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.