Flipboard finally brings its magazine-like news reader to Android

Flipboard, the social newsreader with a stylish magazine-like design, has emerged from beta and is now available free for all Android devices, including the Kindle Fire (although it’s optimized for smartphones rather than tablets). Editor's Note: It's not compatible with my ASUS Transformer Pad 300 -- curses. The app lets you build a magazine made up of topics that interest you. Categories on offer include News, Technology, Flipboard Picks, Design, Photography, Politics, Sports, Style, Film, and Travel. Content is pulled from a range of quality sites like the BBC, Wired Magazine, and USA Today, and fully localized. American readers will… [Continue Reading] Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2012-06-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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To Grow Revenue and Engage New Readers, Magazines Think of the Children

Kid-focused brand extensions are no new phenomenon in magazine publishing. Sports Illustrated Kids, Time for Kids and perhaps the longest-running of all, National Geographic Kids, have each endured for decades and remain among the most widely circulated titles geared toward young readers. But... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-02-11 20:35:39 UTC ]
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People Magazine’s Newest Engagement Play Is Texting Readers Directly

You up? It's People. Starting Sunday, People magazine says it will be offering free, exclusive Oscars red carpet and backstage content to users who text 212-479-1704 and sign up by providing their name and phone number. The project is part of a partnership with Community, a messaging platform... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Has Magazine Media Finally Figured Out Its Path Forward?

What happened to all the spaghetti on the wall? Apologies for the overused expression, but bear with me. It’s a serious question I have been thinking about for the last year or so in regards to magazine media. In the grand scheme of things, I haven’t been covering the industry all that long, at... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-04-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple News Won’t Save Magazines. That’s Not Such a Bad Thing.

I don’t think we’re there yet. While various interested parties are trying sell Apple News+ as an obvious win-win-win-win-win for publishers, readers, Apple, democracy, cats, dogs and the perfect flaky pie crust, color me skeptical. Oh, there was no shortage of optimism when Apple announced the... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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How to finally bring Facebook to account | Letters

We must redefine Facebook as a publisher and not a platform so it bears responsibility for its content, says Pam Rudd. Tobacco was once ubiquitous yet many managed to quit, says Bob Walsh. We must view social media the same wayI do not believe we need to rewrite most of our regulation to... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Here’s a List of All of the Magazines Available on Apple News+

Apple News+, the tech giant's new paid subscription product for periodicals, went live in March to much fanfare, promising more revenue to help support quality journalism and the ability for media brands to reach new readers perusing the library of magazines and newspapers available on the... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-04-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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An A-to-Z List of All of the Magazines Available on Apple News+

Below is a full list of every magazine currently available on Apple News+, sorted alphabetically. For a list broken out by category, click here. 220 Triathlon 3D Artist 3D World ABC Soaps in Depth Adweek Afar Airbnb All About History All About Space Allrecipes Allure Alta American History Animal... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Google wants to bring local news back to underserved cities

Google and newspaper publishing company McClatchy announced a new partnership that will aim to develop sustainable business models for local news publications. As part of the ongoing Google News Initiative, the companies will be teaming up to create... Continue reading at Engadget

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Kensington Brings U.K. Grip Lit to U.S. Readers

Britain's domestic and psychological suspense writers offer a dark, edgy take on this mesmerizing genre. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Books News: Michelle Obama’s ‘Becoming’ Finally Hits Shelves

The publishing industry might have to think back to Harry Potter’s heyday for a book that has garnered as much attention as the former first lady’s has. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Indie Indigo seeks to bring 'beautiful writing and necessary ideas' to readers

Having worked for large literary lists and on one of the UK’s premier literary magazines, Ellah Wakatama Allfrey says she’s right at home at three-strong independent list Indigo Press. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bringing classics to the modern reader

We spoke to Legend Press' managing director Tom Chalmers about its second set of Classics, publishing this June.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Flipboard Wants To Be The Go-To News Source For Tech Mavens

From curation to presentation, the personalized magazine app is rethinking how it packages up the world of technology–with professionals in mind. In 2010, when Flipboard debuted, it called itself a “social magazine.” At the time, that meant that it pulled in content from your friends’ Twitter... Continue reading at Fast Company

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Finally, A Weed Magazine For The Rest Of Us

While legacy magazines falter, two digital media veterans think their cannabis-focused publication Gossamer may be the future. Weed and print media may have more in common than rolling papers.Read Full Story Continue reading at Fast Company

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Why 4 Famous Magazines Are Collaborating With Amazon to Transport Readers to the 1950s

In June, select subscriber covers of Cosmopolitan, Good Housekeeping, Redbook and Woman's Day will transport readers back to the 1950s. As part of a collaboration with Amazon, the four Hearst titles will have special, peel-off top covers with the logos and fonts the titles used in the 50s, as... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Android news from MWC 2018: 8 intriguing announcements you may have missed

Mobile World Congress 2018 is officially in the books and to the surprise of no one, the Galaxy S9 stole the show. From the AR Emoji to the Super-Slow-mo camera and recycled design, people couldn't stop talking about Samsung's latest flagship phone. And that means a lot of other announcements... Continue reading at PC World

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Readers are Going ‘Nuts’ for the Top 5 Recalled Ads in Men’s Magazines

Shoes, watches, sweaters and... pistachios resonate with readers. The post Readers are Going ‘Nuts’ for the Top 5 Recalled Ads in Men’s Magazines appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Amid “Fake News,” Magazines Can Offer Credibility, Safer Ad Environments, Argues New MPA Campaign

More than 120 major magazines will lend ad pages to the six-month campaign, titled "Magazine Media. Better. Believe It." The post Amid “Fake News,” Magazines Can Offer Credibility, Safer Ad Environments, Argues New MPA Campaign appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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D&D Reader app brings paper reference books to your tablet

Dungeon Masters can rest a bit easier now that the library of Dungeons and Dragons core rulebooks will soon be available in an easy-to-lug digital edition. Instead of a stack of heavy paper-bound volumes, you'll be able to take your iPad or Android t... Continue reading at Engadget

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