digital magazines

Starlog available online via Internet Archive

By Paul St John Mackintosh
December 22, 2014 // 1 Comment

Starlog, the very significant and much-missed science fiction magazine that ran from 1976 to 2009, has now been made available in full courtesy of the Magazine Rack section of the Internet Archive, which has put the entire run of issues up online, from its Star Trek-inspired inception to its [...]

Issuu pushes out app to Windows 8.1

By Paul St John Mackintosh
May 30, 2014 // 0 Comments

One more fresh sign that Windows 8.x tablets are maturing as ereading options: Issuu, which claims to be “the fastest growing digital publishing platform in the world,” with access to some “16 million free magazines,” has just announced the debut of a new Issuu App for [...]

Monrning Roundup: Rogers Media Pulls Digital Magazines from Zinio; France Doesn’t Tax DRMed Books Extra and more

By libertyc
November 20, 2013 // 2 Comments

Rogers Media Pulls All Digital Magazines out of Zinio and Launches their own Service (GoodeReader) Rogers Media is likely the largest magazine publisher in Canada and they have pulled all of their digital editions out of Zinio. Rogers intends on launching their own Netflix-like app, called Next [...]

Morning Roundup: 19 Books You've Been Meaning to Read Forever

By libertyc
June 17, 2013 // 0 Comments

19 Books You’ve Been Meaning to Read Forever (Book Riot) A little while ago, we asked you to confess the books you’ve always wanted to read but just never seem to get around to. You know, the ones that stare at you from atop your TBR pile and cause you endless readerly guilt. 358 readers [...]

Morning Roundup: Is e-book growth revenue stalling out?

By libertyc
June 12, 2013 // 0 Comments

Is Ebook Revenue Growth Stalling Out? (Digital Book World) Ebook revenue gains continue to slow this year. The latest numbers from the Association of American Publishers reveal that ebook revenue was up only 0.7% to $130.2 million in January. — Digital Mags Can be More Local, and More Global [...]

Morning Roundup: Digital magazine advertising to hit $3.8B by 2017

By libertyc
June 10, 2013 // 0 Comments

Digital Magazine Advertising to hit 3.8 billion by 2017 (Good e-Reader) Magazine companies have been one of the most successful segments of publishing to take advantage of the digital space. Very early on they have been able to leverage their strong brands across a wide spectrum, including [...]

Morning Roundup: Has self-publishing become a cult?

By libertyc
June 3, 2013 // 1 Comment

Self-Publishing Has Become a Cult (Salon) What’s funny is, the adherents would have you believe that once you self-publish, the scales will fall from your eyes and you’ll recognize self-publishing as the One True Path. Traditional publishing will reveal itself to be a lost circle of Dante [...]

Adobe Sees Steady Growth in Digital Magazines

By libertyc
May 8, 2013 // 0 Comments

Magazines have taken a hit over the years on sales in the marketplace. But we’re talking about physical magazines, the ones where you leaf through actual pages. Companies have moved toward digital magazines as a way to get consumers back, and even find new ones. According to research by Adobe, [...]

Foli Aims to Get Rid of Months-Old Magazines in Waiting Rooms {Review}

By libertyc
April 15, 2013 // 0 Comments

I’m sure you’ve experienced this. You go to the doctor or dentist, and you’re informed that “someone will be with you in a minute.” Yeah, right. Knowing you’ll really have a lengthy wait, you try to find a magazine to read. Hmm. People from three months ago. Time from one month [...]

Morning Links — Newspapers, magazines and viruses

By libertyc
February 12, 2013 // 0 Comments

Canadian Businesses Lobby for Right to Infect Computers with Rootkits and Viruses (Boing Boing) Newspapers That Aren’t Dying: 4 Success Stories and 4 Lessons (Paid Content) Hearst Digital Magazines to Undergo Rapid Transformation (Good e-Reader) Licensing Controversy: Balancing Author Rights [...]

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