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

The Sad Economics of an iPad Magazine

When you turn the latest Sports Illustrated iPad issue to the portrait position, like a book, nothing happens. Just an error message. That's because Sports Illustrated is too poor to offer it in anything but the landscape format. » 9/20/10 1:39pm 9/20/10 1:39pm

Why You Can't Subscribe To Digital Magazines On Your iPad

The iPad was supposed to herald a new era in publishing. But the growing rift between Apple and Time Inc. shows that the early troubles clouding digital magazines have only gotten worse. So: is iTunes a mailbox or a newsstand? » 7/28/10 1:07pm 7/28/10 1:07pm

Pondering The Apple Tablet's Print Revolution

The Apple tablet could change everything. That's what people are hoping for, revolution. But revolutions don't actually happen overnight, especially if you're talking about turning around an entire diseased, lumbering industry, like publishing. » 1/26/10 2:10pm 1/26/10 2:10pm

Top Three iPhone Apps: Weed, Booze, and Partial Nudity

Apple's Puritanical app approval policy doesn't let in any really inappropriate apps, but it's clear that the people want to indulge their vices with their iPhones: The current top three most popular apps are focused on sex, drugs, and alcohol. » 7/25/09 6:00pm 7/25/09 6:00pm