Newspapers and magazines must be up very high on the list of ‘can’t wait to see it on iPad’ items. So it’s always good to hear a bit of news on plans for leading titles that are coming to the iPad, and when we should expect to see them. Like this from a New York Times report today:
Condé Nast’s plans for the iPad tablet computer from Apple are getting firmer.
The company already has an iPhone version of GQ.
The first magazines for which it will create iPad versions are Wired, GQ, Vanity Fair, The New Yorker and Glamour, the company plans to announce in an internal memorandum on Monday.
Wired Magazine Editor-in-Chief Chris Anderson announced at the Technology, Entertainment and Design conference on Friday that the publication would be releasing its content for the iPad by summer.
Great stuff. I am looking forward to getting back into reading newspapers and magazines on the iPad, as it’s something I do more and more rarely with printed publications of this kind. And Wired is just the sort of magazine that strikes me as lending itself very well to the iPad as a publishing medium,
It should be an ideal title for taking advantage of some of the multimedia power of the iPad.