News Corporation reveals 100k paying subscribers for Times newspapers
News Corporation's paywall for The Times and The Sunday Times newspapers has been the subject of much discussion since its introduction a year ago, with many commentators scoffing that people won't pay for news online.
July 1, 2011
Amber Books launches Top 100 Albums app for iPhone and iPad
The latest company investigating the crossover between music and book-apps is Amber Books, with an iPhone and iPad app called Top 100 Albums. Aimed at US consumers, it catalogues the best selling albums from the 1960s, 70s,...
June 24, 2011
Slacker launches its iPad music app
Slacker Radio has launched its official iPad app, joining Pandora with a native experience on Apple's tablet. The app launched yesterday, and includes all three tiers of Slacker's service - Basic Radio, radio Plus and Premium...
June 17, 2011
More details on Bjork’s plans for Biophilia iPad app-album
Bjork announced plans to have an iPad app at the centre of her new Biophilia project earlier in the year (Bulletin, 21-Mar-11). The Guardian has bagged more details on the app, which is launching alongside Bjork's stint at...
June 2, 2011
Rolling Stone boss criticises the rush to tablets
Rolling Stone's Jann Wenner has been talking about the magazine industry's approach to digital, and iPad in particular. "From the publisher's point of view I would think they're crazy to encourage it.
June 1, 2011
Artist Chris Propfe has launched a children’s songs iPad app Gavin Friday goes with ShoutEm for his iPhone app
May 23, 2011
Aspiro launches its iPad app
Aspiro has beaten its rival Spotify to launching a streaming music iPad app. The company's new app went live in Norway and Sweden yesterday, tying into the WiMP subscription service.
May 20, 2011
The post-PC era – ubiquitous, casual, intimate and physical
Sounds a bit saucy, right? Apple CEO Steve Jobs has waxed lyrical about the iPad spearheading the 'post-PC' era, but what does that mean, exactly?...
May 18, 2011
Hitlantis music discovery app for iOS goes live
Finnish startup Cognitive Maps has launched its free Hitlantis music discovery app for iPhone and iPad. The app, which has already been gaining plenty of buzz in the blogosphere...
May 17, 2011
YouWeb launches Pluto Plays Music music education app
US incubator YouWeb has revealed its latest project: an iPhone and iPad music app called Pluto Plays Music. Developed by entrepreneur Luis Sampredo,
May 13, 2011
Conde Nast and Hearst Magazines sign up to Apple subscriptions
Apple's controversial new subscription billing for iOS appears to be winning over the big magazine publishers. Conde Nast has adopted the system for its New Yorker iPad app, allowing readers to subscribe for $5.99 a month...
May 9, 2011