Topic: Tablets

More Newspapers Hopeful About Paid Content, Thanks to Tablets

Digital shift could change newspaper revenue model

There finally seems to be some optimism in the newspaper business. Thanks to the consumer's love affair with the iPad, newspapers have discovered that people will pay for content. "You only…

MPA Levels Playing Field for Publishers' Tablet Data

Asks publishers to use specific metrics, language

The varying sets of rules determining how magazines can access their tablet subscribers’ information across different platforms—Apple has always been especially stingy with the statistics—has long irked publishers. But as…

Digital-Only Kids' Brands Lag Established TV Rivals

Advertisers still spooked by risk of being near inappropriate content

The kids’ marketplace offers one of the odder contradictions in media. No other demographic has adopted new digital platforms faster. And perhaps no other ad market has been slower to…

Will the Kindle Fire Be an iPad Killer?

Virtues and downsides for magazines debated

When Amazon released the Kindle Fire last November, it was heralded as the first tablet with a shot at loosening Apple’s stronghold on the market. But with Apple still dominating…

Funny or Die Jumps into Tablet Content with 'The Occasional'

The iPad mag is a new twist on reverse-publishing

Once upon a time, magazine stories debuted in print form before being thrown on the web for the masses to read. But recently, websites like have been taking the…

The Economist Launches Tablet-Only 2012 Election App

The free HTML5 app aggregates content, tweets, links

The Economist Group is giving political junkies one more way to follow the 2012 election with a just-announced, tablet-only app. The free HTML5 app, called Electionism, will include content from… Makes Facebook Pages More Mobile Friendly

With new startup, imeem founder aims to simplify mobile marketing

More and more companies are relying on Facebook Pages to connect with their fans, but CEO Dalton Caldwell says there's something missing: A simple way to connect those Pages…

Magazines Pull Back on Tablet Bells and Whistles

Why it's back to basics for some publishers

When the iPad launched, magazines rushed to shovel expensive rich-media features into their tablet editions. But now that they have to create editions for the new Kindle Fire and Nook…