Digital Magazine Publishing Tools
The first set of tools to publish on the iPad are now available to the public as BETA program. We have been part of the Pre Release Program and I have to say that these tools are quite impressive… The Adobe® Digital Publishing Suite is a turnkey set of hosted services and viewer technology that tightly integrates with Adobe Creative Suite® 5 products. Using the Digital Publishing Suite,...
From The Hip: Bundle Diving In The WIRED iPad App. →
I finally got around to downloading the WIRED iPad App today. My first observation was it was taking forever to download, initially I thought my internet connection had dropped out. A quick check of the App Store showed the download weighed in at a whopping 527MB! Surely there’s not that much content in the app? Adobe were charged with bringing WIRED to the iPad, so I was curious to delve into...
The Cost of Building an iPad App
Most people have no idea of the costs involved in building an App for the iPad or the iPhone, but as it involves many people and countless hours of work, the numbers can get astronomical and the most times the expected revenues are not enough to pay up for all bills. Check this article on PADGADGET.COM showing examples of Twitterific, FLUD and Cut the Rope.
Turning A Print Magazine Into A Friendly IPad...
Check out the critique on Dazed and Confused on Design Notes, one of the blogs I follow regularly because of the interesting links and views on contemporary design. More Info @App Store or Read Full Article in designnotes.com
UP! is the magazine of the TAP Air Portugal, the Portuguese air carrier. Although very well designed by +2Designers with special attention to cover shoots and showing really interesting contents —I fly as much as I can with TAP and it’s a pleasure to read it— their iPad version is the perfect example of how not to do a Digital Magazine. The approach of quickly transforming the existing...