Catching up on a few recents apps and stories…
mono.kultur have a lovely free iPad app version of their recent ECM issue. Highly recommended.
The New Yorker is far and away the most succesful Condé Nast app – see the top five figures here.
The mono.kultur and New Yorker apps share a simple approach to their content, unlike so many magazine apps. But Khoi has found an even worse example of ‘burdensome and user-unfriendly interfaces’.
A comparison of the numbers of apps the main US publishers are selling.
SPD recently held an iPad event in New York featuring five people behind recent magazine apps. Read reports here.