With Apple’s ‘magical’ iPad launching this Saturday in the US, publishers are gearing up with everything from Flash-free HTML5 video to interactive magazines and ebooks-as-apps.
on 03/31/2010 – Made popular on 03/31/2010
There’s been a lot of excitement around the possibilities that smartphones and especially tablets offer to traditional publishers, but they also present a big challenge — the costs are often too high, said MediaWire CEO Clifford Hoffer.
That’s why MediaWire is launching a new product called MediaWire Mobile, which allows publishers to launch their own branded apps on the Apple Store, G
Just as the iPhone and iPod Touch monetised a vast array of apps and games which were being given away free on the regular Internet, so too is the iPad set to give content publishers a way to charge for subscriptions with the Wall Street Journal reporting that it plans to charge US $17.99 per month for iPad subscribers.
TouchCast, a startup with a more interactive approach to online video, is launching a beta version of its Windows PC app today.
The company was co-founded by former TechCrunch editor Erick Schonfeld and it launched its first product, an iPad app, back in June.
The iPad 2 arrives tomorrow, the 25th of March, in 25 countries with many more still to come, far faster than the iPad 1 last year, showing just how supremely confident, organised and prepared Apple is for 2011 to truly be the year of the iPad 2.
If you own the new Apple iPad, you may want to download these wallpapers collection for your iPad. These wallpapers are optimized for iPad use. Because of its capability to rotate, Apple iPad needs a special wallpaper size and resolution.
Apple’s iBook eBookstore is getting a massive boost of textual freedom with the news from Appadvice that the iPad will feature the entire 30,000 free eBook collection from the famous Project Gutenberg site.