand and a PDF Reader

Amazon is trying to sell you magazines on the iPad. The latest update to the Kindle app for iPad now has a newsstand for reading Kindle Fire magazines, a built-in PDF reader, and slickly designed text book replicas. » 12/21/11 1:12pm 12/21/11 1:12pm

iPad Logs Four More Digital Mag Subscriptions Including Glamour and …

Conde Nast today continues the rollout of iPad magazine subscriptions that started with the New Yorker, adding Glamour, Vanity Fair, Golf Digest, and Allure to its digital roster. Each iSubscription will cost $20/year, or $2 for a single issue. If you're a current print subscriber, congrats! You get free iPad access… » 5/16/11 1:18pm 5/16/11 1:18pm

The Reason Why Publishers Started Putting Their Magazines on the iPad

When Apple announced their digital subscription rules and locked down the iPad, publishers weren't exactly rushing to bring their subscriptions over. And then all of a sudden Conde Nast, Hearst, and Time Inc brought their magazines to the iPad. What changed? » 5/11/11 7:47pm 5/11/11 7:47pm

Magazine Publishers Can Now Get Around Apple's 30% iOS Cut

According to Reuters, a company called Yudu has launched a service that gives content creators a way around the 30% cut Apple has been demanding for selling subscriptions through iOS. The service lets users download issues to their iPad or iPhone even when the purchase is made direction from the publisher. » 5/05/11 3:46pm 5/05/11 3:46pm

Time Inc. Magazine Subscribers Can Read the iPad Version For Free now

If you're an iPad-owning subscriber to the dead tree versions of Time, Sports Illustrated, or Fortune you've had a pretty frustrating ride lately. Namely: you've had to pay twice for largely the same content. Until today, that is. » 5/02/11 10:26am 5/02/11 10:26am

iPad Magazine Project is Now Free

From $3 to free dollars—Richard Branson's glory-project, err, Project, is now free. For issue four, anyway...though we wouldn't be surprised if every issue from today is free, provided advertisers keep pumping it with money. [iTunes via Project] » 3/18/11 5:00am 3/18/11 5:00am

Download Richard Branson's iPad Magazine Project For $3 Now

Virgin boss Richard Branson's iPad magazine Project has hit the App Store today with an "electrified" Tron cover (promising videos and an audio interview inside), plus heaps more. It's a free download, with issue one costing $3. [iTunes] » 11/30/10 6:20am 11/30/10 6:20am

First iPad Magazine to be Offered Free to Print Subscribers is People

After making headlines for its potentially-industry-changing photo agency wrangling, People magazine's iPad app will go on record as being the first title to be offered free to those who subscribe to the magazine as well. Wired, GQ—wha? » 8/20/10 3:19am 8/20/10 3:19am

iPad Version of People Magazine Held Up Over Paparazzi Photos

Gossip magazines owe much of their content to photo agencies, who offer voyeuristic snapshots of celebrities' lives. People magazine is currently battling the agencies over the release of their iPad app, believing they shouldn't have to pay twice for images. » 8/18/10 5:20pm 8/18/10 5:20pm

I'm Still Waiting for a Great iPad Magazine

With the new Wired app, Conde Nast has built, unequivocally, the best magazine for the iPad. And yet I find myself asking, is this it? And will it cost this much? » 5/26/10 11:00am 5/26/10 11:00am