Hearst Magazines, the publisher of titles such as Cosmopolitan and Esquire, is happy with electronic distribution on tablet devices such as the iPad. According to a Reuters article yesterday, Hearst President David Carey says the company has about 400,000 electronic subscribers so far and expects to have over 1 million subscribers at some point in 2012. Tablet providers such as Apple take about 35 percent of subscription revenue, giving Hearst about 65 percent of the revenue of each subscription sold
2011 December 01
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Right now for about a hundred bucks, you can buy a Ceiva picture frame . This device allows you to email pictures to a physical photo frame, allowing you to connect your digital lifestyle to your loved ones. If you have parents or grandparents who don’t spend their days hunched over email and Facebook (or even if they do), the Ceiva provides a solution that brings your photos away from your computer and into the living room
Leopard owners, it might be time for you to update your operating system. It’s four years old, and companies, including Apple, are no longer supporting it. Earlier this year, 1Password dropped support for OS X 10.5 Leopard, and now Mozilla may do the same with Firefox
Filemaker has released free holiday-themed goodies for Bento users.
Many people will buy a new or used car at some point, and that process has been enhanced immensely by the latest version of the free iPhone app from Edmunds . The app, simply called “Edmunds,” offers new and used car pricing and appraisals, plus the thorough reviews that Edmunds is famous for.
Exactly one day after the terms of Apple’s rental deal for its new Grand Central Terminal retail store became public, New York State investigators are looking into whether the Metropolitan Transit Authority gave “overly generous terms” to Apple for the space. The New York Post reports that the state comptroller is investigating the terms of Apple’s lease and other facets of the MTA’s business dealings “The article in the New York Post about the MTA’s contract with Apple in Grand Central Terminal is a cause for concern,” comptroller Thomas DiNapoli said