Next Issue brings 39 all-you-can-read magazines to iPad

Next Issue Media’s tablet magazines are finally available for the iPad, three months after the platform launched on Android 3.0. Users can read popular magazines like People, Vogue and the New Yorker for a flat monthly fee. So is the cost worth it?

Polar Mobile bets on HTML5 with new $6M funding round

Toronto-based Polar Mobile, which provides a digital media distribution platform powering the apps of some of the biggest media companies in the world, including Conde Nast, Sports Illustrated and The Wall Street Journal, announced a new $6 million funding round on Monday.

All Time Inc. iPad Magazine Apps Now Free for Print Subscribers

Time Inc. reached an agreement with Apple that allows U.S. print subscribers of Time Inc.’s magazines to get access to iPad versions for free. Instead of paying $4.99 per iPad issue, digital and print editions instead now cost about $0.28 per month via print subscription.

Sports Fans: An App to Get You in the Game

With baseball season around the corner, basketball in full swing, and March Madness upon us, Hitpost, a San Francisco-based start-up is releasing mobile apps to share photos of sports events. It is the latest of many apps that are building mobile-based immersive experiences.