Wired magazine, which has been known as the widely-distributed tech publication has recently announced to join the mobile world with a new iPad app. Aiming at maximizing the iPad’s interactive reading experience, the new app of Wired Magazine is sold at $5 per issue and packed with stunning graphics and interactive features galore.
The May issue of Wired Magazine will offer a boat-load of those interactive features, like a Lego Lamborghini that takes shape step-by-step as you slide your finger across the screen, an interactive map of Mars, audio clips of Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor’s work in progress, and a number of rotatable 3D images. As all of those features are quite heavy in size, the app of Wired uses up to 527 MB.
Wired magazine releases app for iPad
However, Adobe whose popular Flash software has been notably excluded from all of Apple’s mobile devices develops cutting edge digital publishing technology of Wired app. Luckily, the Wired folks were able to work around Apple’s no Flash policy, and now with Adobe’s technology they can simultaneously create content for both the print magazine and the enhanced digital version with the same set of authoring and design tools.
IPad customers are hoping that Wired will soon offer a cost-saving subscription plan.
The app has got some compliments for is ambitious design, smooth interface, and impressive graphics, however, is also complained for its high price of the digital issues, too many ads, and a few minor bugs. IPad customers are hoping that Wired will soon offer a cost-saving subscription plan. For example, the print version has offered customers with a one-year subscription at only $10.
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