Hackers Can Use the Labels On Your Snail Mail to Mess You Up Online

Think hacking starts and ends online? Think again. Forbes took a look at the damage an identity thief can do using just the address label on the magazines you subscribe to, and the answer ain't pretty. » 3/08/14 11:00am 3/08/14 11:00am

Cover Story: The Fascinating Anatomy of a Magazine Cover

You know the saying: you can't judge a book by its cover. With magazines, it's pretty much the opposite. The cover of a magazine is the unified identity for a whole host of ideas, authors, and designers who have created the eclectic array of stories and articles and materials within each issue. And, some would argue,… » 2/18/14 12:00pm 2/18/14 12:00pm

New York's Futuristic Central Vacuum System That Never Was

New York City at the turn of the 20th century was a pretty pungent place. Piles of garbage, millions of people cooking food, and about 2.5 million pounds of horse manure emptied into the streets per day will do that to a city. And don't forget the 420,000 gallons of horse urine flowing through the streets each week.… » 11/14/13 2:48pm 11/14/13 2:48pm

How The New Yorker Redesigned For the First Time in 13 Years


In its first major redesign since 2000, The New Yorker has revitalized its brand: gently updating its layout, redrawing its 88-year-old typeface, and recruiting a contemporary typeface to solve today's design problems. But don't worry—Eustace Tilly is not about to go all Gap logo on you. » 9/17/13 10:39am 9/17/13 10:39am

This Kiosk Prints Magazines and Newspapers As They're Purchased

Many people are claiming that these new Meganews Magazines autonomous newstands could save the print industry. That's maybe a bit optimistic, but at the least they'll help reduce the mountains of wasted paper from unsold magazines since the over-sized vending machine only prints publications when they're ordered, in… » 9/03/13 1:20pm 9/03/13 1:20pm

Amazon's Bundling Conde Nast Print and Digital Subscriptions for Cheap

Internet juggernaut Amazon and print media juggernaut Conde Nast are debuting one-click print and web subscriptions to some of Conde Nast's most popular magazines today. Buy a print subscription through Amazon All Access, and you'll get immediate access to the web version, with six-month print plus digital trial… » 8/20/13 1:52pm 8/20/13 1:52pm

Yahoo Internet Life Magazine Is an Awesome Relic of the Dot Com Era

Yahoo yesterday announced that it's bought Tumblr for $1.1 billion to communicate to millennials cool, hip, relevant, and that it understands what GIFs are. But back in the early ages of the dot com-era, the company was saying that through a monthly publication called Yahoo Internet Life Magazine. » 5/21/13 10:39am 5/21/13 10:39am

Cheap Goodies on Google Play for the Next Five Days

Google just crossed the rather staggering 25 billion apps downloaded mark, and to celebrate it's offering some heavy discounts. For the next five days you can download apps from top developers (Game Loft, EA, Rovio, and others) for just 25 cents a pop. And that's just the app side. » 9/26/12 7:00am 9/26/12 7:00am

Do You Actually Read Those Magazines You Download on Your Tablet?

Next Issue, the "Netflix of Magazines," is available today on the iPad. And that has me thinking a lot about the digital magazine format. In general, I love the entire idea of tablet magazines. The touch UI, the ability to carry years worth of issues with me all at once, the instant downloads, the interactive components, … » 7/10/12 12:40pm 7/10/12 12:40pm

It's No Longer Ridiculously Annoying to Get Sports Illustrated on Your…

It's been a minor quibble, but a persistant one; Time Inc. magazines—including Sports Illustrated, People, and Entertainment Weekly—have been available on the iPad for some time, but as individually siloed apps. You couldn't group them in Newsstand, but more importantly you couldn't subscribe through iTunes. Basically: … » 6/14/12 9:08am 6/14/12 9:08am

Your Favorite Magazines Are Coming to the iPhone

Adobe's Digital Publishing Suite powers some of the biggest magazines, including Wired and the New Yorker. Their latest iteration of the software brings some powerful new features—like alternative layouts—which means that it's now possible to build a one-size-fits all digital magazine that works on the iPad and iPhone… » 5/15/12 9:30am 5/15/12 9:30am